The Otago Regional Council's proposed new head office project in Dowling St is moving closer to reality, and a new multi-storey car park building nearby also seems likely.
Everyone knows there is no such thing as a free breakfast - there is always a catch.
There was outrage and disbelief yesterday in response to Mondelez International's plan to apply for ratepayer cash to hold this year's Cadbury Chocolate Carnival.
A 33-year-old has been charged after an axe attack on another man outside the Z service station in Greymouth this morning.
Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule has been selected to stand for the National Party.
Homicides in Mexico increased by more than a third, fuelled by violence after an internal split in the Sinaloa drug cartel.
A runaway bull led New York City police on a wild chase after escaping from a slaughterhouse.
Two people are in a critical condition after a bus and a car collided, sending the bus careering down a bank near Akaroa, on Banks Peninsula, this evening.
Mexico apologised to three indigenous women who spent over three years in prison after being falsely accused of kidnapping seven police officers.
Police and the Armed Offenders Squad swarmed a Canterbury property today, only to find no-one there.
A top-level meeting to discuss the Cadbury closure ended with reporters being ejected from the civic centre and the workers' union leaving early.
A father has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after killing his 2-year-old daughter in a moment of ``true horror'' at their Hawera home.
The transgender community responded to a Kiwi teenager who spoke out against her school allowing transgender student to use the girls' bathrooms.
Actor Sam Neill has threatened to call for a boycott of Cadbury products should the company go ahead with the closure of its Dunedin factory.
The southern German state will ban the full-face veil in schools, universities, government workplaces and polling stations.
A house fire which claimed the lives of a woman and her granddaughter was started when the child's mother left the stove on after using it to spot cannabis.
A date has been set for an inquest into the death of Auckland teenager Christie Marceau, almost six years after she was killed in her North Shore home.
Trump's administration will leave protections in place for immigrants who entered the US illegally as children, official guidelines say.
The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region.
Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, exceeding 90 years in some places, a large international study says.