11 min ago In June last year, 14-year-old Sam Hansen grew 10cm overnight and became instantly taller than her big sister.
15 min ago A Hawera man in his 50s has died after his boat capsized on the Patea river bar in South Taranaki.
6 min ago Family relieved as girl at centre of massive search in Palmerston North search is found safe.
11:29 AM "It's not our intentions at this stage to put money in," Paula Bennett says.
Twin cyclones in the Pacific will head south, but NZ "unlikely" to take a direct hit.
A gang member is back gardening for the Dunedin City Council after contract suspension lifted.
Lawyers for the Mighty River Power fraud accused says he was a hard worker, naive of company rules.
Two young girls desperately banged on a car window in a failed attempt to stop their 5-year-old sister being abducted.
SH1 was closed in both directions at Turangi.
OPINION: Judge's lenience in 210kmh boy racer case is mysterious and unconvincing.
In June last year, 14-year-old Sam Hansen grew 10cm overnight and became instantly taller than her big sister.
Hamilton Zoo's newest baby coincides with the start of the Chinese Year of the Monkey.
A Hawera man in his 50s has died after his boat capsized on the Patea river bar in South Taranaki.
Woodend Beach rapists Isaac Jason Mould and Troy Matua McIver have been jailed for nearly a decade each.
Abel Tasman beach owner may have to leave his $1.6m home within weeks if BNZ wins court case.
11:15 AM Dunedin family of nine lose their only mode of transport after alleged drink-driver crashes into vehicle.
10:42 AM Gore police investigate an incident in which a man was severely burned.
How to stop drivers fleeing from police? Easy, says Judith Collins. Crush their cars.
Ex-Conservatives leader Colin Craig wants to build affordable homes to ease Auckland's housing crisis.
OPINION: Labour leader Andrew Little responds to Steve Joyce's open letter to TPP protestors.
OPINION: Government minister Steven Joyce wrote an open letter to TPP protestors. And now he's copped one back from an MP on the protest front line.
Donations have poured in for kids missing out on swimming lessons because they couldn't afford togs.
ERO reviews for the school are set to be on a three-year cycle instead of an annual one.
SIT will need to adapt to remain competitive under Labour's free education plan, says Andrew Little.
As the 2015 year drew to a close, so too did the doors of Edgewater College Community Education.
Marlborough residents with empty water tanks should check companies trucking in water are meeting public health standards.
An estimated 4000 people in the Waikato are affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Teenage cancer survivor Jake Bailey became famous for an inspirational speech.
Attacks on dairy farmers from animal rights advocates are escalating, supporters say.
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.
Animal rights group SAFE wants Countdown supermarkets to sell only free-range or barn-raised eggs.
It's not exactly Eden Park... the Highlanders and the Crusaders meet in a farmer's paddock.
Rugged former All Black prop Richard Loe appeals to farmers to take it easy on quad bikes.
A humble science project has turned into an award-winning venture for Matamata teenager Patrick Roskam.