The Oamaru-born man infamous for an amateur facial tattoo of his nickname "Devast8" has told the district court in Christchurch he has been brutally bashed in prison.
A British expert in sexual culture has told the Grace Millane murder trial that attitudes towards sex have changed drastically in the past three decades. Follow the trial here.
Toxicology shows no presence of 1080 in dead rats that washed up along with other animals on North Beach near Westport earlier this month.
The defence team representing the man accused of murdering Grace Millane has called an academic to speak about sexual culture.
Air New Zealand has launched a sale for its regional routes - including from Auckland to Dunedin - in a week marred by cancellations.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has refused to confirm whether a foundation giving money to his political party would be considered a donation and needed to be declared.
Staff and students of a Northland school are reeling after the death of a 13-year-old female student at the kura.
The man accused of Grace Millane's murder won't take the stand and give evidence in his own defence, the High Court has heard.
Airline passengers are being warned to take precautions ahead of the silly season, after Air NZ announced it was axing several international flights over the holiday period.
A witness says a Dunedin doctor sounded "angry and quite stressed'' just minutes before he is accused of stabbing a teenage girl to death.
He had only been in Dunedin for about 20 minutes, but Shaun Wallace already had a piece of trivia up his sleeve.
Some South Island women working in transport industries are dehydrating themselves because they can't access a toilet at work, says a union.
The mother of a nine-year-old boy found dead in the small Southland settlement Otautau last month cried as his alleged murderer appeared in court this morning.
A medical student rort appears to have been going on for years, even decades, with several GPs telling RNZ they believe authorities have been turning a blind eye.
The father of a boy killed by a hit-and-run driver says his family is still "battling with the pain" of not having the 15-year-old in their lives.
The Court of Appeal has denied permanent name suppression for a man who was engaged in the online exploitation of children and paid $80 to abuse a boy in a Manila hotel room. Warning: This story...
An Otago mum who takes her children out hunting says she has received death threats from random strangers online.
Actress Nancy Brunning, who played roles ranging from Nurse Jaki Manu in Shortland Street to matriarch Ramona Mahana in the film Mahana, has died.