A woman accused of importing more than 250kg of drugs had discovered "almost the perfect scam", a court has heard.
Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified.
Police have launched a full investigation into a viral video in which an officer appears to push a teenager off his bike and up against a fence.
Police believe a body found in a national park northeast of Perth is that of a missing New Zealand man.
Nigeria would let Boko Haram choose a non-profit organisation as an intermediary in any talks on the release kidnapped schoolgirls.
A 27-year-old man will appear in Dunedin District Court on Friday after police recovered stolen goods.
At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in Sirte.
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives had "underestimated" the challenge of integrating record numbers of migrants.
While much of the country enjoyed sunshine yesterday, the weather is set to pack up in many places this week.
A man allegedly punched a woman in the face several times after wrestling her baby out of its stroller on Timaru's main street at the weekend.
Police are continuing their hunt across the greater Auckland area for an armed and dangerous man they say sparked a massive manhunt in Northland.
People with minor injuries and illnesses are being told to contact their doctor because Dunedin Hospital is at capacity and demand is stretching emergency departments in the district.
The DCC has been praised for making the "best of a bad situation" over freedom camping as construction begins on an upgrade of facilities at Warrington Domain.
Turkey's army and its allies have thrust deeper into Syria, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had...
Like a dusty old LP, life seems to spin in circles.
Caroline Quirey looks like a normal 11-year-old but behind her smile the East Taieri School pupil is fighting a rare bone marrow disorder.
Finalists in the 2016 Big Sing secondary schools choral festival combine under musical director Andrew Withington during a rehearsal for the Big Sing Gala Concert on Saturday night in the...
University students have little understanding of plagiarism and how to avoid it, University of Otago research has revealed.
Runners in the Cadbury Marafun leave the start line at the Caledonian Sports Ground in Dunedin yesterday.
The Dunedin Public Library was a hive of activity at the weekend as families flocked there for a celebration of children’s literature.