Germany and other European Union countries turned a blind eye to the refugee crisis building on its external borders for too long, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a German newspaper interview to...
Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule has apologised to the people of Havelock North over contaminated water which has made more than 5000 ill.
Some 3000 migrants were saved in the Strait of Sicily in 30 separate rescue missions, the Italian coastguard said.
A rural Northland road went into lockdown for three hours as police searched for a man who went on the run after a firearm was allegedly brandished at another vehicle. The Armed Offenders Squad were...
A Hastings father has narrowly escaped tragedy after an empty bottle was hurled through his windscreen from a passing car.
Islamic State spokesman and head of external operations Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed in Aleppo province in Syria, it has said.
Grieving colleagues of a Dunedin man who fell four storeys to his death in Thailand have described him as someone who was adventurous with a love for travel.
The United States has welcomed an apparent pause in fighting between Turkish-backed forces and Kurdish militia fighters in Syria.
Young musicians from throughout Otago took to the Kavanagh College auditorium stage last night to vie for the regional Rockshop Bandquest title.
Otago's response to a tsunami will be put to the test today when the region’s Civil Defence personnel and partner agencies take part in a national tsunami simulation called Exercise Tangaroa.
A Dunedin businessman fears if sporting and community organisations can be prosecuted under new safety legislation, their governing bodies may drop their support.
An Otago pharmacy student is being held in custody after being charged with possession of amphetamine and steroids while on bail awaiting trial for other drugs charges.
Equipment used by top gymnasts, such as Simone Biles, at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will soon be landing in Dunedin.
The Dunedin City Council has started looking at "high level" options for significant investment in South Dunedin’s stormwater infrastructure.
A man on a zero-alcohol driver’s licence who drank a bottle of bourbon before driving his work vehicle to a police station has been jailed.
After 57 years of nursing, Lesley Dennison jokes she wants to retire before she becomes more of a patient than a nurse.
One of the larger conferences to come to Dunedin, a six-day international event that will attract up to 1000 delegates to the city, is the latest in a series bringing considerable economic...
Two Dunedin apprentices are heading to the Master Electricians Challenge final.
The Blind Foundation’s leadership programme is in full swing.
An insurance stoush is set to heat up as an East Otago woman, recently confined in a Malaysian hospital, returns home.