Man charged with murder after Marcus Tucker was found burnt and dumped near Christchurch a week ago.
A couple more hours and I would've been a goner, says rescued tramper.
Geoff Brogan was playing the beautiful game when his heart stopped. It was zapped back into action by a defibrillator.
Fifteen years ago a Christchurch mother took up sex work because she didn't want to go on a solo parent's benefit.
Pilot had to be cut from the glider after it crashed on airport grounds.
Beds intended for an emergency are being occupied fulltime as inmate muster swells.
Model railway enthusiasts aren't just a bunch of stuffy old men standing around watching toy trains go by.
The political leaders warm-up as they prepare to face-off again in the final few weeks before the Budget.
The man killed in a helicopter crash near the Lindis Pass was a new father.
She was being driven by her grandson, and was not wearing a seatbelt, police say.
The Hobbit movie maker is to receive a prestigious arts medal from French Prime Minister.
"No matter what happens, you bring the best cat with you and take the best cat home."
Driver believed to have suffered a medical ailment behind the wheel.
New deal hopes to boost Indian tourist numbers to New Zealand.
The crash happened at midday near Piopio.
Police believe a hedge fire on a quiet Blenheim street may have been another arson attack.
A pensioner was home alone on Sunday morning when she spotted an intruder in her lounge.
OPINION: I recently bought a house, and it feels great. Kind of.
OPINION: Should John Key be having sleepless nights over rising property prices?
When refugees are accepted for resettlement in New Zealand, often their ordeals are far from over.
Labour leader Andrew Little left "shaken" by visit to Jordan's biggest refugee camp.
In a cohort of 2600 kōhanga kids, how many kept studying in Māori?
Just over 300 students disagreed with Studylink and got a review in 2015.
She'll keep her identity secret despite "calculated and premeditated" crime.
Te Wananga o Aotearoa dumps the old look, takes a overhead view for its new brand.
It can reach emergency call outs to remote parts of the outer Sounds in less than an hour.
Should overseas vineyard workers be housed four to a room in bunk beds?
OPINION: Listen up, government types. Stop wasting all that money on anti-smoking campaigns.
The man was being cared for in a Hamilton community home.
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.
Zespri assures kiwifruit lovers they are safe after 1.7 million trays were put on hold.
The worst facial eczema scourge in nearly two decades is tipped to drag well into May.
It's been a nationwide search to find New Zealand's top ewe hogget flock.
Over 3000 beef cattle arrive by sea, destined for a breeding programme on a farm in Mongolia.