GPs found to have failed woman who died of a blood clot by not properly assessing her suitability for the drug Estelle.
Police in Hamilton hold grave fears for Paul Arber, who hasn't been seen since Saturday.
Second man charged over brutal weekend assault that left man in critical condition.
The woman killed in a collision with a truck carrying a house was Patricia Robertson of Fairlie.
PM says NZ's Mandela's funeral delegation is representative, despite the lack of '81 tour protesters.
New report shows one in four children remain mired in poverty.
New Zealand's public service is getting more and more susceptible to corruption, a report has found.
Firefighters descend on council building after smoke from a burnt pie triggers smoke alarm.
Police appeal for sightings of missing Whanganui man's vehicle, found parked at a Linton home.
A teen who knocked himself out after a fall had to wait overnight before he could be flown out.
Helen Milner was crushing up powder after speaking of "getting rid" of her husband, her son says.
Auckland mayor Len Brown to provide feedback on report on whether he misused council resources during affair.
Who was the "dickhead"? Who saw the "big gay rainbow"? And what was Winston's top question?
A teen accused of shooting a man found dead on a Maketu park bench has been granted bail.
The case against a man charged with murdering a Woodridge woman has reached the High Court.
A man has been found dead following a fire in a block of flats in Trentham.
Experts say police's reduced speeding tolerance will hit "mums and dads" but miss those who cause most fatal crashes.
New taxpayer-funded photographer job is about controlling the message, an expert says.
A 65-year-old woman suffered facial injuries after two intruders hit her with a plank of wood.
Police are urging homeowners to lock up their garden sheds after arresting a man they allege had a hand in a "green-thumbed" ring.
Theoretical building consents are being issued to Christchurch homeowners in dispute with insurers.
Patients are being "routinely" turned away from Christchurch Hospital's intensive care unit.
Our police force has been under scrutiny over the past six months. Tracy Watkins asks Police Commissioner Peter Marshall if things need to change behind the thin blue line.
Kiwis are paying their respects to Nelson Mandela ahead of his funeral this week.
Greenpeace is using details from people who sign petitions to cold-call and ask for donations.
Police are looking for a second car in connection with Miramar mother Mei Fan's murder.
We take them to daycare, buy them treats and toys, and generally treat them like children.
Teenagers at risk of suicide are waiting up to three months to get the help they need, school counsellors say.
It might be the last thing a reformed crim wants to hear - Corrections is back on your trail.
A subcontractor faces charges for stealing roofs as Canterbury's construction industry battles spiralling burglary rates.
A Christchurch mother and her three children are being forced to live in a tent in a park.
To most, the small crease on two-year-old Savannah Copeland's top lip is barely noticeable.
A person has been found dead following a fire in a block of flats in Trentham.
An 8 -year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a reversing car.
More children living in crammed homes are ending up in hospital, as a new report details child poverty.
Police have corralled a poverty action group protesting outside the National Party's Christmas do.
Past and present Kiwi leaders will head to Nelson Mandela's memorial, with PM leaving tomorrow.
Member of the public distracts man trying to kidnap woman in Tauranga this morning.
Police have charged a 19-year-old in the shooting death of 46-year-old Isaac Dale Bushell.
OPINION: Top NZ spooks make headlines by appearing at public hearing, but questions remain about shadowy Five Eyes intelligence alliance.
A 25 per cent funding cut means the Serious Fraud Office will take on fewer cases, MPs have been told.
Maori Party advisor and former Treaty negotiator Chris McKenzie will replace Tariana Turia in Te Tai Hauauru.
A 21-year-old man is charged with critically injuring another man with heavy object after party in South Aucckland.
Turangi woman let out a "big scream" after confirming she'd won $8.6 million Lotto jackpot.
A drinking buddy who allegedly spiked his mate's beer put the man in hospital for four days.
Teenager asks to keep drink-driving charge a secret because publicity could have "extreme consequences" for famous father.
A stuffed dog more than 150 years old is expected to fetch up to $35,000 at auction this week.
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Epsom voters once again face the prospect of taking one for the team.