Following a major quake, Wellingtonians may have a high school student to thank for a clean drink of water.
Police will wait for serious crash report into northern Southland fatal smash before deciding whether to lay charges.
Artwork by convicted double-killer Scott Watson is fetching hundreds of dollars on Trade Me.
Man charged with offences including kidnapping cuts off ankle bracelet and flees.
Heather Walsh's captivity in remote bush made headlines in 2012. Now the full story of her ordeal will be told.
6:47 PM Warning for e-monitoring glitch affecting more than 100 criminals.
6:07 PM Young men who raided Christchurch liquor store attacked a staff member with full bottles of alcohol.
The biggest shake up of State housing in decades is about to get underway.
Protection orders should have an expiry date, MPs have recommended.
10 min ago Former Marlborough Girls' student who left school due to illness hangs up ball dress as a decision forbidding her from attending is held up.
Support grows for money management to be a core part of the school curriculum.
5:36 PM Midwife involved in the birth which lead to the deaths of a mother and baby left the country with a Certificate of Good Standing.
Clients reeling after mental health service for Pacific people in Canterbury closes.
Former Wellington mayor and Labour MP Fran Wilde was the local and regional winner in 2013.
If you could go back in time, what advice would you give to your teenage self?
A quad bike tragedy has ripped a hole in hard-working farming family.
Fonterra grassroots funding helping rural communities with their firefighting resources.