5 min ago A woman is in a serious condition after a vegetation fire south of Dunedin.
5 min ago Military staff join search for missing 10-year-old Alexander Fisher, now entering its third day.
6:44 AM A 12-year-old girl is in a serious condition after being found unconscious.
Dairy worker handed what is believed to be NZ's longest-ever prison sentence for animal cruelty.
8:18 AM South Island gets reprieve from wild hot northwesters which caused havoc.
7:26 AM Sandstorms, lost passports and potential security leaks made for dramatic Iraqi visit for John Key.
Crime has dropped 30 per cent but those at society's margins continue to suffer, new statistics show.
The focus for early childhood education should be quality, not high participation, sector representatives say.
Welcome to the Sikh holy land: Huntly.
All Whites great Steve Sumner is remaining positive about his prostate cancer battle after specialists told him he has a 30 per cent chance of beating the deadly disease.
Non-alcoholic drinks in New Zealand will now carry a health rating - the latest triumph in the war on sugary drinks.
The finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015 have been announced.
Young corporate lawyer Althea Carbon is passionate about using digital innovation to help charities.
The TPPA has few obvious benefits for the dairy sector, commentators say.
The Feilding farm where Scott Guy was killed in 2010 is up for sale.