A judge in a rape trial in which a man connected with his alleged victims through a dating app has urged a jury to avoid prejudice.
Otago Daily Times
A popular video starring members of a volunteer fire brigade has been removed from social media due to its "nature and theme".
Legalising cannabis may put more pressure on police resources and, if the pricing system is not correct, could fail to dent the black market, the Police Association says.
Two 21-year-old men were taken to hospital on Sunday morning - both with head injuries - after a fight in central Queenstown.
After being diagnosed with cancer in February, six-year-old Brianna Steedman deserved to be treated like a princess for a night.
The answer depends on our vision for the future of New Zealand and the world, writes Bruce Munro.
A NZ-based company has joined forces with Nasa on an Earth-observing satellite mission to detect the most microscopic producers of harmful or potential killer toxins.
The Highlanders have made just one change to their team to take on the Crusaders on Sunday in Christchurch.
It is going to be tough for the Highlanders to win on Sunday against the Crusaders, but the side is not going to hoist the white flag.
A Dunedin man says two women he met through Tinder whom he is accused of raping consented to rough sex.
A man has been sentenced to home detention for what a judge called one of the "most bizarre acts" he had come across in his many years on the bench.
A stock truck has crashed into a railway overbridge, blocking both lanes of the Kaitangata Highway in the second crash near Balclutha this morning.
A Dunedin man caught performing an indecent act by his neighbour was "extremely embarrassed'' when police turned up at his door.
A push for a diversion for the woman who scaled a five-foot wall to escape a Covid-19 quarantine hotel was declined by the head of prosecutions in Wellington.
Unseasonably warm temperatures have created almost spring-like conditions at the skifields but it is not unusual, scientists say.
Christchurch’s reawakened tourist draws offer a fresh safari of sights and experiences, as Mike Yardley discovered on a post-lockdown exploration of his hometown.
In a cruel twist, many Covid-19 survivors could be affected by a once-obscure chronic fatigue condition, initially termed the Tapanui flu, and whose existence was once ridiculed and denied.
Queenstown lawyer Joseph Mooney has been picked as the National Party's candidate for Southland in September's general election.
A disgraced Dunedin financial adviser whose "unconscionable'' offending included visiting victims of his multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme on their deathbeds has been sentenced to almost nine years in prison.
A woman who lost her husband to cancer while being defrauded of more than $700,000 is full of praise for the judge who sentenced Dunedin fraudster Barry Kloogh to almost nine years in prison.