Foreign nationals were involved in two serious crashes over the weekend, with one crash claiming the life of a motorcylist.
Five killed on our roads over the weekend.
The pilot of a glider which went missing in North Otago did not survive when it crashed.
Youth mobs continue to torment the family of a girl they blame for the deaths of two teenage boys.
Kiwis behind crowd-funding efforts to buy an Abel Tasman beach confident of hitting their target this week.
A push to rejuvenate Hamilton's downtown have been bolstered by plans to renovate one of the main street's grand old ladies.
A mother stuck in a hot, swinging gondola with her traumatised children is angry it was brushed off as "no big deal".
Where do you find rockets, explosions and grown men? At National Rocket Day.
Informant payments: the transactions so 'hush-hush' police don't want to talk about them.
A parent wants action after his young daughter left school unnoticed, but the principal says "schools aren't cages".
A large scrub fire in Palmerston North has burned out a horse float and motorhome.
Police are investigating two separate assaults on women in Dunedin within 30 hours.
One person is being treated for smoke inhalation after escaping the third house fire of the day in Auckland.
Coastguard and dive squad called in amid fears man was swept down the Waikato River.
A body has been found in a burning car in Marlborough.
New Zealand has condemned a suspected long-range missile test by North Korea, calling the action "irresponsible".
Disclosure scheme helping to inform women, says women's refuge.
Labour is calling on the Government to stump up the remaining $1 million to purchase Awaroa Beach.
Scorching midday temperatures did little to deter hundreds of glammed up folk enjoying the glitz and finery of the 1920s at Hamilton Gardens.
Police deemed a Chinese couple too inept to continue driving in New Zealand.
Southern tourism operators, crayfishers and police poised for Chinese New Year influx.
Two arrests follow assault on a woman, 61, as she chased an alleged shop lifter from an Auckland liquor store.
The flags were flying and the mainsails were hoisted, but there were no pirates to be found.
Wellington's Chinese community have kicked-off Chinese New Year celebrations with feasts and dragons.
Challenge Wanaka Sports Trust funds free community workshop.
A woman suffered minor injuries when a truck reversed at the Blenheim Waste Transfer Station.
A proposal to extend the hours of Hamilton buskers has struck a bum note with the public.
At 87-years-old and with 318,000kms on the clock of his wee Fiat, James Pirie is a true champion.
Friends and fans are invited to farewell mountain biking legend in Wakefield on Monday.
Kiwis in London celebrated Waitangi day with a spontaneous rugby game that halted traffic.
On Monday, she nearly drowned in a diving accident. On Friday, she walked down the aisle.
Public health officers and bio-security staff on alert for disease-carrying mozzies to keep NZ Zika-free.
A dad believes he would have lost a daughter if he had not just replaced her child car restraints.
Police ask swimmers to stay out of the water at Mt Maunganui's Pilot Bay after a 2m shark was sighted.
Man knocked to the ground and hospitalised after attack at popular Auckland nightspot.
The car slammed into a power pole near Christchurch overnight.
A last minute holiday to a Pacific Island has left a young NZ girl fearing for her childbearing future.
Peace reigns in quiet suburbs once again after biker gangs engaging in loudspeaker battles return to school.
In his first column for Fairfax, ACT leader David Seymour has a bold new plan for marking Waitangi Day.
A broken guitar and a destroyed pot-luck dinner are among Kevin's alleged crimes.
Passenger trapped in swaying gondola slams company's "no big deal" response.
Disabled athlete complains to the Human Rights Commission over Auckland to Wellington Cycle Challenge.
A cause, a new love interest - and a new column. 2016 is shaping up as David Seymour's big year.
An international policing organisation is getting a little bit of help from the Waikato.
String of fatal and serious crashes on the roads over Waitangi Weekend called "sad and frustrating."
Couple head to midwife as fast as they can but baby too quick for everyone.
A bumper weekend at NRL Auckland Nines could leave sports fans waking up hungrier than usual.
The dildo-throwing nurse is keeping her head down after fellow protesters criticised her move.
Patrick Dixon, sought after a police car was shot at in Auckland, has been arrested in Cambridge.
Fewer community work sentences has a knock-on effect for local groups.