Health and safety law changes prompted by the Pike River tragedy are set to be watered down.
Man who stabbed two pawn shop workers was in meth-induced psychosis, court told.
One man is in serious condition following a brutal assault in Hamilton just after 3pm.
More bitterly cold nights are on the way, following a wintry blast that spread snow as far as Napier.
Man charged with stabbing an international student gets more time to tell his family of charges.
ACT closes the door on a potential defection from National MP Maurice Williamson.
Labour leader Andrew Little accuses National of leaving a "major superannuation squeeze" for future governments to fix.
A special needs boy has been taken to hospital after climbing onto a roof and throwing objects.
Almost one-in-ten teens is a "pure bully" and for many the outlook is not good - but neither is it for their victims.
A Cambridge man speaks of the morning he woke up with macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease.
Natalee Lawson has gone from fighting in the boxing ring to fighting for her life.
South Canterbury's wallaby population has reached alarming proportions.
Forestry experts are encouraging landowners to use recently announced forestry grants to plant trees other than radiata pine.