One person is dead and three others injured after a car crashed into a fence in Feilding.
The first of 15 "hustings meetings" for Labour's leadership hopefuls kicked off in Wellington tonight with all four candidates saying the party had to change to win government in 2017.
Massey University sends out all-campus alert after meningococcal disease confirmed on its Wellington campus.
Santa Claus on Auckland's Queen St is being retired as costs of $180,000 considered too high.
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One armed suspect is on the loose and another has been arrested after an attempted holdup in Wgtn.
Men who it was believed tried to lure a young boy into their car were just trying to help, police say.
Kayaker who capsized and spent an hour in the water rescued after he managed to phone for help.
Climbers rescued from Mt Tasman in Aoraki/Mt Cook today return to mountain to retrieve their gear.
Wellington's trains are being turbo charged, with an increased top speed of 110kmh.
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A ship operated by radical environmental group Sea Shepherd arrives in Auckland tomorrow.
Wellingtonians are among the worst drinkers in the country, with hundreds each year ending up in hospital.
Woman jailed for stealing from work blamed her offending on post-quake trauma - but a judge doesn't believe her.
Malaysian diplomat accused of sex assault is expected to appear in court in capital this week.
Cop who dived into river to pull a man to safety after crash honoured with highest award.
A 59-year-old man missing in the Coromandel Ranges since Monday has been found.
Severe thunderstorms are expected for parts of Auckland and the Waikato this afternoon.
One man is dead and another injured after a mobile library bus and a car crashed in Tauranga
Police say it is unclear what led to the death of a West Auckland man overnight.
Trade Me founder Sam Morgan apologises after permitted fire chokes skies around Wanaka.
Christchurch mum warns of group shooting people with paintball or BB guns after her son was targeted.
Teen who boasted about beating a man beyond recognition says it was an "impulsive decision".
Driver who killed motorist and spent three weeks in coma sentenced to four months' community detention.
A TV news report did not breach standards during a broadcast about Queenstown police officer Jenny McNee, the industry watchdog says.
Man with gang connections tried to stop police making bail check before he was found with methamphetamine.
Police spot disabled driver they'd stopped in Auckland using an unusual driving aid.
Govt watchdog backs ministry decision to not publicly release list of potentially dangerous buildings.
Commodore Kevin Keat, ejected from the Navy over an affair, could face a retrial of disciplinary charges.
Police Association President reiterates call to arm all cops after man fired on officers overnight.
Former ministers Judith Collins and Maurice Williamson have been relegated to lowly select committee roles.
Labour leadership hopeful David Parker came in for a live chat this afternoon. See what he had to say.
Man admits forgery after being caught trying to use homemade bank notes at supermarket.
Hawke's Bay man sent to prison after secretly filming teenage girls showering.
A monster haul of paua has landed three men in deep water with the Ministry for Primary Industries.
When Invercargill woman Mary Wyering cracked open an egg, she got more than she bargained for.
Family farewells woman killed in car crash, four years after her brother died in a police chase.
Auckland man accused of murdering a 5-month-old girl pleads not guilty.
Coromandel boy, 8, airlifted to hospital after falling off his skateboard and hitting his head.
"Remorseful people don't appeal... would have remained at the scene and tried to help Michael..."
Traffic congestion has hit a record high in Wellington, and there could be more pain to come as the region's motorway projects take shape.
A 9-year-old boy missing for seven hours in Upper Hutt has been found safe and well, police say.
A rest-home resident says a voting official cast a vote in her name, but against her wishes.
Maxine Tupe didn't know how to work a computer two years ago, now she's halfway through a bachelor degree.
A sports administrator has been granted interim name suppression after admitting stealing a credit card and using it to buy alcohol.
Bluff man John Edminstin admits assaulting a barmaid after she refused him whisky shots.
Another Parliament, another scrap between NZ First leader Winston Peters and National's Gerry Brownlee.
Recreational fishermen say the number of fish in Hawke's Bay has plummeted.
A 15-year-old girl has been charged with the aggravated robbery of a Waikato liquor store.