Quake-hit homeowners are taking IAG and Fletcher EQR to an international human rights body.
Mark Lundy's brother says his family was on an "emotional rollercoaster" reliving the moment a "despicable human being" killed Christine and Amber Lundy.
Police are looking for a 71-year-old man missing from Mangere East.
"I can’t wait to save my extra 90c for three weeks so I can afford another packet of two minute noodles for dinner."
Drivers faced long delays on the Auckland Harbour Bridge after a crash.
A 14-year-old girl, at home alone, hid in a locked bathroom to dial 111 after a man climbed in an open window.
Police are investigating after a 19-year-old woman was found dead in a north Dunedin home.
Man saved from drowning in Wellington Harbour by teenage girl identified as an international student.
The second jury to consider Mark Lundy's case came to the same conclusion - guilty.
A Christchurch cafe bag theft may have been identified after a cafe posted a video on Facebook.
The fathers of two St Bede's rowers who breached airport security will not pursue legal action against the school.
Mark Lundy's mouth fell open after he was once again found guilty of murdering his wife and daughter.
Road spikes were used to stop a stolen car involved in a police chase across Auckland.
Senior public servant Paula Rebstock and police commissioner on panel to lead a major overhaul of Child, Youth and Family.
The Roast Busters case highlights how much further police have to go when dealing with sex assault cases, MPs told.
Investigation under way after Auckland driver caught apparently reading a newspaper behind the wheel.
NZ deployment to Iraq looms, as Defence Force confirms more than 100 troops have trained in Australia.
The Fire Service is calling for greater controls who can sell fireworks, claiming firefighters could walk into a "bomb" under the current rules.
Radio host's son tied a man to a chair, threatened him with a nailgun and demanded money.
Diner hospitalised in a row over seating
A man has paid $10,000 after hospitalising a fellow diner with a 'sucker punch' in a row over a restaurant table.
New laws will create 90,000 first-home buyers and extend paid parental leave, PM says.
Although Teina Pora's conviction for her rape and murder was quashed, police won't reopen Susan Burdett's murder case.
A cat shot through the eye with an arrow is happy in her new home.
Auckland coffee cart staffer wrongly fired under the 90-day trial period wins compensation.
An 11-year-old boy was joyriding in his mum's car when he tried to run away from police and crashed, police say.
A leaked internal document puts 65 jobs at MBIE on the chopping block.
A third inmate has been assaulted at Christchurch Men's Prison since fatal attack.
Police seek identity of man saved from harbour
He was pulled from Wellington harbour by rescuers on Monday, but police still don't know who he is.
A 23-year-old man is being taken to Wellington Hospital after being stabbed in Palmerston North.
Missing man John Beckenridge is 'creepy' and his stepson was 'not allowed' to play with others.
A woman has appealed a judge's decision that her hitting foster children was not reasonable.
Constant trespasser Margaret Dodds gives up struggle to live in Christchurch and 'voluntarily' goes to prison.
Auckland church minister sentenced to home detention after stealing over $340,000 from taxpayers.
The name of a woman charged over the stabbing of Porirua man Mura Dean Tagatauli has been released by the High Court.
Keen to hear public opinion
An Invercargill teenager is playing a role in discussions around New Zealand changing its flag.
The family of a prisoner who died after a gang-related attack have called for calm.
Teens in balaclavas send police on the chase across Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes districts.
High pressure building across the country makes for a fine Wednesday and promising start to the Easter weekend.
Hunt on to find twins Twizel artist Maree Pompey was painting before she tragically died in 1980.
One of the country's biggest squash clubs is in danger of going into liquidation with a $700,000 debt.
A nurse or doctor is assaulted on average once every day in Wellington.
A Dargaville practitioner is making it his mission to lower the staggering melanoma death rate.
Women arrested for her part in a Blenheim drug operation discharged without conviction.
Fewer teenagers are developing a daily smoking habit, a new national study shows.
Man accused of stabbing a teenager eight times says anyone would have done the same thing.
As debate continues over a shuttle service between Nelson and Wairau hospitals, Picton man Tony Mortiboy tells of his experience of the health system.
A Hamilton man is in critical condition after crashing his car into a tree.
A family is "stoked" to have found their car and possessions of sentimental value after it was stolen on Sunday.
Another former All Black has put the boot into the Wellington super-city proposal.
Hamilton boy nabbed out of school using $150 in stolen cash to play games at an internet cafe.