Government halves timeframe to make the most earthquake-prone buildings safer.
Hawke's Bay police search for two men who pursued girl as she tried to run away.
Feeling challenged at the World Cup could bring out the best, but stress will do the opposite.
All Blacks' trek around the smaller centres has two Wairarapa towns excited.
Wellington Free Ambulance has been told to reinstate two paramedics after employment case.
Their product ideas range from surfboards to motion capture technology but the entrepreneurs behind eight startups have yet to prove they can turn prototypes into saleable products.
The Government is considering a law that would require overtaking drivers to give cyclists up to 1.5 metres of space.
Police scour dental records to ID decomposed man in "bizarre" scene.
Once a year, the sun-beaten Masai Mara National Park in Kenya becomes a marathon race track.
Thieves used fish hooks to pilfer thousands of items from postboxes in Hawke's Bay and Manawatu.
Cory Jane’s hopes of playing a second rugby World Cup crashed to earth on Sunday morning.
Hot on the heels of revelations about Pretty Ricky's lewd Christchurch show it turns out the band got up to similar sex acts in Wellington.
A hand-crafted, artisan product from Poraiti is making its mark internationally.
Orchids attract an avid and wide following, and lovers of the exotic blooms can indulge in a spectacular show this weekend.
Dozens interviewed, four boats and eleven vehicles seized in morning raid.
Martinborough residents are angry they are being asked to stump up to fund part of a new town hall centre.
Charges over the death of a Raumati baby have been upgraded to murder
Southern Wairarapa towns to get ultra fast broadband as Government kicks off next phase of fibre roll-out.
City Mission food parcels to go gourmet after The Food Show.
Wellington Zoo's Cara the chimp is recovering after an ear operation to save her hearing.
Ngaio School pupils have carried out their own version of the national flag referendum.
Prime Minister John Key has picked his favourites of the final four flag designs.
Family photo album found in van abandoned in Christchurch 30 years ago claimed by late owner's daughter.
Rare disease sufferer tired of Government's "buck-passing" over her potentially fatal condition.
Consumers look set to pay more on their gas bills from October.
Wellington City Council's revenue from fines and penalties is dropping steadily.
Almost a quarter of Hawke's Bay voters have had their say in the region's amalgamation poll but the returning officer says it is too early to predict the final turn-out.
Police and Housing NZ each visited Porirua flat after complaints over smell, but did not enter.
Man who did not use condom during sex with prostitute escapes punishment.
For the first time since being formed in 2001, the Hutt Valley District Health Board will be run by a clinician.