Phoebe Coers wanted to be a mountain biker when she was little. Now she's an apprentice plumber.
Kids were playing among a pile of rubbish dumped on a lawn outside a contaminated house, locals say.
Fraudster who created elaborate fake identity deemed 'not so smart' after comeuppance in court.
The plants were chopped down, replanted, chopped down again. What's going on?
The driver of a car has been killed after the car they were driving smashed into a pole.
Inner city living is about to drop in Hamilton.
A person has died in a one-vehicle crash near Whangarei overnight.
"Traitors" claim as Kiwis overseas declare themselves bankrupt due to mounting debt.
Parts of State Highway 8 are underwater as a thunderstorm batters Otago.
Modest 3-bed home in Wellington's Island Bay sparks bidding war at auction.
Colin Craig lost a lot more than $1.27 million in the Jordan Williams defamation case.
Graphic image: Bored schoolkids may have been responsible for attack that shattered pet's jaw.
OPINION: We can't move forward as a nation by spitting on the legacy of those, however imperfect, who helped to build it.
A desire to protect the racial purity of the "lost tribes of Israel" is claimed to be behind the "white supremacist" stance of William Massey.
A crash has forced detours on State Highway 39 in the Waikato.
Heated debate erupts at university, in light of white-supremacist comments by the historic PM it's named for.
The Colin Craig defamation trial was about sex, lies and poetry.
Wellington's cycling battleground has shifted from Island Bay to the bush.
A member of the public stepped in to help police catch alleged robbers.
An Invercargill man may be given a harsher sentence because electronic monitoring equipment does not work on fibre connections.
"Whether its been done from a helicopter or been placed out there, at the moment we don't know enough to be certain."
The whole of South Australia was without power on Wednesday. What are the odds of a similar outage in NZ?
"Pounamu does that - it always comes home," says owner of burgled art gallery.
Taranaki has an estimated 140 abandoned oil wells out of a total 359 nationwide.
People are saying they don't do what a sign should - direct you where you need to go.
Invercargill's structural engineers are in for a busy time, with commercial buildings required to be assessed for earthquake risk.
Jury finds a man indecently assaulted three boys in North Island mosques.
Concern that online schools could be "parking spaces" for students already at risk of failing.
He checked into a motel with his new wife. Hours later he was found dead in his rental car.
Pilot of the crashed paraglider still hospitalised, passenger released.
Money put into a trust fund for Billy and Sage, the children of a keeper killed by a tiger in Hamilton last year.
Colin Craig "very, very" surprised at defamation ruling, for which he must pay $1.27 million.
Appeal judge says home detention was a real alternative.
"Let's find out his address and then we'll turn up at his place," commenter wrote.
Manawatu's waterways are on the line. Regional council candidates discuss.
When Trump speaks, we can't stop ourselves from listening. What does it mean for us next year?
This tourist attraction, named the best in NZ, allows you to sing and swing with the native birds.
Police aren't treating the death of a man near Auckland's Middlemore Hosptial as suspicious.
Mark Taylor's had to do a lot of cleaning after filthy tenants waged war on his rental.
Mysterious case of vitamin sea: A lovely day out for an Auckland mum turned out to be a bit of a lemon.
How bad is pointing a laser at a plane cockpit really? As it turns out: Bad. Very bad.
Parole Board says murderer was "fortunate" to not get sent back to prison earlier.
So what has the Colin Craig defamation trial taught us about sexual harassment?
A High Court judge has been called on to settle the latest dispute over a troubled computer software investment.
Two of Southland's trucking industry giants are hoping to join forces, as HW Richardson prepares to take up a 50 per cent stake of Dynes Transport.
Hamilton's newly elected council will decide on the future of the city theatre and its possible replacement.
DCC councillor told council candidate he wouldn't be elected, due to his cerebral palsy.
Wellington's outdoor trails are one of the glories of the green capital, but tensions are rising among users.
Anti-fluoride DHB candidates are standing up and down country, but not always revealing their stance
Many candidates across NZ say they are against water fluoridation - but don't reveal this in their candidate profiles.
OPINION: Colin Craig suffers from the political equivalent of leprosy.