Mt Ruapehu is offering free skiing after great snow conditions has allowed them to stay open for longer.
Sentencing judge made a "considered, correct and compassionate decision", appeal hearing told.
Police have admitted a breath-testing checkpoint was used to target people who had attended an pro-euthanasia meeting.
Police do not know what happened to abandoned car, found lying on its roof.
He passed two trucks, an unmarked cop car and narrowly missed colliding head-on with a car coming the other way.
Upper Hutt teachers were protesting a change in funding
Beth Christina Winfield was playing with her dogs on edge of Waikato River when something went wrong.
Man, 90, pleads guilty to causing wife's death after 4WD plunged 300m off a mountain track.
An Auckland managing director has ADHD, but has used it to thrive and grow in business.
Corrections says Wiri prison run by private operator among bottom five in NZ.
New South Waikato mayor appoints her deputy with full backing of the council.
A Hamilton woman's wish to visit Taumarunui's Forgotten Highway came true with the help of locals.
After watching Bathurst he headed home, with only three tyres.
Murder trial put on hold after not enough people show up to take part in the jury panel.
A century of teaching children at Ngapuke School was celebrated with a reunion.
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A shortage of donors has put Taumarunui under review on whether the NZ Blood Service will continue to visit.
Principal of Turaki School, Rikki Sheterline has been appointed vice president of the New Zealand Education Institute.
Tagging "snake gang", "West Side" and other illegible words racks up hefty cleaning bill.
You're expecting to get better when you get medical care, but for many people it can get a lot worse.
A dozen armed police swooped on a vehicle in a ''fluid situation'' in Dunedin's CBD.
Farmers and animal welfare activists remain at loggerheads after latest accusations of bobby calf abuse.
Early morning twister lifts roofs, wrecks garage doors and smashes windows.
A rest home and a kindergarten in Taupo have joined forces to enhance the lives of young and old.
Judge labels driving by a boy racer who reached 195kmh the worst he'd seen in 20 years.
A farmer left 3630 animals to suffer in one of NZ's worst cruelty cases but he avoids prison.
Gold trader was booked to fly from Vietnam to Auckland on Wednesday, but never got on the plane.
Axe-wielding clown leaping out from behind a tree to startle a teen biker has police fuming.
A vehicle has smashed through front doors of a Christchurch Kathmandu.
Police watchdog slams police tasering of a mentally ill man lying on the ground twice.