Students have been injured after a school bus carrying 50 pupils from Auckland crashed into ditch near Thames.
Recaptured prisoner Phillip John Smith faces a two-month spell in a notorious Rio de Janeiro prison condemned for its inhumane conditions after he was caught in Brazil overnight.
Arrest warrant issued in Auckland for arrest of fugitive killer Phillip John Smith, who is believed to be in Brazil.
John Traynor talks about his son Phillip John Smith, who has fled the country.
Police are trying to find out how Phillip John Smith was able to obtain a passport in his birth name.
Christchurch Muslim convert Aaron Tahuhu, 33, aka Yusif Haroon Mik'eal supports Islamic State's mission but not the atrocities.
Friends, family and colleagues gathered at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell to farewell Air New Zealand pilot Ann Barbarich.
Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man's body was found in a West Auckland house.
AC/DC's drummer Phill Rudd, is on trial in New Zealand, charged with attempting to arrange a murder. Rob Muir reports.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd allegedly tried to have two men killed.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is appearing in court on a number of charges after his house was raided by police.
Up to 40 people are being monitored by government agencies as possible foreign fighters because of their engagement in ''extremist'' behaviour, Prime Minister John Key says.
Police have launched a homicide inquiry after a woman's body was found overnight.
A Wellington boy has undergone more than dozen operations to give him a shot at a normal life.
Detective Senior Sergeant Ross Patterson talks about the snatching of an 8-week-old baby in Hamilton.