Storm-hit Paihia's reservoir slowly fills again after too much silt in flooded Waitangi River dropped levels.
The woman who died after being swept away by flood waters in Northland was a mother from Upper Hutt.
The disappearance of hundreds of bras from fence is a mystery to all in the Cardrona valley.
Govt launches largest pest control programme to fight a "biblical" plague of rats and stoats.
The ACT Party has announced the list of its top 20 candidates, which includes party leader Jamie Whyte in the top spot, but excludes Epsom candidate David Seymour.
A group of school girls and their instructors have been rescued from the Kaimai Mamaku Forest.
A protected rivers network is among the The Green Party's plan to improve New Zealand's water quality.
A male with "serious injuries" after a vehicle rolled on a Southland road may have been there during the night.
Snow is forecast to fall on South Island passes tonight and tomorrow.
Cigarette fumes will still waft through "smokefree" playgrounds, parks and streets until the Government takes action, experts say.
Former UK policeman who broke up online paedophile rings says NZ must introduce a sex offenders register.
A Wellington man suffered spinal injuries when the quad bike he was riding crashed in the Tararuas early last night.
The election campaign is just weeks away - and with it comes posturing, political-double speak and downright dishonesty.
Scissors, gel and water are one thing but Homeland Security's latest edict takes air-travel pain to new heights.
This is my first weekend off having my sons for like three months. So my parents were like: ‘Go out all weekend! And I'm like, whoa! So why not start drinking early, eh?"
I was walking along a field in Belo Horizonte when I came across the strangest thing.
A police officer who crashed a patrol car during a chase has had his conviction for dangerous driving overturned on appeal.
One man believes the solution to homelessness is so simple, he's taken the task on himself.
A little-known airline policy nearly ruined the holiday of a lifetime for one couple.
Archie Andrews carries his grandson with him, in a tattoo that is a permanent memorial.
A drug company has been cleared to test experimental drugs on intellectually disabled people.
A haka boomed around a Northland footy field, and tears were shed at the sidelines.
The woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat scandal stands by her decision to go public.
More severe weather may be yet to come for the storm-lashed North Island.
Two men were taken to hospital after crashing their motorbikes into each other.
Search for woman missing in a swollen Northland river was to be suspended and resumed tomorrow.
A woman has been taken to hospital with severe injuries after being trampled by her horse.
Crashing into and killing a cyclist is a courier's worst nightmare, a Hamilton driver says.
A viticulture and winemaking student was sentenced for taking more than $20k from WINZ.
'We just really want our parents back'
Three Nelson siblings are appealing to the public to help raise $80,000 so their mum can have ongoing specialist treatment in Germany for a rare form of lung-cancer.
The drawn-out industrial dispute at UCOL has come to a close, with polytechnic staff pocketing a pay rise this week.
Man thought he was being chased when a motorist followed him after dobbing him in to police.
With food prices at their highest in three years, low-income families are feeling the pinch.
Pair meet after months of separation
An eight-month courtship is almost unheard of nowadays, but it's paid off for nine-year-old Oz.
A year after two large quakes rocked Wellington, there's an on-going effort to make the city safer.
A conservative, Catholic all-boys' school has given the ok for gay couples to attend the school ball.
'A special place for all New Zealanders'
Christchurch's quake memorial will have a river setting, it has been confirmed today.
Man who shot his brother at point blank range before dragging him behind a car for 1.4km sentenced.
Philanthropist William Douglas Goodfellow, once the richest man in NZ, has died.
OPINION: Glenn Green and police say he is the country's most dangerous stalker and seems he's interested in stalking me.
Seismic events some 600 kilometres below Taranaki are attracting international attention.
Family who lost everything in a fire say they could have also lost each other if it wasn't for a smoke alarm.
An Ashburton man no longer lives in fear of his heart stopping while he sleeps after losing more than 120kg.
Who will be the next monarch?
Korotangi Paki has a chance of ascending throne but the decision will come down to iwi leaders.
A red-zoned house was deliberately flooded yesterday in a bid to test find out flood protection for low-lying homes.
A NZ woman who has spoken out about an alleged sexual assault by Rolf Harris hopes others will be inspired to come forward.
Plans for a network of public food forests in Christchurch are starting to take root.
Council unlikely to face consequences for a blunder which left food outlets unlicensed.
DOC rejects claims a performance review indicated a restructure was not well implemented.
A lack of government funding means hundreds of people are turned away from weight-loss surgery, a surgeon says.