At least one person is dead and State Highway 2 is blocked after a truck left the road.
Multiple scrub fires across the central North Island have stretched fire crews to their limit.
Napier-Taupo road all clear again after truck crash held up traffic.
The man wanted on unlawful sexual connection charges has been found in Hastings.
Love, lunacy and liquor lead to one of New Zealand's most horrific mass murders.
Councils' plans to fight rising sea levels threaten coastal property ownership.
A man wanted after a cyclist was hit in Napier is now in custody.
Ministry for Primary Industries launches probe after reports of alleged welfare complaints at dog pound.
Jesse Bucknell was a new dad when his truck left the road and hit a tree, killing him. A barrier could have saved his life.
Vehicle was carrying 11 people - including seven children - when it hit a tree.
Zeelandt's focus is "true to style" beer people keep coming back to.
Shawn Harding stabbed his partner in front of his children and attacked a TV3 reporter on the road.
Three generations of surf life saving members in one family.
Arguing was heard before a suspicious fire began.
The weather will offer a few lollies this weekend, especially on Anniversary Day.
Van carrying eight-strong shearing gang hit tree near Gisborne
"Germans take their baking seriously"
Drivers of electric cars will not have to worry about running out of steam on isolated highway
Craig McKibbin plans to swim over 12 kilometers a day around the edge of Lake Waikaremoana.
Death of Jason Houia has been referred to the coroner
NZ ratepayers own half a billion dollars of art - but 93 per cent of it isn't on display.
While the rest of the country wonders when summer is coming, Hawke's Bay elderly are fainting in heat
Dogs and swimmers advised to stay away from spots on the Tukituki River
Man thrown through a McDonald's restaurant window charged with assault
The annual Hawke's Bay wine festival returns for 2017.
Cyclist dies after morning collision with truck near Gisborne Airport.
All the world's a stage - and Wellington could soon be a major player.
Poacher said his car was 'in the bush in pieces' but fishery officers weren't fooled
Family are now urging others to make sure they check on their loved ones.
A driver is hurt, but alive, after jumping from a truck before it flew off the road.