Political editor Dene Mackenzie profiles the Dunedin North electorate.
Eileen Goodwin takes a look at the Dunedin South electorate.
A couple shot in a Melbourne nightclub while engaged in a sex act at a dress-up party have filed a lawsuit seeking damages.
ELECTION 2017: Who are you going to vote for on Saturday? Here's a summary of the political parties' policies on important issues.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern's grandmother has died.
An urgent instruction has gone out to government departments ordering staff to cancel non-essential air travel as the fuel crisis continues to bite.
The Otago Regional Council is disappointed with Go Bus over the way it announced changes to school bus routes and has committed to look for potential solutions.
The SDHB has gone into damage control mode over a radio story about its troubled urology department, saying it never admitted six men would have a shorter life because of the delays.
A Maori politics lecturer at Massey University claims some Maori have been given "misinformation" by staff at early polling booths.
The fourth major Atlantic hurricane of the year, Maria, has strengthened into a rare Category 5 storm as it churns through the eastern Caribbean.
Police have found missing Dunedin man Stephen Lowe's car.
Swiss prosecutors are investigating after toilets in a bank and three restaurants were blocked by thousands of euros in high-denomination banknotes.
St. Louis police are investigating whether some of its officers chanted "Whose streets? Our streets" during protests by people upset over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a...
Malnutrition is putting twice as many kids in hospital compared with 10 years ago, as food prices continue to bite into household incomes.
The federal government is facing fresh calls to introduce a sugar tax as part of a plan drawn up by a coalition of health and community groups which want urgent action to tackle Australia's obesity...
A British endurance cyclist has smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation of the planet on a bicycle, riding 18,000 miles (29,000km) in under 80 days.
A person is understood to be trapped and critically injured following a truck crash on the West Coast this morning.
The broken Marsden Point fuel pipeline could be operational again by early next week.
The aviation fuel crisis caused by a ruptured pipeline has suddenly become a central issue in a tight election contest, forcing the National Government to scramble in a bid to limit impact to the travelling public and to its own vote.
ELECTION ISSUE: Climate change policy is proving to be one of the vexed areas of the 2017 election campaign, reports Dene Mackenzie.