Dam Buster survivor Les Munro is sticking by his decision to sell his war medals.
A recycling truck driver dies in hospital a day after he was caught in vehicle's hydraulic equipment.
Revelations of spying will show Kiwis what the NZ government is really up to, investigative journalist Nicky Hager says.
Customs are seeking the power to require people to disclose passwords to their electronic devices when entering NZ.
Police are investigating the death of a man on Oneroa Beach, Waiheke Island, at around 2.45pm on Wednesday.
Dennis Hamilton never has to worry about never finding a pen - he has 50,000.
Three men who entered a burning house to search for a woman have been recognised for their bravery.
A selection of documents set to be released tomorrow will show New Zealand's role in a United States-led spy network.
An 11-year-old boy managed to break free from a man who pulled him off his bike and attacked him, police say.
Crown's forensic expert under sharp scrutiny from Mark Lundy's defence lawyers.
Man lit three fires as he walked drunk along a rural road at Darfield causing $38,088 damage.
A mother-of-two who stabbed her partner has been jailed for two years and eight months.
A 43-year-old man has died after he was found in a park suffering from serious head injuries.
Thieves steal tools from building sites, disguise them with new paint and sell them.
Mayor ramps up pressure on government over City Rail Link after new data shows 13 million train trips over the last year.
A review of Waihi Beach police that could see staff relocated met with opposition from local residents.
NZ First leader Winston Peters launches Northland by-election campaign in a blue bus dubbed The Force for the North.
Drink-driver who crashed and killed his passenger during police chase pleads guilty to manslaughter.
Picton's most popular love story looks set to continue after a successful first date ended in a sleepover yesterday.
Fight that ended in a stabbing at McDonald's leads to home detention for a gang member.
Motorcyclist dies after a collision at a road work site, say police.
Woman describes the grisly discovery of the body of a man burned to death to the High Court.
Power is out to parts of Hamilton after a dump truck snagged powerlines in Fitzroy.
Move over foreign drivers - now foreign swimmers are under the spotlight, following complaints in Rotorua.
A farm worker has died after being trapped under a digger that rolled on at Port Waikato.
A Japanese man has become the oldest person ever to swim Cook Strait.
Man in hospital with a broken leg and internal injuries after a precast concrete slab collapsed at a construction site
A suspicious house fire in Whangarei may be linked to other earlier disorder incidents, police say.
Looking at his records, Harvey Nelson Sweetman could shoot anything from the sky.
There was "a bit of magic" between a shirtless, tattooed barista and a traveller whose first date has made global headlines.
It's not clear whether he'll have to stand trial a third time for the 1992 murder of Susan Burdett.
Friends struggling to comprehend the death of a teenager killed in a crash on the West Coast.
A man who murdered his wife in Blenheim 15 years ago remains “mystified” about the killing.
A truck crash on Auckland’s southern motorway earlier this morning is still causing significant delays.
The surviving pilot from WWII's Dam Buster raids is selling his medals to help fund a memorial.
Immigration says overstaying Chilean family that sought refuge in church must leave the country
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest wooden building was targeted in a suspected arson overnight.
Reports surface of door-to-door scammers selling fake artworks in Auckland.
Auckland businessman offers a reward to help find the arsonist who hit their home while the family slept.
A woman was shaken when told her noisy dogs could be taken after a year of complaints from a neighbour.
A driver is in a critical condition after being caught in the back of a recycling truck today.
A Gisborne teenager has been airlifted to hospital after his leg was crushed by a tractor.
The buzz of the circular saw and calls of "600 out" float the edge of the University of Waikato field.
The family of slain Christchurch woman Anne-Maree Ellens have broken their silence after learning one of her killers may appeal his convictions.
Nelson man who died mountain biking in Queenstown devoted to his family and the outdoors, friend says.
An avian botulism outbreak at Western Springs Park has been made worse by people throwing bread into the lake.
Senior manager involved in the lewd cake case disappears from company records.
Showers will touch much of the country today, although temperatures will remain high.
The conviction of Teina Pora has been quashed, more than 20 years after he was jailed for murdering Susan Burdett in her Auckland home.
An 86-year-old grandfather reeled in the best surprise of his life - a whopping 300 kilogram blue marlin off the Northland coast.