A man has died after a light plane crashed at an airfield in Waikato.
A brisk walk after dinner has significant additional health benefits for those with type 2 diabetes, a University of Otago study has found.
The Government has announced plans for a growing prisoner population including double-bunking for an extra 80 beds at Ngawha in Northland, a new building at Mt Eden to take 245 extra prisoners.
Popular Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra apologised for a glossy travel magazine cover after it sparked outrage with social media users accusing her of insensitivity towards refugees and migrants.
Forest & Bird’s annual Bird of the Year competition is under way.
A Mexican federal judge who presided over appeals from high-profile drug kingpins in recent years was fatally shot in the head outside his home, authorities said.
Police are appealing for information after cash was stolen from a Mornington supermarket and drinks from a football club in St Clair.
Shops supplying portraits of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and royal memorabilia are scrambling to meet demand as mourners flock to buy pictures of the revered monarch days after his death.
Austria plans to convert and possibly tear down the house Hitler was born in to prevent it becoming a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis, the Interior Ministry said.
Greenland's government urged the United States and Denmark on clean up 30 rusting Cold War-era US military installations there, saying it was losing patience over risks of radioactive and chemical waste.
Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said that its founder Julian Assange's internet was shut down by the government of Ecuador.
At least one person died and six people were injured by an explosion and subsequent fire at chemicals maker BASF's biggest production site in Germany, the company said at a news conference.
Chefs, cafe and restaurant managers, and retail managers are the three occupational groups that will be most affected by raising the bar on immigration applications, the Cabinet was told before it approved changes.
Wanganui MP Chester Borrows has appeared in the Wanganui District Court facing a charge of careless driving causing injury.
Prime Minister John Key will have batting support from former Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum when he travels to India next week on a trade delegation.
A Dunedin paedophile has been jailed for more than four years for molesting a 7-year-old boy and trading child pornography online.
Dunedin was the hottest place in New Zealand for much of yesterday as temperatures reached a scorching 26degC.
Police have warned Dunedin residents against joining in the clown craze sweeping the world after a man in a clown costume terrorised residents in the city's student quarter.
More than 500 Southern District Health Board patients will be affected by the junior doctors' strike.
The defence says there's no evidence Dunedin cleaner Alexander Merritt was at the premises of Spotless Cleaning Services when a fatal attack on his colleague took place.