The SPCA is investigating after Facebook was used to try to organise illegal dog fighting.
Firefighters have shut off an ammonia leak at the Alliance freezing works in Stoke.
No-one has to tell the residents of Eketahuna that 2014 was a particularly shaky year for the lower North Island.
The SPCA is alarmed after a ginger tabby was shot twice, and now suffers a serious limp.
One person has been taken to hospital after a fire broke out under a house in Bryndwr.
A man killed in an Auckland motel died of blunt force trauma to the head, police say.
A woman held up at knife point in the Bay of Islands is "shaken" and receiving ongoing support.
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.
A group of Tongan women in Marlborough are trying to change some of the unhealthy habits of their culture, Biggest Loser-style.
Leading midwifery organisation is offering to help find a solution to Stratford's maternity woes.
Unlocking the potential of Maori agricultural and forestry freehold land could add $3.5 billion to the economy.
NZ may export dairy genetics that will enable cattle to tolerate high tropical temperatures - and climate change.