The 2018 South Island Dairy Event (Side) will be held in Dunedin and organisers are planning to mark its 20th anniversary with a big celebration.
A person has reportedly died after a yacht collided with a fishing boat off the coast of Hong Kong during the gruelling Volvo Ocean Race yacht that features several New Zealanders.
Rocker Tom Petty died in October due to "multisystem organ failure" brought on by an accidental overdose of seven medications, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner's office said on Friday.
The U.S. government officially shut down at midnight on Friday (Washington time) after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter...
The Woodhaugh Hospital and Rest Home in North Dunedin was evacuated today after a fire in one of its bedrooms.
Diners and shoppers have been evacuated from the Newmarket Plaza Food Hall after a fire broke in the building this afternoon.
A jury has found three people not guilty of criminal negligence causing death in connection with a train derailment that killed 47 in the town of Lac Megantic in Quebec.
A stash of guns, $2.5m in cash and 2kg of meth have been found at a Te Atatu property by police who were called to break up a couple of men fighting with golf clubs.
Two people were hit by a car and injured - one critically - during a street fight in Panmure early today, police say.
Sleep may be harder to come by for some people over the next few days as much of the country is in the grip of warmer-than-normal night-time temperatures.
Scorching temperatures are set to continue on Australia's east coast, as both Victoria and New South Wales brace for temperatures above 40degC.
The US military has put countering China and Russia at the centre of a new national defence strategy.
As Kim Dotcom gets ready for his Queenstown wedding today, his lawyers are apparently serving "a multibillion-dollar damages claim" against the Government.
Rain, rain, come again another day — please. Both farmers and gardeners are hoping the recent rain across Otago and Southland is not a one-off.
Jacinda Ardern opens the front door of her Auckland suburban home in bare feet.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy is likely to have an impact on social policy in New Zealand, a University of Otago politics lecturer says.
A trial banning vehicles from the forecourt in front of the Dunedin Railway Station could lead to a permanent change, the Dunedin City Council says.
Jacinda Ardern is set to make her mark in history again, as the first New Zealand prime minister to give birth in office — and just the second in the world.
As a former MP and cabinet minister Pete Hodgson had some big jobs, but his new role steering the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital is his biggest yet.
Climate change and its implications for Dunedin have been a factor in the Otago Regional Council’s decision-making for some time and will probably become even more important.