A driver unfamiliar with a jet boat crashed into rocks, fatally injuring a passenger.
A motorcyclist killed in Christchurch had escaped the Pike River Mine disaster by less than an hour.
Identification process begins for two bodies found in avalanche debris down a gully near the Kepler Track.
6:15 AM Police interview Korea-based friend of missing woman Yoon Sook Chun after $30,000 reward offer.
The city council's bid to rid Christchurch's Botanic Gardens of pesky possums has sparked a police call-out.
Kiwi lawyer warns people looking for love online are at growing risk from smugglers.
Blessie Gotingco's family call for a public inquiry into how a closely watched ex-offender killed her.
When Murray McCully and John Kerry caught up in Washington they found plenty to praise each other about.
Foreign owners could face ongoing taxes on assets if the Government believes the issue is a problem, John Key has signalled.
If you want to be a teacher you should want to teach anywhere, Hawera Intermediate principal Craig Simpson says.
Taranaki teachers are learning te reo alongside their students.
15 min ago Children still in nappies are having their rotten teeth pulled out - and sugar is being blamed.
Foreign recruits make up 41 per cent of Waikato DHB's doctors, figures show.
Distinguished professor Margaret Brimble won the Women of Influence in science and innovation award in 2014.
I've been in business for over thirty years, and my message for women is to keep learning.
Banks will be reluctant to force indebted dairy farmers to sell up, Finance Minister predicts.
Taranaki Regional Council's offer of half a million dollars for flood-stricken farmers is unique for its size.