Skyrocketing staff travel costs at the Ministry of Justice have led to drastic cost-cutting measures.
A man who apparently fell asleep with candles burning woke to find his house ablaze.
Humans rights groups call for investigation into sudden departures of Saudi Arabian refugees, including a Christchurch man.
A woman has died after being struck by a car in central Wellington early this morning.
Two Dunedin buses were shot at by an alleged drive-by shooter with an air rifle yesterday.
Anti-smacking law to blame for suicide, prostitution and STIs, top Conservative candidate says.
Teachers are increasingly turning to darker tales to get pupils interested in reading.
A doctor convicted of indecent assault against the two young children of a close friend has lost his medical registration.
Concern is growing about the effect of rural burn-offs on Timaru's air.