United States President Donald Trump has lashed out at the FBI for missing signs that may have prevented the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, shooting in which 17 pupils were murdered...
Keeping secrets from the public — or as those guilty of that action would prefer to put it, withholding information for various, sometimes tenuous, reasons — is one of the first worrying steps...
Health Minister David Clark may soon have another pay equity issue to decide as the midwifery service in Wanaka, and other parts of the south, lurches close to crisis.
The resignation of Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, has cleared the way for Cyril Ramaphosa to become the country’s leading politician after days of ANC infighting.
Dunedin is welcoming back the many thousands of students who bring with them a vibrancy the city enjoys for nine or 10 months each year.
Bill English will leave Parliament with an unfilled legacy, and attributes he will receive credit for only after he leaves.
New Zealand is quickly becoming a society divided by the ownership of housing and its related wealth, an independent stocktake of the country's housing sector has found.
These are the people we trust the most.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins made his intentions about the future of New Zealand’s education system very clear before the election. And he is now starting to deliver on his promises.
It should be assumed Port Otago Ltd did not take the decision to close two Dunedin wharves, and review the status of a third, lightly.
Volatility returned to sharemarkets around the world, catching many by surprise and causing some panic among investors not used to these sudden changes in investing fortunes.
New Zealand children, according to a report last week, say they are experiencing racism from other pupils and teachers at school.
It has been a strange week for women and the course of equality.
Until late last year the prayer said before each sitting of Parliament was packed with old-fashioned language and, some would say, old-fashioned concepts. The prayer, established in 1864, includes...
School is back, much to the delight of many parents, but it may well be teachers, particularly those in the primary sector, who have the most to smile about.
Many southerners will be shrugging their shoulders and expressing incredulity at the huge change in weather across Otago over the past couple of days.
When the Apollo missions to the moon filled the airwaves during the 1960s, few would have thought a tiny country at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean might one day become an important player in the...
Sport again provided inspiration as well as entertainment through the feats of tennis great Roger Federer. His triumph at the Australian Open was extraordinary.
Labour laws were always going to change under a Labour-led government.
The formation of an action group to provide a voice for and to assist Southland farmers understand and deal with Mycoplasma bovis is a positive move.