Will she risk a pee-stop in the Waikato town?
OPINION: Is the Labour-Greens deal what they call the political equivalent of friends with benefits?
Academics say it's time for an R-rating for on-screen smoking.
Train services are getting back on track after second person was hit in Auckland in one day.
A driver is on the run after crashing his car in South Taranaki.
Wellington may start charging people if they aren't on time for burials or cremations.
A family is sheltering with their baby girl at a marae, after sleeping rough for 18 months.
DOC's annual whale survey in Cook Strait will not be taking place this year.
Councils say they are being forced to do more police work, and ratepayers are picking up the tab.
Temperatures will continue to drop across the South Island this week, but a brief respite is ahead for the long weekend.
Sir Mark Solomon might have another way of holding onto power.
Labour and the Greens have announced an historic joint effort to change the Government.
Robyn Shore's heart stopped beating, she wasn't breathing and she started to turn purple - in a first aid course.
"We were so close to home I could taste it."
Builder Nathan Whayman doesn't say much at the best of times, but his community's generosity has left him speechless.
Commuters on east Auckland bus services could be left waiting by more driver strikes.
This was not physical discipline - this was being violent to your kids, judge tells couple.
Thief may regret rash decision to take 100kg of bacon.
Timing of "$5000 for Auckland homeless" policy surprised PM and deputy, but Paula Bennett isn't worried.
Five-year-old needing teeth removed arrives at hospital drinking Powerade because of marketing featuring his sporting hero.
"Two major tourist places in Australia are saying it's not good enough to have these vans about."
Child abuse images too sickening for judges to look at as paedophile disputes jail sentence.
"People in general are looking for someone to blame for Moko and I am it. I am it."
Sounds Air could fill gap left by Air New Zealand after national carriers drops Blenheim-Christchurch flights
Air NZ drops Blenheim-Christchurch route, a day later Sounds Air is in talks to take over.
Gypsy Day will see sharemilker William Mehrtens move three tractors, bailers, a wagon, two toddlers, and a wife.
Treasury will be having words with National Party tweeters who broke Budget embargo.
A service for the largest naval battle of WWI has been held in Devonport, Auckland.
It's Gypsy Day, but farm sales and sharemilker movements are down in the south.
A 103-year-old building once home to generations of Catholic priests in Hamilton, will be torn down in July.
A note from her daughter wasn't enough to save a Mongolian visitor's stash of yak meat.
Plain packaging for smokes is on its way, and the Maori Party wants Parliament to push it harder and ban smoking inside its grounds.
Would Harambe have been shot if the same thing happened in New Zealand?
Horsing around on Dunedin's Southern Motorway ended in a police call-out.
A 43-year-old man has died in hospital following a car crash near Timaru.
"I believed that I was fine. The reality was I couldn't really stand up and I was losing hair."
Traffic is delayed in the Rototuna area.
We talk to teens about about sex, but should we talk to them the same way about alcohol?
Cold nights greet the start of winter, but there will be sunshine in the daytime.
Wellington's building entrances, laneways, Civic Square and bus stops are now smokefree.
Three patients complained of pain after Valerie Todd did acupuncture on them.
Christchurch woman who pushed for rights of sex workers for almost three decades is retiring.
Police told not to comment on nationality or ethnicity of drivers involved in crashes.
Whanganui MP Chester Borrows said TPPA protesters blocked his car again at the weekend.
Police are still looking for the man who reportedly fired shots at a house bus on a Coromandel property.
Four of the five men accused of murdering James Whatuira have had their charges downgraded.
The third iteration of Hastings' pirate ship is about to open following three arson attacks
''She wasn't a careless person," says Kiwi expat's friend after deadly crocodile attack in Australia.
She was the girl next door. He was obsessed, prosecutor says.
It's not going to get much warmer than it is now, folks.
Police threaten to pepper spray defendant, while a woman in the public gallery tries to record the struggle.