Flames were so intense, firefighters couldn't get into house where one person died.
11:21 PM CF Goldie's "In Doubt" punched well above its weight at auction, as iconic Colin McCahon work failed to sell.
Someone in Gisborne will be raising a glass this evening after big Lotto win.
A Foxton woman with terminal cancer is devastated after watching her home burn to the ground.
Minister says she will apologise to anyone who suffered trauma as a result of being in state care.
Newshub journalist thrown into car's windscreen, the impact breaking her leg and killing her horse.
One tramper has been rescued and another may be dead after falling down a slope on the Routeburn track.
The cash-strapped university needs to raise the millions of dollars it needs to balance its books.
Wellington's mayoral contenders debate the big issues over a pint at the Backbencher.
Police are investigating an armed robbery of a TAB.
As more Britons look to move to New Zealand those here say: do it.
A teenage cyclist killed on the road on the West Coast has been described as a hard worker and great kid.
Government's saliva test proposal 11 years too late for Krystal Bennett's parents.
Tony Ratcliffe's relationship with Jumbo the African elephant lasted longer than any of his previous three marriages.
Millions of tonnes of ironsand could be stripped from the South Taranaki seabed if Trans Tasman Resources' bid to mine it is approved.
Plain packaging for cigarettes takes another step forward, despite suggestions it's being rushed.
Govt agencies to pool prisoner information after murderer and paedophile Phillip Smith escaped and fled overseas.
Doctor against voluntary euthanasia says most "change their minds" about ending their lives.
Teachers over 60 soaring, and the number of younger educators willing to step up is in decline.
Free education packs cut the cost of child's first day at school.
Hundreds gathered to voice their disapproval of job cuts at the University of Otago humanities division.
Teachers over 60 have more than doubled in the past 10 years, and the number of younger educators willing to step up is in decline.
Father supports early intervention for kids with learning disabilities, but says not enough is being done.
Terminally ill union leader heads to Havana for long-shot treatment.
Pigs rescued by the mayor which could help save lives may soon be retired.
Number of residents affected by outbreak has been updated to 4700 following latest phone survey
An anaesthetist fears patient data may have been lost in a torrent of emails sent to his councillor wife.
The finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2016 have been announced.
How much do you know about the history of women in this country?
2015 finalist, Pip Greenwood, is a passionate advocate for workplace/boardroom diversity and equality.
While more women are taking up leadership roles, there is still a long way for equality to be achieved in NZ.
OPINION: The dairy industry must think carefully about the consequences before moving against PKE.
A cow was found chained to a tractor. What was going on?
The scientist running a software company that aims to solve farmers' data problems.
Japan is struggling to keep its farms running as farmers age and young people shun the work.