Anahera Koni might have met her idol Lydia Ko earlier this year, but now she is one up on the golfing superstar.
Some say the world's first internet-ready coffin, fitted out with high-speed internet, PlayStation 4 and a high definition surround sound TV screen, has a certain practicality about it.
Seat sales on the first charter flight from Dunedin to see the aurora australis are taking off - so much so, the trip's organiser is already considering making the flight an annual event.
The Southern district's new CIB head will take up the post next month.
The carers of people with disabilities, addiction and chronic illness need as much support as the people they look after, a forum heard yesterday.
A documentary about a musician's journey from troubled to triumphant times will have a free public screening in Dunedin tonight.
A new Dunedin resident has won a painting auction; now he just needs a wall to hang the artwork on.
A doctor tested a woman's cervix, but then failed to act on the abnormal lab result until queried by the National Cervical Screening Programme more that six weeks later.
Thailand's 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, is in an unstable condition after receiving haemodialysis treatment, the palace said in a statement.
A teenage boy was seriously injured in an incident at an indoor trampoline park in Christchurch last week.
Rotorua Boys' High School's head of rugby has failed in his bid to escape conviction for assaulting three teenagers.
Gable Tostee allegedly called a New Zealand woman he met on Tinder a "psycho b****" and told her she was lucky he didn't throw her off his balcony just moments before she plummeted to her death, a court has heard.
A defiant Donald Trump has attacked former President Bill Clinton for his treatment of women and vowed, if elected, to put Hillary Clinton in jail for operating a private email server while US Secretary of State.
A scientist has given evidence of analysing a bloody glove, embroidered with the letter “A”, found in the bin of a cleaner accused of murder.
Four people were injured after an Air NZ flight hit turbulence 40 minutes into the trip from Vietnam to Auckland.
NSW Premier Mike Baird is tipped to reverse his ban on greyhound racing amid a backlash from several senior Nationals MPs.
Cabinet ministers Barnaby Joyce and Mathias Cormann won't say whether the government has a plan B for legalising same-sex marriage.
A seal ''of some refinement'' took a seat in the sun on Portsmouth Drive in Dunedin yesterday.
Australia's richest woman Gina Rinehart and a Chinese developer have agreed on a deal to jointly purchase Australia's largest private land holding.
A man charged with arson after a house fire in the Dunedin suburb of Concord will apply for bail tomorrow.