The man shot by police in Rotorua earlier this month has died.
Turkish special forces backed by helicopters, drones and the navy hunted a remaining group of commandos thought to have tried to capture or kill President Tayyip Erdogan during a failed coup, as a crackdown on suspected plotters widened.
Hillary Clinton is set to become the first woman presidential nominee of a major US party, a historic moment that Democrats hope will help eclipse rancour between her supporters and those of her rival in the primaries, Bernie Sanders.
Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a church service in France, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat, an attack that President Francois Hollande said showed the threat from Islamist militancy was greater than ever.
Two police officers are in custody after a Kiwi sportsman was allegedly kidnapped in Rio de Janeiro.
The grieving family of a newborn Sydney baby who died after mistakenly being given nitrous oxide say they want justice.
Fire crews are battling a large blaze in a block of flats in Christchurch this morning.
About 120 determined Karitane residents packed into their community hall last night and learnt they had won a three-month reprieve from New Zealand Post plans to get rid of counter mail from the local shop.
Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has staked his job on consultation taking place before any changes that would require councils to amalgamate.
An priest in his mid-80s was killed with a knife and another hostage was seriously wounded in an attack on a church in northern France carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State.
A long-time Taieri resident says the removal of walls around grave plots at the West Taieri Cemetery in the 1970s might be behind recent damage.
Go Card users will generally benefit from changes to Dunedin's bus network system, which include a switch to a simplified five-zone fare structure next month, Otago Regional Council support services manager Gerard Collings said yesterday.
A Mosgiel bar has landed itself in hot water with police for opening for the Rugby World Cup final last year.
Dunedin performer Jayden Trinh Jesudhass (11) has come third in reality Vietnamese television show Vietnam Idol Kids.
A lighting upgrade at the Dunedin City Library is saving the Dunedin City Council about $66,000 a year.
A Dunedin bus users group, Bus Go, plans to provide up to a dozen "bus buddies'' to help city bus users cope with changes to public bus routes and the zone system next month.
Opening night of 'Grease', More FM Arena, Dunedin, Thursday, July 21, 2016. PHOTOS BY: Gregor Richardson.
Book launch of 'The Snow Farmer', by Sally Rae, Brydone Hotel, Oamaru, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. PHOTOS BY: Sally Brooker.
By Jamie Mackenzie - Year 13, St Hilda's Collegiate School
The beautification of Mosgiel will continue, with a mural to be painted on a brick wall on the south side of the Mosgiel RSA car park.