PM decides to hold general election on September 20, so as not to conflict with the G20 summit in Australia.
Captain faces court after carrying passengers to Picton and back with a 3.5m gash in ferry's side.
Man dies week after allegedly being attacked outside a Christchurch party.
Spectacular three-cart crash at the West Coast trots sends driver flying high.
Police are trying to determine level of intoxication of man who drowned in the Whanganui River on Friday.
Steve Irwin's friend and cameraman Justin Lyons remembers the moment a stingray barb killed The Crocodile Hunter.
A US lawyer has agreed to serve at least 20 years' jail for his involvement in a global pedophile ring that was first discovered in New Zealand.
The civil engineering and infrastructure company has posted a profit of $64 million for the half year.
John Key says the increases would be greater under a Labour Government.
Telecom is moving into the "big data" market as it seeks new growth avenues to offset the decline in its fixed-line calling business.
Apparently gargling with oil will remove nasties from your mouth... Well, no-one ever said detoxes were enjoyable.
This sauce will be smeared on pizzas, flipped through pasta, dolloped into casseroles and simmered with mince.
Rural children are driving illegally because law changes have made it too hard to get licences.
Elizabeth Hurley has reportedly been left "humiliated" by Shane Warne.
Millions visit the Great Wall each year, and too many end up leaving their mark on it.
After two unsuccessful operations costing nearly $2000, it was time to say goodbye to Mindy.
Dairy industry rubbishes survey which says dairying damaging NZ's international reputation through a poor environmental record.
National revealed two fresh faces during the weekend and Labour announced a new Christchurch candidate.
Danny Lee has secured his best finish on the PGA Tour and narrowly missed out on his maiden victory on the tour.
The stunning landscapes of Queenstown are matched by its superb cuisine.
More kiwi women are developing a taste for craft beer.
I'm leaving Shaky Town, Cone County, Christchurch, to move back to Wellington.
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Maria "what's your excuse?" Kang is back - and as pushy as ever.
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A mother who battled cancer during pregnancy chose to also have an elective mastectomy on her unaffected breast.
For top banker Cecile Houlot-Hillary, the toughest part of her career has been navigating her way through maternity leave.
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Authorities in Los Angeles say itâs ââmiraculousââ a blind man escaped unhurt after falling on train tracks.
American economist gives "stimulus package" a whole new meaning and finds fame as an unlikely porn star.
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