The transmission of electricity between the North and South Islands has long been contentious and the debate is about to become much louder.
Australia's policies on deporting residents with criminal records or suspected of "bad character" are harsh, cruel and unfair.
Promising rugby player Losi Filipo made a decision as a teenager which will haunt him and his four victims for a long time.
The recently-completed series on television about Sir Edmund Hillary - along with Tenzing Norgay the first to climb Mt Everest - has revived interest in arguably this country's greatest figure.
The "Great War'' from 1914-18 is defined in part for 21st-century New Zealanders around the slaughter of Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele. In 1915, 1916 and 1917 New Zealanders took part...
It will come as little surprise to Dunedin residents that the city topped the polls in the latest Quality of Life survey.
Dog attacks have become a regular occurrence in New Zealand and children younger than 10 are twice as likely to be bite victims.
The accolades have been rolling in for John Key. The Prime Minister yesterday chaired the United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria and the previous day gave a speech to the UN General...
Finance Minister Bill English has stepped in to try to resolve what is now a troubled political issue on the establishment of the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary.
Illegal fish dumping is so widespread in New Zealand that if the rules are property enforced, more than half of inshore fishers will go out of business, New Zealand has been told.
While much of the detail contained in the ``strategic assessment'' of the Dunedin Hospital redevelopment was previously known, seeing the cold hard facts grouped together is confronting.
The true Olympic spirit has been alive and well at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics.
The outcry over the case of Aucklander Nikolas Delegat, from the wealthy Delegat family, is perfectly understandable.
There has been near-universal approval for new family violence measures, which will go part of the way to reducing one of the most serious blights on the face of New Zealand life.
New Zealand's attempts to normalise relations with Fiji since the 2014 elections have received another setback.
The level of detail the United States presidential candidates are required to furnish to the media and voters is astounding and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton is about to provide even more.
Later this week, New Zealand will have to justify to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child a controversial aspect of its youth justice system.
Greg O’Connor has presided over some major issues in his time as the face of the Police Association, the police officers’ union.
The extension of the Government’s Housing Accords and Special Housing Area (SHA) legislation may have provided breathing space for the Queenstown Lakes District Council, but there is still no...
How the mighty have stumbled.