Excuses for getting off school don't get much better than 14-year-old Riley Hathaway's from Snells Beach.
Police are seeking help from the public to locate a Palmerston North girl believed to be hiding in Auckland.
Auckland family's horror after their cat was trapped,shot and stuck in the freezer.
Unease is growing about the loss of national treasures overseas as kauri gum collections break up.
The people of Silverdale want to get on the bus, but threats of parking fines will make it difficult.
Auckland businessman offers a reward to help find the arsonist who hit their home while the family slept.
Two American tourists crashed their car which then burst into flames north of Auckland.
A woman who fell from a ladder yesterday is in a stable but serious condition.
A crime spike in the Rodney District has seen more homes burgled and cars stolen.
Former TVNZ identity and Rodney District Council mayor Doug Armstrong has died aged 83.
A transformer which caught fire and exploded in Orewa, north of Auckland, caused a power cut to 5181 homes last night.
I's unlikely to be a high drama affair, but this week's king tide will be of particular interest for some.
Adventurous young takahe Peti's escapades have seen her sent off to predator-free Motutapu Island.
Nearly 2000 letters and packages went undelivered after a postie struggled to cope with his round.
Earthworks on a property in Ti Point has angered residents concerned that the Whangateau Harbour is under threat.
Kathy and Mick are ready to battle it out on a new reality TV show to help their son and his girlfriend into a home.
A young kiwi helping orphans was herself born in a Romanian prison and raised for a year in an orphanage.
Brad Luiten has hopped his way to a probable Guinness World Record in a 10 kilometre run.
Amanda Sewell, 26, has given up her summer to give free medical care to children living in poverty.
The ever-changing face of the Hibiscus Coast is under the knife again as developers make the most of the dry spell.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?