The Maori Party has finally broken its silence on Labour’s water levy proposal, calling for a clarification of ownership before a tax was applied.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has defended last week’s tax policy backdown, saying she had put her case and the public had put its case back to her.
Six months after Gavin Wilson shredded his hand in an accident, he accidentally welded his replacement to a sculpture.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters wants to clean up corporate New Zealand by banning executive recruitment bonuses and limiting golden parachutes to the same provisions that workers have.
New Zealand Veterinary Association chief veterinary officer Helen Beattie is making a stand on the nation’s cat problem.
Politicians will get their final chance to look at economic indicators on Wednesday and Thursday before Saturday’s election.
Police searching a Dunedin man, who disappeared from his workplace on Friday morning, say he may be anywhere in the lower South Island.
Tobias Deveraux (13), of Dunedin, won first place in the senior theatre division of RoboCup New Zealand in a national robotics competition for school children on Saturday.
Port Chalmers residents are in for a noisy nine months of daily hammering as Port Otago begins installing 138 30m-tall concrete-filled steel piles at the town’s multipurpose wharf.
Erina Hunt, of the University of Otago’s language centre, throws a bucket of water over the peace pole on the museum reserve yesterday to get rid of graffiti before the United Nations International...
Jarrod Anderson cuts the hair of Louie Potter (13) as part of the dads’ and lads’ haircuts stall at the Anderson’s Bay School Fair yesterday.
Dunedin Railways engineering manager Ward Kellett points out recent repair work in Taieri Gorge during a break in a train trip between Dunedin and Hindon on Saturday.
Former refugee Mohammad Harbi (19) clutches an inflatable ball while he and (from left) Ahmad Agha (14) and Ahmad Alhmwi (14) battle a group of teenage girls at Tirohanga Camp, near Outram,...
Five Republican senators called on Friday for Washington to retaliate for an alleged sonic attack, inaudible to some human ears, on U.S. personnel in Cuba by expelling Cuban diplomats and possibly...
Landlords would have to get a warrant of fitness for their rental properties within two years, pay bond to cover repairs, and could be subject to a demerit point system under a just-announced Green...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte taunted the head of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Saturday, asking if he was a paedophile because of his focus on the killing of teenagers in the...
Rock legends U2 and singer Ed Sheeran have cancelled concerts owing to violent demonstrations in St Louis.
Former Napier City councillor Peter Beckett has been found guilty of murdering his wife in Canada.
Jacindamania has electrified the New Zealand election campaign, even for Aussies.
The Government has offered to help oil companies struggling with an aviation fuel crisis that threatens to disrupt air travel out of Auckland for the next "10 days to two weeks".