An intense snowstorm has headed out to sea after dumping up to 60cm of snow on parts of the southeastern US, leaving three people dead in North Carolina.
The first sod is set to be turned on Thursday for the $9.3 billion Inland Rail project in central western New South Wales.
A bill that gives terminally ill people a legal defence for using illicit cannabis products has passed its third reading in Parliament today.
A needle has been found in a strawberry bought at a Timaru supermarket, prompting the store to pull the fruit from the shelves.
Police caught more than a dozen drink-drivers in Dunedin in a blitz at the weekend, including one who was more than four times the legal limit.
The Government has fast-tracked part of the new Dunedin Hospital build, as details of the $1.4 billion project emerge.
More than a third of New Zealand women experience physical or sexual violence from their partners or ex-partners, a new report into family violence says.
Uber users have taken to social media in outrage after a worldwide outage of the popular ride-sharing app.
India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year, but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival - troops of monkeys threatening its New Delhi offices.
New Zealand's Justice Minister says UK media naming the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane is potentially jeopardising a fair trial, which could heap more misery on her family.
A Canadian court has weighed whether to grant bail to a top Huawei executive, while she awaits a ruling on extradition to the US.
The decapitation of a 71-year-old man marks the eighth killing in a cluster of homicides in the Wellington District.
A former Russian agent accused of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence US policy toward Russia is expected to plead guilty following a deal between her lawyers and US prosecutors.
A Department of Conservation ranger has told of sleeping with a gun under his bed, amid fears for his family over death threats from anti-1080 activists as figured reveal threats against staff have risen dramatically recently.
A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found unconscious with serious wounds in Flat Bush last night.
Grace Millane's death is a reminder of the huge amount of work that needs to be done to reduce violence directed at women in this country, says Jacinda Ardern.