The 1080 blackmail threat has highlighted the vulnerability of New Zealand's economy, with exporters saying they have lost millions in exports.
Police are still present at a house where an infant died suddenly in Southland on Tuesday.
A New Zealand man hit by a drunk driver was saving a group of children, friends say.
White granules identified as DDT have been dumped into the Opuha River near Skipton Bridge in South Canterbury.
Same-sex penguins, Flip and Miley, have teamed up at New Zealand's National Aquarium to help raise an abandoned chick.
Eric McIsaac, 25, has appeared in court in relation to his 10-year-old brother Alex Fisher's disappearance.
Highway 61 gang member who repeatedly raped a cellmate who later killed himself denied parole.
OPINION: All credit - well some credit - to Finance Minister Bill English.
Government estimated to have paid up to $80,000 for review into Canterbury health board's finances.
DOC tight-lipped over whether the makers of The Hobbit paid just a few thousand dollars to access southern conservation land.
A sink hole up to 10 metres deep discovered near a popular Cromwell walking track.
An offender who removed his monitoring bracelet and moved house is being sought by Auckland police.
Rangi Wickliffe was prepared to take the rap for a cold blooded murderer
Teenager arrested in Levin, after allegedly removing his electronic bracelet.
The police dive squad has joined the search for missing student Mandeep Singh.
An Auckland taxi driver who stabbed his wife and daughter to death with a kitchen knife has appealed his sentence
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A strong el nino weather system means a raised risk of cyclones for New Zealand.
The New Plymouth District Council is only at the beginning of the fight against an eroding Waitara coastline.
Disgraced former Hutt lawyer Patrick Renshaw gets home detention for $347K in tax fraud.
Police find two-year-old boy nearby after short search.
The trial of two teenagers accused of murdering a man at an Auckland hotel has been put off.
Police say he may be on the Kapiti Coast.
Despite efforts, Turakina Maori Girls' College remains on the chopping block.
Bar management defends security staff who rendered two men unconscious outside a Christchurch bar.
Spooky Southland is hosting a Halloween party.
How did a father mistake his son for a deer? The mind plays tricks, his lawyer says.
Forcing Kiwis with cancer to prove they cannot work is ludicrous, Cancer Society says.
Police to take body to Auckland in effort to identify man, who is believed to be a local.
ACT launches bill to legalise voluntary euthanasia.
RBNZ governor hints that he will cut the official cash rate by the end of the year.
Charles and Camilla will be packing as much as possible into their November New Zealand trip.
Some early rain in the north should give way to dry weather across most areas.
Love's tribute to not giving in has been shattered by vandals.
Police appealing for anyone who has seen the flasher to come forward.
Already this year, five people have been shot in hunting incidents - two dead and three injured.
Aerial video shows progress on the Western Belfast Bypass road being built north of Christchurch.
An Ashburton man has been tasered after threatening police with steel pliers.
Police investigation into Hawera Intermediate School fire will begin as soon as area is made safe.
SH29 over the Kaimai Ranges is now open.
Friends and family remember 10-year-old at a touching service in Levin.
A voluntary euthanasia bill will be lodged in Parliament on Wednesday.
Forensics police are examining a Southland house after the sudden death of a 17-month-old infant on Tuesday.
The 20-year-old was in a farm bike crash in the Waikato.
Dog lovers no longer need to stuff their pooches into handbags thanks to a new site that lists pet friendly businesses.
A Southland man who accidentally shot dead his son during a hunting trip has been discharged without conviction.
The arrest of a man by police investigating a threat to poison baby milk has been welcomed by politicians.
Police have arrested a man almost a year after threats to poison baby milk formula prompted an investigation.
Financial gain, rather than environmentalism, appears to have been motivation behind alleged blackmail attempt.
Police have swooped on houses in South Canterbury in an operation targeting the sale of synthetic cannabis.