Two Mazdas stolen by thieves in Dunedin over the weekend were left extensively damaged.
A woman threw acid at four female American tourists at a train station in the French city of Marseille on Sunday, an attack police said they did not believe was terrorism-related.
East Taieri School has closed for the day because of the risk caused by a rapidly rising stream.
North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the UN in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear US President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time.
Matthew Kyte had just made a fresh start in life when he died in a single-vehicle crash in Napier at the weekend.
An initial investigation by the Marsden Point oil refinery has found a digger driver searching for swamp kauri caused the critical damage to the fuel pipeline months ago.
A push for so-called "green days" at Dunedin Hospital has been defended from a claim it is a bureaucratic waste of time.
Route and timetable changes to the Dunedin bus network have taken effect.
New technology worth more than $750,000 is expected to help Port Otago pinpoint noise that annoys Port Chalmers residents.
Former Cantabrian Joyce Lomax (88) is one of the first people to live in Oamaru’s newest retirement facilities.
Singing, stag roaring, a man in a funny hat and even some speed dating may seem unusual for an election debate, but it turned out to be surprisingly effective.
Brophy Aerial Studios performers put on a display of stilt walking, contortion, hula hoop, acrobatics and breath-taking aerial acts during their circus show Fragments of a Dream, at the King’s and...
The Maori Party has finally broken its silence on Labour’s water levy proposal, calling for a clarification of ownership before a tax was applied.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has defended last week’s tax policy backdown, saying she had put her case and the public had put its case back to her.
Six months after Gavin Wilson shredded his hand in an accident, he accidentally welded his replacement to a sculpture.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters wants to clean up corporate New Zealand by banning executive recruitment bonuses and limiting golden parachutes to the same provisions that workers have.
New Zealand Veterinary Association chief veterinary officer Helen Beattie is making a stand on the nation’s cat problem.
Politicians will get their final chance to look at economic indicators on Wednesday and Thursday before Saturday’s election.
Police searching a Dunedin man, who disappeared from his workplace on Friday morning, say he may be anywhere in the lower South Island.
Tobias Deveraux (13), of Dunedin, won first place in the senior theatre division of RoboCup New Zealand in a national robotics competition for school children on Saturday.