Man dies from burns following a fuel tank explosion in Waikato.
Police blame inattention for Otago crash that killed motorcyclist Craig Alan Chambers, 39.
Mother learns son George Kitto, 18, killed in a motorbike crash an hour after he left wedding.
Wellington woman happy there won't be a trial as former attache admits indecent assault.
About 40 firefighters are working to bring the fire under full control at the Waikakaho Valley.
Sir Jerry Mateparae is recovering in hospital after heart surgery.
Crown says woman was trying to kill herself. Instead, another person died.
Two Kiwis are about to take on the world's highest summits to raise awareness for male mental illness.
Kiwis living extraordinary lives despite their disabilities to be honoured.
They're at their highest since 2004, but economists warn more are needed to address Auckland shortages.
Footage of abuse of newborn male calves is being investigated by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Rising star Jacinda Ardern moves up the ranks in Labour reshuffle.
OPINION: Labour's cabinet reshuffle points to the faces of party's future.
A pregnant woman suffered a broken leg after a car crashed into a crowd.
A man who lashed out at a toddler, causing half his brain to die, continues to deny involvement.
A man accused of killing his lover's husband says he's being framed by the woman he was having an affair with.
School children are investigating if there's a difference between country and city tui songs.
Thousands predicted to descend on Eden Park though rain coats may be in order.
Man can claim ACC for schizophrenia, decades after suffering a head trauma that caused it.
Investing $63 million in a co-located site for Marlborough Boys' and Girls' Colleges has met with a positive response.
Man who kept daughter as sex slave will be released next year.
Colourful cat collars are being trialled in Wellington to help protect native birds.
Trains are running again after breakdown threatened to disrupt Jonah Lomu's memorial service.
A solo-mum's journey: "It's about role-modelling for your children."
Nelson residents gathered at a community meeting to discuss proposed plans for water fluoridation.
A Tokoroa pensioner is living in fear of having his foot amputated because of podiatry funding shortages.
The parents of missing Mt Cook climber Stephen Dowall are coming to terms with the reality that their son will not be coming home.
Evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins will speak at Wellington's NZ Festival.
A motorcyclist is dead after a crash involving three other cars near Oamaru.
Northern areas could have some showers, but the rest of the country fine.
A gun-wielding thief demanded cash from a store worker manning a Waikato Pricecutter.
Joss Annandale disliked school as a child, but ended up working for one thirty years ago and never left.
Pair hospitalised after horses spook and buck them off.
The country's largest Christmas tree has been lit up in Hamilton's centre.
Journalists from 3D Investigates go to Thailand in search of baby Nemo's biological parents.
Senior Thai official promises to investigate Kiwi couple's embryo swap at hospital.
Young man arrested after admitting setting fire to ATMs in Whanganui shopping centre.
An injured Christchurch man says cuts to his ACC payments may force him to sell his home.
The dapper man appeared as a customer before turning up later to allegedly steal from shops.
One person was killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles on State Highway One in Otago on Sunday.
The girl whose name means 'life' has helped raised thousands.
Duncan Garner is wrong in calling my work PC Gone Mad and irrelevant, says Race Relations Commissioner.
Man's throat cut by bullhorn lucky it missed vital blood vessels, paramedics say.
Three women flown to hospital after a tree fell on their van near Arthur's Pass.
Labour leader Andrew Little is signalling some big movers in his front bench reshuffle to be revealed Monday.
Wayward seagull hit a powerline, causing sparks and setting fire to native bush.
Southland rocked by 4.3 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes on Sunday evening.
You'll never guess who knocked John Key off his perch in trans-Tasman's best and worst list.
John Key says the payoffs from NZ being a world leader on climate change aren't big enough - but we are doing our bit.
The house was destroyed but no-one was inside.