A man arrested over an alleged violent kidnapping of a woman has escaped police custody.
7:57pm Man's body found in creek on North Shore, but specialist team needed to recover it from site.
Auckland schoolteacher charged with committing "indecent acts" in his classroom.
Two men are charged with assault with intent to injure former All Black Justin Marshall.
Trio tortured teen by burning circles on his body, shaving his head and sticking him with pins.
The official, slightly awkward, music video from Gisele & Bob Sinclar for 'Heart of Glass'
Veteran NZ hiking guide slams the "plans of wealthy white men", saying they are insignificant compared with the loss of 13 sherpas on Mt Everest.
A Maori businesswoman who made the New Year's honours list plans to appeal against a court decision ordering her to pay almost $14.5 million to a Maori land trust.
Retailers had an extra sweet Easter this year in the capital, with spending up by more than $2 million from the holiday weekend last year.
Company highlights the ways it is increasing its reliance on alternative power sources and sending less electronic junk to landfills.
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Australian architect says building the Wellington's Basin Reseve flyover would be like putting a motorway beside the Sydney Opera House.
GoT will survive shocking scene (spoiler)
The reaction to this week's Game of Thrones episode has been heartening, but it appears deliberate.
Philippines budget airline Cebu plans to launch direct services to Auckland next year.
You know that film - it's not necessarily bad, in fact it's almost good. Until that one scene ruins it all.
The first products have rolled off the factory floor at a new $120m Fonterra UHT milk-processing plant in Waikato.
Disarray. There is no other word to describe the mess the Labour Party plunged into last night.
V8 Supercar fans got to meet their favourite drivers today before the upcoming four day ITM 500.
His new album 'Honest' puts Future well and truly at the centre of the hip-hop universe.
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Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs.
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Kiwi couple Jo Crabb and Stephen Allwood live in rural France, and in Martinborough.
They say beer should be drunk within the shadow of the brewery.
A US woman has sued her mother's neighbour over a pet duck.
Reptile researchers stumble across remains of vicious battle which saw two predators literally devour each other.
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