Cranking it up for weekend
Man makes trip to from Bluff to Edendale in a 1924 steam engine ahead of annual Crank Up weekend.
Those probing online child-abuse material say there's no getting used to the horrific images.
John Key is poised to outline the possible sale of thousands of state houses to community groups.
For more than 60 years, Roy Skedgwell has been collecting rugby memorabilia.
Twins will be among more than 10,600 new entrants across NZ starting school for the first time very soon.
Low river levels should not affect Coast to Coast kayakers, organisers say.
To the end, Gretel Fairbrother was her dog's best friend, staying with him as he was put down for a vicious attack on a woman.
The Christchurch sculpture trail has been dismantled - but there's one last chance to see them.
Trampers failing to make intentions clear in the outdoors are wasting searchers' time.
A steam train that sparked a major blaze carried four more carriages than usual.
At least three police cars were involved in a high-speed chase of a vehicle in Hamilton this evening.
Here's a rough guide Labour leader Andrew Little's first 'state of the nation' speech this morning.
A wheelchair-bound woman was subjected to a "traumatic" robbery by two youths outside a Christchurch mall, police say.
A criminal who breached his prison release conditions by flying to Australia has been sentenced to community work.
Christchurch’s main police court came to a halt this morning after a judge was told the restorative justice service was overloaded
David Bain can expect an update on his compensation bid within a month - but there is no end in sight for a final decision on his five-year quest.
PM has 'no comment to make' on future of MP Mike Sabin, who is under investigation for assault.
Anger over a proposed $33 million harbour bridge cycleway appears to have fizzled.
Principals are crossing their fingers a new school in Takanini will open before already swelling student numbers become too much to handle.
PM's lawyer dismisses criminal litigator Arthur Taylor's claim that John Key unlawfully won Helensville electorate.
Investigation launched into how a mental health patient left hospital and set herself on fire nearby.
Man who drowned in the Waikato River at the weekend was a "good guy who loved his wife and family".
Len Brown is adamant he hasn't made up his mind yet whether to take another tilt at the Auckland mayoralty.
Police want to identify a suspicious looking character, spotted carrying a safe away from a burgled office.
A replica German grenade found in a container of personal items sparks evacuation.
Two cyclists and a tractor driver are sought as police say a South Island forest fire may have started in four places.
Bail refused for Whanganui man who helped murderer and paedophile Phillip John Smith get a passport.
South Auckland teacher's registration cancelled after she physically mishandled a child.
The name of the six-year-old girl killed on a child-sized quad bike may possibly not be released, police say.
A man's body was pulled from the Whanganui River by police this morning.
Shan Jordin admits he has been no angel on the road, but his driving habits are changed forever.
Motorcyclists involved in a collision near Hamilton weren't wearing helmets or safety gear, police say.
Administrators of an anti-cyclist Facebook page deny it is a "hate page" despite vile comments.
Riders appeal for caution from drivers
Two students are urging drivers to take more care around horses after theirs was injured by a passing car.
Cricketer convinced a ghost shook his hotel bed, so he insisted on switching rooms.
Man appears in court for aiming an air rifle at a dairy ... but he had no intention of shooting.
The planet is being skimmed by a large asteroid, passing merely 1 million kilometres from Earth.
Man who spent months evading police arrested after raid uncovered cash, drugs and weapons.
The 30-year-old man who died in a motorcycle crash in Hawke's Bay has been named.
Police identify body found in the Waikato River this morning as missing man.
Clifftop resident Pauline Rundle didn't know where her husband Stewart, 85, was. Then she saw the emergency services and guessed.
A 'vanishingly small' number have officially complained about hospital parking.
Perfect drone flying conditions helped Mark Yelavich showcase this great spot north of Auckland.
Man killed in car crash en route to beach for swim was so drunk he likely would have drowned if he had made it there, coroner finds.
It shook homes and rattled residents - but what caused the explosion in eastern Wellington last night?
A woman who pinned a 10-year-old against a tree is at high risk of returning to jail, says a judge.
Further charges could be on the way for man accused of sexually violating women in their homes.
Child abuse claims have declined in Manawatu and across NZ, but remains alarmingly high.
Gang member cut rival behind the ear after having a can of drink hurled at him.
Man dies days after being found unconscious in water with a head injury.