10:09 AM The drivers of two vehicles are dead after an apparent head-on crash near Whanganui.
10:21 AM A man has been charged with the murder of 41-year-old Simon Prue following an altercation in Christchurch.
"He just walked around me and grabbed her and chucked her in the car," girls say of sister's abduction.
Ahu Taylor intended to kill Kahu Vincent when he attacked him in Wanaka last year, a jury has found.
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A Nelson family woke up to find a tree had crushed their garage, landing centimetres from their sleeping children.
A man has been charged with the murder of 41-year-old Simon Prue following an altercation in Christchurch.
Death of woman near Sumner Beach not suspicious, police say.
The drivers of two vehicles are dead after an apparent head-on crash near Whanganui.
A German hitch-hiker who had his belongings stolen no longer believes New Zealand is a safe country.
The Catholic bishop of Christchurch, Barry Jones, has died surrounded by family.
A person was heard saying "hurry up, he's dying" at the scene of a suspicious death at a Woolston riverbank.
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A former Mighty River Power engineer was bad at keeping to budget and was a "bully", court told.
The theft of helicopter fuel in Fiordland put pilot and passengers at "substantial risk", police say.
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The US President wants to pay New Zealand a visit - it's just a case of sorting his schedule.
Costs for deportee support services are ongoing, as Government gives another $100k.
"It's not our intentions at this stage to put money in," Paula Bennett says.
An Irish surfer has shared her passion with women in Iran and Papua New Guinea.
Special-needs students will be able to request their writers to type their assignments.
Christchurch's state high schools are seeing "unprecedented" demand for places as families move into the city for jobs.
A Christchurch merger school that has been operating from two sites has celebrated its first birthday on its new grounds.
Farmers need access to a 24/7 helpline for mental health support.
Outdoor dinning areas are soon becoming smokefree in Palmerston North.
Attacks on dairy farmers from animal rights advocates are escalating, supporters say.
Marlborough residents with empty water tanks should check companies trucking in water are meeting public health standards.
Girls in low-decile schools lack the role models to inspire them to success, says the award-winning business leader.
Businesswoman Joan Withers is named the supreme winner at this year's Women of Influence awards.
Sarah Lin wanted freedom and flexibility when she started her 3D printing company.
The finalists for the 2015 Women of Influence Awards in the Board and Management category.
Drone footage of Hawke's Bay sheep being herded has attracted global attention.
Fed-up farmers are losing patience with trespassing hunters.
Rangitikei will host the third test between New Zealand shearers and Wales.
Animal rights group SAFE wants Countdown supermarkets to sell only free-range or barn-raised eggs.