Police faced online condemnation over this video, but they say they were arresting an armed robber who held up a pregnant shopkeeper.
Four men were charged after police raided six properties earlier this month.
At risk kokako have returned to Taranaki after a twelve year absence.
It doesn't matter there's never been an accident, incident or near-miss, it still needs $20,000 of safety upgrades.
A day for the homeless and vulnerable to select winter necessities without losing their pride.
A 100-year-old war veteran who served in World War II has passed away.
Maternity services in South Waikato and King Country are earmarked for an overhaul.
Could this man be one of New Zealand's most hopeless robbers? The security footage speaks for itself.
Trade Me will introduce the feature later this year.
Andrew Clement was last seen on Sunday May 21.
DOC are so worried about a catastrophic myrtle rust outbreak, they're flying to remote areas to collect seeds.
A 15-year-old girl's boyfriend tried to lock her in a bedroom to keep her safe during a party, but she was later allegedly raped by two men.
Auckland Council has decided to put in an additional culvert in New Lynn to increase stormwater capacity.
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After being stolen for overseas audiences, 59 Maori and Moriori remains have come home.
Karori residents worried suburb could become "God's waiting room" as rest home operator eyes former uni campus.
Judge says cricketer's heavily pregnant partner "must have been terrified" during his prolonged, drunken attack.
Owner of The Cru bar in Hastings says recent bad behaviour is 'an aberration'
A Lower Hutt councillor reckons he and his colleagues should ditch the catering and pack or buy their own lunches.
Investigators to determine cause of large blaze.
Trousers, skirts, kilts, culottes or shorts: it should be the student's choice regardless of gender, says teachers' union.
Professor Jan Bernheim believes we should allow people to end their own lives, like his home country Belgium.
Parents don't recognise their children are overweight, a new report has found.
Conditions "perfect" for viewing in the South Island as solar flare creates strong reaction.
Our monthly Auckland voter panel gives its verdict on the housing crisis and solutions put forward in the budget.
"He was woken by his dog. He heard glass breaking and got out."
"It is ridiculous to continue taxing sanitary products as luxury items."
Police have released images of an armed liquor store robber and are asking for witnesses to come forward.
Man who allegedly shot mum and daughter in Canterbury now charged with six pub gunpoint robberies.
Sixteen-year-old Lara Glover died in a car that was carrying eight teens when it crashed.
Blenheim beats little town blues by taking bite out of Big Apple's cafe culture, with more food outlets per capita.
Man who murdered an 11-year-old boy had run away after cutting off his electronic bracelet.
A young woman described as a "bright sparkling light" was killed in a serious crash near Motueka.
Overseas research has uncovered notable health inequalities for transgender people, but little research has been conducted in New Zealand.
He was in a messy breakup - then it got bad. His lawyer turned out to be a fake and a con artist.
Serious offending included dislocating his girlfriend's limbs.
NZ intelligence agencies must beware of getting "drawn into unlawful activity", our spy watchdog says.
Otago motorists should lower their speed and increase their following distance, police say.
Crew aboard the Kutere sent a mayday as it crossed the Greymouth Channel on Monday.
Thieves reversed a car through Henry's in Christchurch, then made off in another vehicle with their loot.
Police hunting four teens after Havelock North liquor store robbed at knife-point.
Missing Timaru man Murray Wall has been located safe and well, police say.
It'll be a nervous wait for 170 staff at 14 footwear stores across New Zealand.
Winter is expected to arrive with a southerly, but autumn is ending with little weather drama.
Friends and whanau of a young woman who died in a car crash in Auckland have paid tribute to her.
Injured cyclist en route to hospital after early morning Auckland collision.
Four Square owner Sukhpal Singh could not be happier after selling a $27 million Powerball ticket.
Kiwi retail ingenuity is branching into the American market as footwear company All Birds opens in San Francisco.
Was it a thunderclap, or something else? Residents are divided over the loud noise that woke them at 3am on Sunday.
Barry Adams needs back surgery, but won't get it unless he cannot work or walk.