3:52 AM New Zealand recorded the biggest increase in road deaths in 2014, according to international study.
Man seen running in front of moving train, but then disappears, leaving only scuff marks on track.
Calls are growing for New Zealand's troops to be pulled out of Iraq.
Man waiting on platform is stabbed in random attack at Waikanae station.
Massive storm churns up sea to cause disruption and delays on east coast.
Police are appealing to family of a missing Waikato woman who left a mental health facility without permission.
An Alexandra man who admitted downloading child pornography since the age of 13, has been found not guilty of distributing objectionable material.
Opposition MPs label a $4m payment to a Saudi businessman a "bribe".
Once boasting the deputy PM and several Cabinet Ministers, the Alliance Party is officially no more.
Brent Ingram is retiring after 25 years in charge of Hagley Community College.
For these budding musicians, RockQuest takes precedence over the school ball.
Palmerston North Hospital's cancer radiation treatment has been cut back as health workers strike over pay negotiations.
Judge thanks dying lawyer for bringing her case to court.
Dairy farmers anxiously awaiting Fonterra's next season's new milk price forecast told it will be "conservative'' by ASB.
Central Hawke's Bay farmers win the deer industry's Elworthy Environment Award.