Toddler's service marked with party parents never got to throw for him.
Doreen Grubb is determined not to give up sewing and craft, even if she is losing her sight.
A personal locator beacon helped teams find a missing tramper in Coromandel bush.
Secondary school students got their creative juices flowing at the annual Waikato Culinary Fare.
Woman, 25, to be held in hospital until next court appearance.
A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead in a Dunedin house, police say.
A man is dead after his car crashed on a busy Auckland road during rush hour.
Three people hospitalised after being blown over by blast from Air New Zealand jet engine in Rarotonga.
An Auckland man has been found guilty of animal abuse after his dog was found almost starved to death on a diet of noodles.
Stony River Hotel has a suspected ghost living in the 140-year-old building.
Scott Watson turned down in first parole hearing after serving 17 years for the murder of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart.
Ashburton mother Cindy George and her three young children could have died up to a week ago, police say.
Auckland teacher who masturbated in classroom to pornography at lunch time was from Auckland Grammar
What was supposed to be a six-week trial has been abandoned in the first week.
Former NZ First deputy leader Tracey Martin puts support behind Ron Mark, who has taken over the role.
New developments at Drury and by Glenbrook steel mill will provide hundreds more homes, government says.
An ounce of methamphetamine with a street value of $28,000 was seized after police raided a Kaiapoi home.
More than one in five properties in Auckland are sold within two years of purchase, a government analysis has found.
An Auckland gold trader has been sentenced to nearly four years prison for stealing from clients.
A Dunedin man has been shot, and his assailant remains at large.
Police fired at least 17 canisters of tear gas while conducting a search warrant for stolen firearms in Taranaki.
Wife thanks police after they stop her drunk husband from driving at 141kmh.
Iwi leader Sonny Tau has been charged after being caught carrying dead kereru.
"I'm bringing this to an end," says a judge as he rules an embittered ex-wife was trying to destroy a top principal.
Minister will not say if penalty should be changed, despite judge saying it may be time for review.
Climate records tumbled in June during a month of extreme weather.
Helen "Black Widow" Milner's son Adam Kearns assaulted former All Black Justin Marshall.
The brother of a man who died from axe wounds has appeared in court charged with his murder.
OPINION: Christchurch desperately needs a major tourism attraction. People need a reason to visit.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee slates eco-friendly urban village project.
Rugby players and business leaders slept outdoors to highlight homelessness.
Dunedin Hospital has lost orthopaedic training for trainee doctors, forcing them to now train somewhere else.
Three charged with Taranaki barrier death manslaughter appear in court.
The proposed rules will restrict development in areas of Christchurch considered at risk from coastal erosion.
A man has been killed with an axe and another man has been charged with his murder.
Woman and two children forced to crawl from a smoke-filled Nelson house to escape a fire in the kitchen.
Police abandon search for a man who fell from a container ship arriving at Lyttelton Harbour.
Police hold grave concerns for girl missing since April.
Residents put up with no street sign for a month. When it arrived, it appeared they had been given a new name altogether.
In a world first, Wellington high schoolers will be tested for a little-known, serious eye disease.
Assault was borne out of love rather than hate, but was inappropriate, judge says.
Aucklanders were surprised on their way to work this morning when a baby seal appeared near Britomart.
A Sikh man who removed his turban to save a child's life has been honoured for his efforts.
An Ashburton family have "lost everything" after fire ripped through their home overnight.
A Hastings man seen naked in street may have stabbed himself after alleged attack.
First firms to partner with the Government in its controversial social bonds pilot announced.
New Zealand is in line for another royal visit: Charles and Camilla will visit in November.
A scoop on the waitress whose ponytail the PM pulled was obtained under false pretenses.
After months of heated debate, a $33m public-private partnership to build SkyPath can go ahead.
A man has been arrested after a suspected methamphetamine lab was discovered by police north of Tauranga.