A British woman broke down in tears at a candlelit vigil held for backpacker Grace Millane.
Air New Zealand says three days of strike action planned for next week has been called off.
Nine councils have dropped a joint plan to trial online voting in next year's local body elections.
Conservative lawmakers in Britain will hold a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.
The father of murdered teenager Emily Longley has issued a plea to New Zealanders to change their attitudes before another young woman dies.
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is seeking a third term in the city's top job.
Prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves was crowned the Kiwis player of the year for 2018 at the New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) annual awards on Wednesday.
CBS News has settled a lawsuit filed by three women who accused broadcaster Charlie Rose of sexually harassing them and accused the network of being "fully aware" of his behaviour.
The mother of Jack and Jennifer Edwards, the teenage siblings shot by their estranged father in Sydney, Australia, has been found dead at her home in West Pennant Hills.
Two players from Christchurch have won $500,000 in tonight’s Lotto draw.
Six out of ten sunscreens tested by Consumer NZ fail to meet their SPF claims, the watchdog says.
Wallabies star David Pocock is backing under fire Australia coach Michael Cheika but says he has concerns of a different kind over his own neck.
New Zealand's natural disaster safety net has no agreement with insurers to receive claims as happened after the KaikÅura quakes, if another major event strikes.
OPINION: Public displays of emotion are not really our thing, as Kiwis.
Animal rights activists have called for an end to greyhound racing after the revelation 353 dogs were euthanised this year.
A major manhunt was underway in the eastern French city of Strasbourg in the early hours of Wednesday (local time) after three people were killed in an attack on a Christmas market.
A Wellington regional fuel tax could have covered the cost of $500 millon worth of extra transport projects, documents reveal.
One in seven Christchurch residents have embraced the e-scooter craze, taking more than 200,000 trips in almost two months.
Glenn Maxwell has urged the Australian public to be more patient and forgiving with the nation's cricketers, describing the world of social media as a "dangerous" place and identifying player welfare as an overlooked issue in the game.