One minute Elizabeth McKenzie was dancing to Elton John, the next she was desperately trying to save a man's life.
Four helicopter pilots and fire crews fighting the Waikakaho Valley fire were yesterday diverted to fight a new fire near Havelock in the Marlborough Sounds, after a wayward seagull hit a powerline, causing sparks and setting fire to native bush.
The parents of missing Mt Cook climber Stephen Dowall are coming to terms with the reality that their son will not be coming home.
Emergency services are on their way to a van trapped under a tree near Arthur's Pass.
The house was destroyed but no-one was inside.
The Mesmans watched through their kitchen window as flames and smoke engulfed Waikakaho Valley.
Duncan Garner is wrong in calling my work PC Gone Mad and irrelevant, says Race Relations Commissioner.
A cyclist found dead in a Christchurch park may have plunged to his death in the dark.
A man is recovering after being attacked by three offenders near a south Auckland bar.
New Zealand expresses "deep disappointment" in Japan's Antarctic exploits but little will be done to stand in their way.
Australia's gloss wearing off for more and more Kiwis.
As spring turns into summer New Zealand basks in a muggy week.
A teenager has died after falling off his motorbike in North Canterbury.
The campervan will allow home-based dialysis patients to travel.
Police find stolen getaway car used in robbery of two security guards outside a Christchurch McDonald's.
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake has struck western Southland.
Senior Thai official promises to investigate Kiwi couple's embryo swap at hospital.
The search for a missing teen presumed drowned in seas off Raglan will rely on local knowledge to find his body.
Ex-members of Canterbury religious cult Camp David open up about two decades of moving on.
Diversions will be put in place around the crash south of Te Awamutu.
Prime Minister's son named among party goers caught up in a dramatic fire at a Fiji resort.
Petrol made way for electricity at Mike Pero Motorsports Park on Saturday, with EVolocity 2015
Teenager's top ripped and body groped by mob of young men at Major Lazer concert.
A man is in serious condition after being rescued from a house fire in Whanganui.
The motorcyclist became trapped beneath the car and died at the scene.
Sir Owen says he was 'vilified' for his $2 million domestic violence inquiry.
Nine lucky punters have won $111,111 each in Lotto's First Division.
Our first woman prime minister may be a monarchist, but she says it's time to ditch our colonialist flag.
A mixup in a Thai hospital has left a Kiwi family with someone else's child.
OPINION: Our government must demand an explanation of Thai surrogate baby swap.