Electricity firm raises prices for solar-panel users, saying they get unfair benefits.
John Key has publicly reprimanded Trade Minister Todd McClay after he downplayed China trade retaliation fears.
The agency charged with protecting vulnerable children is short of the cash it says it needs to meet increased demand.
Police are yet to identify the man who allegedly sexually assaulted a young woman near the University of Canterbury early last Friday morning.
The Andersons renovated a boat to live aboard with their young family but now that dream has gone.
The sixth safe house run by Te Whakaruruhau Waikato Women's Refuge has opened in Hamilton for women and children in need.
The prosecution says she made it clear kissing and touching was as far as it would go. He says she agreed to sex.
"I just wanted to be able to help somebody else's children," says sponsor.
Child, Youth and Family admits its assessment of family living in squalor was inadequate.
Hugh Green left hundreds of millions, and his children are fighting for control.
Historians not pleased by business group's bid to rename Blenheim's Sinclair St.
Te Puea Memorial Marae will stop taking in Auckland's homeless after the busy winter months.
The government is planning to eradicate the country of all pests threatening native birds by 2050.
Could something in our guts be making us fatter? Massey University are aiming to find out.
Blenheim's housing boom puts pressure on builders and subcontractors struggling to find skilled staff
"All you can do is poach from someone else and that doesn't fix the problem, it's robbing Peter to pay Paul."
Student duo the only New Zealanders selected for prestigious Sydney Design Festival.
His offending was not as serious as cases involving explicit videos and images posted online, judge says.
Complaints against 500 investigated over 18 months, and eight were struck off.
Dannevirke's only Black Power member will be confined to his house for almost a year for driving offences.
Man was believed to have been sleeping rough after returning from overseas.
Police are seeking the men who made the video widely aired of the police shooting in Rotorua.
A Hamilton man has been stabbed.
A competition has been launched to help reduce obesity rates in Maori and Pacific people.
Property manager defends Wellington loft with makeshift cubicles, which was labelled 'unliveable' by students.
Labour's Trevor Mallard will leave his post as Hutt South's electorate MP as he aims for the Speaker's chair.
A property investor says save money and think small.
Cancer treatment wait times coming down, SDHB commissioner says.
Queenstown is a "potential target'' of terrorism due to its transient population, an international relations expert says.
Regional counselling service to close on Friday after 32 years in the community.
Cyclone halts Brownlee's trip to US warship
They may be fifty but the dependable Orion remains a force to be reckoned with.
Work to one of Hamilton's busiest intersections will cause delays.
Police said he cut off his home detention bracelet and has gone on the run.
A man has died after a house fire in Ashhurst, near Palmerston North.
Up to 2000 hospital patients develop potentially fatal blood clots each year, but a study shows many Kiwis have never even heard of the condition.
Their night started with after-work drinks, and ended with a fatal car crash.
A $60,000 bike shed at Birkenhead wharf on Auckland's North Shore has been removed by Auckland Transport after just three years.
Freshly diagnosed, she bought her husband a car because "life's too short" – only to have it stolen.
Exporters are flouting the rules to ship "the world's most valuable timber" out of NZ, the High Court at Auckland has heard.
Wealthy people are moving to New Zealand as it is one of the safest places in the world for women to live.
Police have made an arrest over a Lower Hutt bank robbery that happened in June.
Woman drove to police station to let officers know she was too drunk to drive. She thought it was the right thing to do.
A man now faces a manslaughter charge over the fatal shooting of a two-year-old.
Eight-year-old Lisa Hope was excited to move in with her mother the day before she was killed.
With only a day to go before a $3.4 million benefit fraudster is released, Corrections ask a judge for special release conditions.
A retired probation officer says Corrections needs a dramatic culture change to reduce Maori reoffending.
A portfolio of three Wellington halls of residence, including two leased by Victoria University of Wellington, is up for grabs with an estimated worth of $44 million.
A West Coast farmer would not sign an easement for a national cycle trail, then the council shut his business down.
John Key says UN security council members are wrong to vote "tactically" against Helen Clark.
Three intellectually disabled men are suing the Government for over $100,000 each, alleging poor treatment while in the care of the state.