Port Chalmers author and illustrator David Elliot’s latest book, Snark: Being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock ... and its tragic aftermath, won...
"Ghost soldiers'' will walk the streets of Dunedin in a live-action tribute to Otago soldiers who fell at Passchendaele during World War 1.
Jake licks his lips before accepting a treat at the SPCA in Torridon St, Opoho, to mark SPCA Cupcake Day yesterday.
The shady past of a 19th-century figure and the difficulty of pronouncing the word "wynd'' have stymied a developer's plans to name an East Taieri subdivision.
A $7 million cycleway, including a new $900,000 bridge spanning the Water of Leith, got almost unanimous approval from the Dunedin City Council yesterday.
Dunedin may not be able to claim Richie McCaw but it can claim a towering giant by the name of ``Reachie McClaw''.
An Australian report into child sex abuse on Monday recommended new laws to compel clergy to report sex abuse allegations they hear in religious confession.
The "Big Ben" bell in the British parliament's famous clock tower will cease its regular bongs at noon on Aug. 21, falling silent for most of the next four years while renovation works are carried out, the House of Commons said
The deaf community have started a petition to add New Zealand sign-language interpreters to the election debates.
Elephants were pressed into service to rescue hundreds of foreign tourists trapped in a Nepal jungle safari park, officials said, as the death toll from flash floods and landslides after four days of heavy rains rose to 70.
New mental health initiatives include programmes for preschoolers and "e-therapy" for young people and prisoners.
Questions continue to take the gloss off the $36.8 million West Coast economic action plan, which failed to make any mention of key industries such as fishing, the meatworks and timber mills.
The Government has been accused of scaremongering after it said Labour's water tax would force Treaty of Waitangi settlements to be renegotiated.
The young New Zealand woman who died on her honeymoon in Vanuatu had suffered critical injuries after falling from a horse.
The Turnbull government faces a possible constitutional crisis, after Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce was told he could be a citizen of New Zealand because his father was born in Dunedin.
A man in Tonga has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of an Aucklander who was electrocuted while in the country for his father's funeral.
A smoke haze is blanketing Sydney as rural firefighters prepare for a significant fire season across the state.
A man suspected of stabbing a woman and her 18-year-old son is dead after crashing his car into a parked truck in Brisbane.
Overnight downpours have led to some Christchurch roads being closed, and there are warnings of more rain to come.
Danish police say a submarine owned by a man charged with the manslaughter of a woman who had been on board seemed to have been deliberately sunk.