The world was standing helpless as United States President Donald Trump continued his disturbing immigration policy which meant parents were locked away and their children kept separately in cages.
There should be no surprise recent news stories have highlighted appalling conditions inside many Dunedin student flats.
New Zealand is facing a winter of industrial action after nurses this week rejected the latest pay offer from district health boards.
Talk of a gondola from the middle of Queenstown to the airport should not be summarily dismissed as pie in the sky.
New Zealand First MP Shane Jones launched a blistering attack on Fonterra, calling for chairman John Wilson to leave town in the first available taxi.
Tourism industry executives have just a month to submit their ideas to the Government on its plans for an international visitor levy.
Another winter, another cluster of crashes on Otago's roads.
As the world watched with fascination, United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shook hands in Singapore, making history as they did so.
The abject horror Winton man Oliver Beaumont must have felt as he was being mauled by two Rottweilers at the weekend must have been terrifying.
Any doubts about the influence Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First leader Winston Peters exerts on Cabinet can now be dismissed.
When a reckoning is completed on the primary figures of Otago cricket in the past 70 years, Mike Hesson’s name should be there.
The All Blacks start their international season tonight with injury worries at the back of mind for players, coaches and the public.
New Zealand's close association with its Pacific neighbours is often underplayed here.
The Government seems intent on digging itself into a hole from which there may be no escape.
Extreme weather does not prove the existence of global warming, but climate change is likely to exaggerate it by messing with ocean currents, providing extra heat for forming tornadoes, bolstering...
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Angst in Wanaka about its rapid growth, including likely transformation of its airport, is palpable.
By later today, or early tomorrow, it will be known the extent to which Europe, Canada and Mexico will go to counter the United States’ tariffs.
Justice Minister Andrew Little is preparing to make major changes within New Zealand's criminal justice system, indicating the ``three strikes'' law is set to be overturned.
Sir Peter Gluckman has scuttled a myth which caused hundreds of state house tenants to be evicted and has cost Housing New Zealand and private landlords millions of dollars.