Ingrid Carson was covered in the flammable substance by a faulty pump. But, she was told to drive home.
Feilding homeowners have been self-sufficient for six years after building an alternative solar energy system.
It's that time of year again... when power bills get more expensive.
New bill would see leave for victims enshrined in law.
Man crushed to death by a bundle of steel in Christchurch was "a hell of a great guy", his friend says.
Parents get paid more than those without kids - but mothers get the worst deal.
Malcolm Boyle, 66, had a 40-year career in public relations.
They've been fighting it for two years, but now an Indian chain restaurant has settled an $8 million claim with police, IRD.
Fancy some 'almond squashings' on your cereal?
Council contractor's dive not enough to avoid "hot headed" farmer's four-wheel drive.
Affco is trialling new skin packaging technology for beef which allow consumers to better judge the meat.
South Korea plans to charge the de facto company head and four executives with bribery.
Taranaki man wants a married couple for sharemilker role to "set example" for daughters.
Fear not banana lovers, the yellow wonders are back on store shelves.
US President plans to dangle food safety as a weapon in trade talks, tape reveals.
Big cities and popular areas will grow but the outlook's grim for some regions, report says.
Nick Smith releases list of streets most at risk of falling facades and parapets in an earthquake.
Concerns over safety areas at proposed airport extension upheld by court.
New apple varieties and a brilliant harvest have lifted Scales again.
With dwindling numbers of Cantabrian tourists, Marlborough is looking elsewhere.
The first ever double-decker buses are running routes on suburban streets in Auckland's North Shore.
Female journalists are paid on average above $10,000 less than their male counterparts and are less likely to be promoted.
Sky TV pulls live stream of Oscars after realising it didn't have rights.
A 105-year-old house has been moved to make room for three new homes on a prime inner-city spot within New Plymouth.
Bill English says young Kiwis can't get jobs due to drug use, but that's not true, NZ Drug Foundation says.
They're shops that won't sell kids sugary drinks and everyone loves them for it.
The Washington Post added a new phrase beneath its online masthead, but it turns out it's an old saying.
A new office building in central Hamilton is up for sale fully leased to three national tenants.
NZ Transport Agency chooses design for Edendale bypass, consents to be lodged soon.
The richest man in the world has a very low-tech way of going unrecognised in public.
Capital can't build homes quick enough to keep pace with population growth, leaving it thousands short.
Japanese auto parts maker admits criminal charge and will pay NZ$1.38b in penalties for concealing deadly air bag defect.
She posed as security while pinching bags of bejewelled designer clothes from a Sydney warehouse sale of fashion label Camilla.
Kirsten Patterson has been named as the new chief executive for the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Massive hurdle cleared ahead of $120 million retirement village being built in Lower Hutt.
New parents and people wanting passports can fill in everything online, and soon the bereaved can too.
Syndication is keeping New Zealand racing going, says a veteran of the industry.
An alleged ponzi operator is seeking a buyer for his hair and beauty business.
"There's no way I'm going there," my kids tell me ahead of our annual Gold Coast trip.
Simply putting up a poster on a window could smash the glass, workers in Wellington's second-tallest building told.
A competitive market and supply shortages have hit the Mad Butcher as its owner makes a small profit of $1.2m.
Spotter planes, helicopters and dye are being used in commercial fishing in the Far North.
Influencer marketing 1.0 was Top Gear celebrities selling protein balls, but things have changed.
Liquidators obtain ruling against Malcolm Herbert, apply to make him bankrupt
Flooding caused by faulty pump led to a real estate agent finding a mistake.
Here's what not to do when your high-profile CEO has an affair with an employee.
As NZ and Iran reach a new deal on sheep and beef exports, the Government chases further trade opportunities.
Nikki Clarke has been astonished by the rate of growth in her business, Cadenshae, over recent months.
OPINION: I got so many chores done while on hold for an hour, but I'd rather just talk to someone.
How many Kiwis not only work at the shop but also own it?