Almost 50 New Zealanders with neuroendocrine cancer are raising money to pay for treatment in Australia because it isn't available here.
Egypt says it plans to press ahead with air strikes against Islamist militants in Libya who it says were responsible for killing Egyptian Christians.
US Senator John McCain says Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to global security than ISIS.
KFC's sponsorship of the Rugby League World Cup has been slammed by Consumer NZ - but Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says much sport would not take place without such support.
Two Venezuelan opposition leaders were wounded by security forces dispersing protests against President Nicolas Maduro.
Former world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in South Florida early on Monday (local time) on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would walk away from divorce talks with the European Union without a deal if she had to, but her rival in an election next week, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, said he would make sure an agreement was reached.
A Northland rugby club is devastated at losing all its playing gear and equipment, including a recently-replaced ride-on lawnmower worth $35,000, in a suspicious fire.
An ex-Papamoa College IT technician has been jailed for more than three years after he engaged in a sexual relationship with a student and committed indecencies against two others.
New Zealand has about 33,000 emergency responders - police, fire, ambulance, and military - and behind many of those people is a spouse working their way through the stresses and strains of supporting someone whose job can be traumatic.
Kiwi mum mourns three 'beautiful teens' in horrific three-way crash in Australia
It can be hard to break old habits - and at 104, Olive Ford has more than a few.
Mental health is no longer ``out of sight, out of mind'', the country's head of mental health says.
Frosty conditions are expected to greet motorists again this morning after police issued a warning to motorists following freezing fog on the Taieri yesterday.
Alwyn Isaacs' faith in humanity has been restored by a man who believes in karma.
Camo, Pounamu and Smuggles were among early suggestions, but it's a hard job finding the perfect name for a jewelled gecko.
A historic Dunedin grandstand at an even more historic ground has been given a new lease of life.
A cool start and a lack of wind contributed to smoggy conditions in Northeast Valley, Dunedin, at 9am yesterday.
It appears a joy-riding Nissan thief has struck again.
The condition of the Frasers Gully track was not to blame for a man who fell, injured himself and spent the night in near-freezing temperatures last week, the Dunedin City Council says.