Should we be told more about small quakes to prepare for the risk of a big one? Only if it doesn't amount to living in fear, say experts.
A Kiwi expert is heading to the Middle East to train the "White Helmet" volunteers.
Archibald Stocker's Nelson descendants are piecing together the life of a soldier from the Boer War.
How does Prime Minister John Key get around the world, and how did his plane break down?
Can gangs - or anyone else - really solve New Zealand's meth problem?
Last year, 82 per cent of doctors said they had prescribed meds or treatment they knew were of no use. Here's why.
Deep beneath Vietnam's foodie centre is a prehistoric fantasyland that belongs to the movies.
Reclusive duck farmer who started world's biggest energy drink has left wealth to 11 family members.
For 15 months, Stephen Schroeder and his doctors dismissed a rash as a stubborn jock itch. Then he found out it was cancer.
Is there any stopping Curry, Durant, Green, Thompson - one of the greatest line-ups in NBA history?
Why scientists say the public aren't being told enough about smaller quakes.
Sexual propositions, manipulative prisoners and contraband - just another day for prison officer Ingrid Bunney.
He changed his name to Mc Lovin to make people laugh - but it was sparked by tragedy.
We all know a couple who claim to be "happily unmarried" but I'm not convinced.
Rock-star sexologist behind the graphic book taking France by storm on passion and female fantasies.
OPINION: New Zealand has a serious problem, and talking about it once a year won't change a thing.
More than 100 sign up for class action on dodgy steel mesh in their new homes, sparking call for government inquiry.
Marti Friedlander, whose photographs held up a mirror to New Zealand, is saying goodbye. But you're not allowed to feel sorry for her.
Gable Tostee's Kiwi lawyer found himself caught in the middle of courtroom drama unlike anything he'd seen before.
Opinion: Warriena Wright's terrifying last moments should not have been broadcast to the world, writes Oscar Kightley.
OPINION: As much as NZ Rugby wants to spin the fallout from months of controversy, the times, they are a changin'.
Take a building inspector through the soon-to-be city of Flat Bush in Auckland, and watch his hackles rise.
Ten years ago, there was a public outcry over pest control. Now, it's "kill the buggers".
OPINION: The selfie election is so 2014. Next year's election will be all about the Facebook campaign.
OPINION: Revealed: The secret memo to Bill English that was never written ... and would never be actioned even if it had been.
Meet the man behind ambitious plans to reinvent a struggling West Coast town's economy.
Infidelity has become big business. But can marriage survive one partner’s urge to “feel alive again”?
Rugby has had a torrid year off the field. Is there a deeper problem with the institution?
You too can make a mint as a builder in post-quake Canterbury. All you need is a dog, a ute and radio.
OPINION: At first blush, this would seem to be the final days of an unstable megalomaniac. And they might well be.