The chance of perfect summer weather to welcome the arrival of 2015 is looking slim.
Three fishermen spent a night clinging to a tiny rock after their boat capsized off Northland.
Fugitive Kenneth Burns, who has been on the run for over a fortnight, is arrested.
A woman is in a critical condition after falling seriously ill on a ride at the Caroline Bay Carnival.
A Taihape man has been flown to hospital today after suffering a series of burns.
11:12 PM Police hunting two men after a 54-year-old man dies in hospital of injuries from a violent struggle.
Fugitive Kenneth Burns, who has been on the run for over a fortnight, is arrested in South Taranaki.
Fairfax political reporter Andrea Vance has received an apology from Parliamentary Service over a breach of her privacy during an investigation into a leaked report.
Supreme Court dismisses Kim Dotcom's appeal against decision that said the raids were legal.
China is far more relevant to NZ than he imagined, Sam Brosnahan is learning.
He once stacked knuckles at a freezing works, now he can't imagine working in anything but education.
Walking back through the troubled past of the Kimberley Centre, once a home for intellectually disabled people.
Ministry to issue nationwide warning about hand sanitiser in the wake of a 4-year-old girl becoming grossly intoxicated.
NZ may export dairy genetics that will enable cattle to tolerate high tropical temperatures - and climate change.
New Fed Farmers CEO has had a few months to settle in and talks about plans for the lobby group's future.