Police have seized more than $500,000 in assets owned by an alleged drug king-pin.
He may usually be the one doing the tracking but this time it's police search dog Thames who has gone missing.
Jacqui Dixon had just seven hours to finish packing, wave goodbye to her husband and depart for a disaster zone.
A shallow 'strong' magnitude 4.2 earthquake has rattled the central South Island.
Hundreds take to Auckland's streets in anger over waterfront plans for the city.
Taxpayers have spent nearly $6m putting double-murderer Mark Lundy behind bars twice.
A couple who had "front row seats" for a fatal Thames shooting say it was impossible to tell if the armed man shot first.
Prime Minister John Key says a Cabinet minister whose brother is facing indecency charges is willing to step down, but he is confident that won't happen.
In his first visit to Northland since National's by-election defeat, Prime Minister John Key vows to regain voters' trust.
The Excellence in Art Competition was won by a Hillcrest student for the second year running.
Mt John Observatory has a bright past but is facing uncertainty as funding dries up.
A NZ microbiologist says the country now faces the possible spread of life-threatening diseases.
A new process at Nelson hospital allows paramedics, emergency doctors, cardiologists to diagnose heart attacks faster.
6:30 AM NZ scientists identify animal-safe compounds that can reduce methane emissions from sheep and cattle by up to 90 per cent.
6:30 AM Fonterra asked to bring forward date of the new season’s advance milk payment to help struggling farmers budget.