Three people hurt after a crash between a car and bus on Auckland's North Shore.
The house, in Mangere, south Auckland, was empty when it caught alight.
Invercargill has been chosen as a new refugee settlement.
A car and truck have crashed on State Highway 5 in the Rotorua region.
More than 80 per cent of South Canterbury schools are involved in a Community of Learning
A woman was assaulted on a Hamilton street.
Pressure is on Labour to field a candidate in Hamilton West.
A man holding an imitation pistol stood in front of a car and demanded the driver get out.
It's understood the Labour list ranking committee will meet Monday night to reassess Willie Jackson's list spot.
Illegal drone use near a West Coast heliport is creating a "huge risk" for the community, police say.
Mangere East girl Sisilia Teu will be using her $25,000 to study ICT at the University of Otago.
Asthma causes 63 deaths a year on average in New Zealand.
Locals tackle the supposedly "unpronounceable" Maori road names proposed for the old SH1.
Police still looking for vehicle that failed to stop after a smash near Hastings.
Shark that attacked a French woman was less Jaws and more an oversized Dory.
Police say families were told about a robot inside the Pike River mine three months after 29 men were killed.
Auckland University dropped the ball when it decided against creating a graduate-entry medical programme.
Clampdown needed to stop nuisance cat numbers as SPCA sees "increase in hatred towards cats".
Early childhood carer cries in court in Auckland as she recounts her colleague's alleged abuse of children.
The economy is expanding quickly, but so are the numbers joining the workforce.
Residents are shocked after a woman's body was found inside burnt-out Waikato home.
Former Taranaki prostitute Jan Yorke - who killed a woman in 1995 - is back in jail because she's a risk.
Ron Matthews has switched off his electricity. He says it's a luxury he can't afford.
Taumarunui Police can't confirm if a truck driver who drover away after hitting a pole that caused a shop verandah to collapse will be charged.
The damp spring and summer have had their benefits for some.
A man who attacked his stepdaughter's rapist says he did what any father would do.
Jury told not to let evidence the accused were involved in organised crime to influence them.
Parents can now breathe easy after a contentious asbestos removal has been completed.
A Hurunui District councillor is taking her baby to meetings because there is no childcare subsidy.
Nicky Hager hasn't given up hope of an inquiry into an alleged botched SAS raid in Afghanistan.