Claims of ownership are being sought for artifacts salvaged from a historic New Zealand shipwreck.
Kelly Stewart's $800 power bill has been halved thanks to an eagle-eyed electrician.
The biggest shake up of State housing in decades is about to get underway.
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett welcomes the car wash haters - at least now people are listening.
The man who joyfully brought hot pants and flares to a generation of fashion-hungry New Zealanders has died.
The tracks of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail will be completed, with a $935,000 cash injection from the government confirmed.
Italian tourists appear to have run stop sign in fatal crash, police say.
Rainfall could drop by 15 per cent in some parts of the country, climate scientists say.
Protection orders should have an expiry date, MPs have recommended.
The death of four-year-old Maggie Watson is being described as "not an accident" by police.
Green laser beams are being aimed at planes passing over the Hutt Valley.
Ditch the term altogether is Julian Elliott's advice.
A fisherman has been rescued at Waihi Beach after he slipped on rocks.
More lawyers and human rights activists have added their voice to the chorus of concerns over secret courts.
You could call it a straight flush for Hastings: prettiest city and loveliest loos.
New domestic violence courts - with specially trained judges and lawyers - may be in the works to bring down New Zealand's horrific record of attacks in the home.
Wellington commuters could soon ride to work on double-decker buses.
Will the Labour MP be royalty or casualty as Labour revamps its lineup?
The word play could actually help spelling, says an academic.
A quad bike tragedy has ripped a hole in hard-working farming family.
The price of fuel may be falling, but margins have more than doubled in the last four years.
The mechanic killed at a truck repair yard on Thursday afternoon has been named as 58-year-old Robert George Wallace.
Canterbury town to remember the day two killed as they worked helping the community.
A woman woke up to a horrific surprise in her bedroom at Paraparaumu Beach.
Mayor adamant Ashburton has no gang problem despite Mongrel Mob and Black Power clash with baseball bats, an axe and sticks.
He used a handsaw to steal from the donation box he was guarding, then taped it back up.
Auckland Zoo's tiger Jaka gets his sore paw looked at.
The man died following a one-car crash in Waiuku.
Corrections have made procedural changes after a prisoner at Mt Eden prison overdosed on stockpiled medication.
Hastings won NZ's most beautiful city, as well as best toilet - which had more entries.
The Government is removing a testing regime for hazardous substances that leaves rabbits with irritated eyes.
Campervan ends up in a paddock after fatal collision.
After a week of politics, who's up and who's down?
Caregivers must keep vigilant to curb the growing number of infants suffering sudden deaths.
Three people are dead following road crashes in Auckland, Hamilton and Southland.
Hikers up to Mt Ruapehu's crater lake are being warned of small geyser-like eruptions.
A construction worker who fell five storeys down an elevator shaft is now in a "serious but stable" condition
A man has died after his car mounted a curb, hit a wall and then crashed into a signpost in Hamilton.
The people of Bay of Plenty's Waiotahi may not have noticed a difference, but on Thursday their town's name changed to Waiotahe.
A StudyLink worker stole student financial support payments to fund his gambling addiction.
Showers on the way, despite a fine Friday.
The cleanup of the Rena wreck in the Bay of Plenty has cost hundreds of millions of dollars but long-term environmental damage is slight, scientists say.
Is the little collectables craze harmless family fun, or ethically questionable marketing?
One person has been taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a house fire.
As NZTA apologises for an ill-conceived cycle lane trial, they advise of a new one.
Controversial health and safety legislation, which does does not classify farms as high risk, has passed in Parliament.
Porirua council says cars must be washed only on grass. But what if you don't have any?
With 1 in 10 continuing to consume alcohol throughout pregnancy.
An Invercargill man may face charges after four of his dogs mauled a neighbours' cat to death as a family watched on in terror.