Woman devastated that a father of two has perished despite her efforts to fight a huge shed fire.
The arrest of a socialite at the centre of an alleged $9.2 million mortgage fraud may have come because of attempts to spread the scam.
Man convicted of young woman's brutal rape and murder has a rocky start to freedom.
Two men involved in a gangland shootout metres away from a school have been jailed.
Puppies raised in an alleged "battery farm" have been dying in pet stores.
Swans star Adam Goodes was racial abuse by a 13-year-old girl in last night's match against Collingwood.
He helped rescue three women held captive in an Ohio house, but Charles Ramsey says he won't endorse burgers.
Canterbury insurers are failing to meet their own post-earthquake rebuild targets, blaming "unforeseen" problems for the delays.
Homeowners who thought they'd sold their houses have been left in the lurch.
The Waikato District Health Board has launched a review after its website was hacked this week.
He was once an obese accountant and is now an exotic dancer, but he's still a regular churchgoer.
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How to make culinary magic with just three ingredients.
Audi's new A3 is a bit bigger, a lot lighter and feels like it's been to finishing school.
A survey looking into our music listening habits finds that Kiwis love the 70s and would rather give up social media than song.
The only positive about New Zealand is it's beautiful, writes immigrant Rachelle Worby-Ryan.
Not all itches go away with a simple scratch. Roughly 15 per cent of people suffer relentless, long-term itching.
Apple growers seek compensation after produce was blocked on its way into Russia.
The Indiana Pacers threw open the NBA Eastern Conference finals, upsetting the Miami Heat with a 97-93 victory.
Simon Lusk is an intriguing figure in NZ politics. So who is he and what does he do?
It was difficult not to see the significance in the number 111 for Daniel Vettori.
Find your spiritual side in Rangiroa, a coral atoll way out in the Tuamotu Archipelago.
A day with the controversial, colourful Social Development Minister Paula Bennett.
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