Father and daughter bears Sean and Sasa tucked into their usual meal at Wellington Zoo today, but with a Christmas twist.
The festive season's upon us and, whatever the weather, the world's getting into the Christmas spirit.
A Dunedin solo mother who went up to four days at a time without food in order to feed her son last Christmas is helping feed strangers this year.
The Dunedin Public Library's choir is singing Christmas carols each day this week.
The festive season is a time to indulge and get creative with fantastic local seasonal food.
If you're finding yourself short on ideas for the perfect present for your partner this year you're not alone.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares some advice on making the best of the silly season.
Vandals have displayed a lack of festive spirit in Invercargill where a public Christmas tree (pictured) was to be removed today, following repeated damage.
The Wonder of Christmas co-ordinators Mel Carter (left) and Sarah Walker display a Christmas trees made from teddy bears at the Dunedin City Salvation Army corps last night.
Santa put in an appearance at North Otago's Weston School yesterday ahead of the logistical nightmare that is worldwide Christmas Eve present delivery.
There will be no trimmings, treats or trifle for the 10,000-odd prisoners behind bars this Christmas.
It takes a long stretch of the imagination to turn a pile of old boards into some of the most spectacular Christmas decorations in the city.
Dozens of dangerous toys are on Santa's naughty list this year after a pre-Christmas safety blitz by NSW Fair Trading.
As Christmas draws closer, many children's thoughts turn to gifts, but some are bucking the trend and learning it is better to give than to receive.
Cookbooks are always a great gift for those foodies in people's lives — here are a few picks from the team at Fresh.
Chef Bevan Smith shares some delicious recipes for the festive season.
Christmas has been cancelled at nearly a third of Kiwi businesses this year, a survey has revealed.
'Tis the season to be jolly and tackle the hidden health issue of malnutrition among older Australians, says the peak body for dietitians.
Oamaru hotelier James Glucksman poses with York Minster - in gingerbread form - in Oamaru yesterday.
Denise Price, of Green Island, donned a Mrs Claus outfit for the Green Island Christmas Market on Saturday and dispensed a basket of lollipops to children.