Man fired at police officers, tried to hold up three vehicles and led police on a car chase overnight.
6:28am More than 60 firefighters have battled a large blaze at a West Auckland film studio overnight.
Former businessman Robin Churchill, who murdered his wife more than 20 years ago, declined parole again.
A driving lesson on cemetery roads went horribly wrong when the car smashed into gravestones.
A review of the Jeanette and Harvey Crewe murder investigation offers titbits of information - but nothing to tell their daughter who killed them.
Taxpayers are stumping up for Pacific Island Affairs boss Pauline Winter to travel between Wellington and Auckland most weekends.
School's hope to track pupils' behaviour with microchip bracelets prompts concern from parents.
Wellington Hospital is being stretched by winter sickness, with some emergency department patients waiting more than six hours for a bed.
The worst Ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, authorities here say.
A ban on burning plastic in rural areas is unlikely to be introduced in the Taranaki countryside.