A look at the latest from the American election which includes the bombings in NY, Donald Trump Jr. making a Skittles analogy when referring to Syrian refugees and news that George HW Bush will be...
A 19-year-old international student has avoided conviction for starting a nuisance fire in Hyde St, despite admitting lighting the blaze.
A niece of the Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been murdered in Mexico after she was kidnapped.
A vehicle has crashed south of Paeroa, closing one lane of traffic as police investigate.
A local body candidate has been the victim of an apparent racist attack on one of her billboards.
Three men have been charged over the death of Hamilton man Brent Paul Brown.
Three people have been charged in Auckland with smuggling almost 2kg of meth inside high heel shoes, a soap box, car lights, and a golf putt box.
Federal prosecutors charged the Afghan-born man arrested after the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey with four counts including use of weapons of mass destruction and bombing a place of public use.
An Egyptian court sentenced nine policemen to three years in prison for physically and verbally assaulting two doctors at a Cairo hospital in January, an incident that prompted strikes and a protest demanding justice.
The Department of Conservation is investigating the gruesome find of a dead skinned kiwi in Northland.
Emergency services have been called to Auckland's Whenuapai Airbase after a scare involving a plane.
A Rhode Island man charged last year with plotting to behead Massachusetts police officers in support of the Islamic State militant group is due to plead guilty to conspiracy charges this week, according to court papers.
The maker of Skittles has objected to a social media post by Donald Trump's son in which he compared allowing Syrian refugees into the US to eating poisoned pieces of the sweets.
Police and fire officers are investigating a "suspicious" blaze at a council flat in Christchurch.
The United Nations rowed back from describing an attack on an aid convoy in Syria as air strikes, saying it did not have conclusive evidence about what had happened.
John Key has used his speech to the UN General Assembly to campaign for Helen Clark to become its next Secretary-General, advocate for the TPP and call for the Security Council to take action on Syria.
George Street Normal School pupil Grace Arthur competed in the long jump during the school's annual sports day.
The University of Otago has compared its efforts to battle New Zealand's drinking culture to ''bailing out the Titanic with a thimble'' as it sets its sights on liquor outlets in the student quarter.
Dunedin primary and secondary school pupils shared their findings on the impact of dredging on Otago Harbour's sea life at a Sediment and Seashores Project meeting yesterday.
A former Dunedin man has built a dystopian future where a Donald Trump-like character attempts to ''make the galaxy great again''.