Prime Minister John Key joined us for a video live chat this morning - and he took your questions.
Emma's brother lay screaming in pain for more than an hour while waiting for an ambulance.
Police are responding to a "serious incident" involving a train in Ashburton.
Live trolley bus wires left in a tangle on Lambton Quay.
Police release CCTV image of Lower Hutt bank robber.
Will David Carter be the next High Commissioner to London? Possibly not, if Winston Peters can help it.
One Auckland man took a leap of faith, and he loves where he's landed. Where else can you buy a house for under $90,000 by the sea?
Five fire trucks were called to the Tokoroa house that went up in flames on Tuesday night.
Police have opened an investigation after a body was found at a Rotorua home.
For three high-profile women taking a petition to Parliament the cause was close to their hearts.
Some flights in and out of Auckland Airport have been delayed and cancelled.
Driver escapes injury after crashing into traffic island and flipping their car in Christchurch.
The woman was attacked by three registered dogs, who have now been seized by council.
Fog, humid nights and temperatures in the mid-20s - it's shaping up to be a strange week.
Wayde Clarke was too drunk to recognise that the person he was punching in the back of the head was his friend.
Pensioners can not bare another rent increase imposed by the Waipa District Council.
Man escapes with minor injuries after truck rolls on Northland road.
Police are searching for a man over a conversation he had with three children on a Hamilton street.
It's likely that only one runner stopped for fish and chips halfway through the 52nd Rotorua Marathon.
Two carloads of offenders hunted after Auckland liquor store burglary sparked a police chase that ended with a smash.
A man assaulted a police officer because his car was getting impounded.
The 17km-deep earthquake was classed as "light" but was apparently felt stronger, with 345 reports submitted.
PM John Key drops major hint that New Zealand may accept greater numbers of refugees.
West Coast woman Joycelyn Pulley is retiring after more than 55 years in the same job at the Grey District Council.
The wreckage of a fatal helicopter crash near the the Lindis Pass has been airlifted off the mountain.
An investigation has revealed the cause of a high school fire was accidental.
New Zealand police lay down a #runningmanchallenge to cross-Tasman counterparts.
Australia's border authority is investigating after some Kiwi travellers said passport scanners were a fiasco.
Kiwis to remain in harsh foreign jails as Government says bringing them home would be too expensive.
Waikato District Council realized their rules banning freedom camping in the district were inconsistent with government legislation, so now they are introducing a bylaw for the district.
New Zealand needs an in-depth public debate separating the recreational use of cannabis from its potential medicinal use, psychiatrists say.
Mouldy clothes, damp bed sheets and electric blanket in flames all part of woman's "depressing" experience.
MediaWorks CEO Mark Weldon says Hilary Barry is not switching to rival broadcaster.
Efforts to track vineyard spray drift are still in the pipeline nine years after a report highlighted gaps in the data.
Tessa Conrad rode her motorcycle into town to have lunch with her husband. She never made it home.
Hamilton supermarkets urged to be part of discount card scheme.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board and Marlborough Primary Health Organisation sign up for super health hub
Old civic theatre to become a one-stop shop for health.
A runaway brother and sister missing since Sunday night have been found near a bridge.
Police are investigating a robbery of a bank in Lower Hutt at lunchtime on Tuesday.
But former Revenue Minister Todd McClay can't recall whether he was told.
Victims coming forward shined a light on a predator, but there are further dark corners.
The story of a Waiouru woman's quest of remembrance for a relative who died in World War I has reached all the way to France.
Buller District Council has appointed Andy Gowland-Douglas as its new chief executive.
A teenager charged with the manslaughter of Matthew Coley in Invercargill will appear before the court again in July.
Two youths appear in court over an alleged Tinder-related stabbing.
"The faster we can get to animals and get them into care, the more likely they will survive after being oiled."
Diesel spill at Devonport Naval Base not as serious as first thought.
Plans to transfer property bought to make way for the Wairau Valley hydroelectric scheme have hit a road block, with one man refusing to leave his home.
Resident haunted by fatal coolstore fire in 2008 pleased the site may become residential property.
British daughter suspects her dad kept a lifelong secret about his time in Upper Hutt.