An 81-year-old man missing from his Christchurch care home has been found safe and well.
Wife of Kiwi on board missing Malaysia Airlines jet says she still hopes he will return but can't face telling his sons why he hasn't been in touch.
Effects of last week's floods captured by satellite
The skies were clear enough last Thursday for Nasa's Aqua satellite to capture an image of Canterbury, complete with aftermath of the storm.
Captain faces court after carrying passengers to Picton and back with a 3.5m gash in ferry's side.
A man carrying a bow and arrow and nunchaku has been arrested after armed police cordoned off a Nelson suburb.
Police are remaining tight-lipped about how a young boy was killed at a South Otago logging site on Friday evening.
A 20-year-old man allegedly assaulted outside a New Brighton party last weekend has died of his injuries.
Man killed when his boat hit rocks was one week away from celebrating 39 years of marriage.
First new valuations in seven years show leaps of 20 to 30 per cent in north-west suburbs.
Jury told to put emotion aside as they decide if a Mob prospect murdered sex worker Mellory Manning.
Investigators still don't know why a crash that killed an Ashburton man on Mt Hutt last week occured.
A man alleged to befriend women online before stealing from them has pleaded guilty to four charges.
A search is on for four people believed to have been involved in a violent assault involving a spade.
Hallucinogenic drug blamed for two intensive-care hospitalisations in Christchurch in less than a week.
Police have released security camera images of a man being sought in relation to two assaults on sex workers on Friday.
A jury will today consider its verdict for a Mongrel Mob prospect accused of murdering a Christchurch sex worker.
A man who made and sold $400k of heroin lived in squalordue to his own addiction.
Filming of the latest movie about Rob Hall's final fatal climb of Everest has begun in Rome.
Explosives help free couple trapped for 16 hours
Explosives were used to smash through rock and free a Christchurch caving couple who were trapped for 16 hours in a virgin cave beneath Mt Arthur.
OPINION: People can build in flood-risk areas, but only if they do so in a way that reduces the risk of flood to an acceptable level.
A Picton bar owner says a minor US arrest warrant has been dredged up by a rumour-monger.
Labour Party says survey on the impact of dairying shows government has failed to recognise the importance of water quality.
The smell of fuel still lingers over parts of Lyttelton after a landslide damaged a jet-fuel tank, spilling at least 1500 litres into the harbour.
Before a Kiwi boarded a now missing jet, he gave his wife his wedding ring in case of an accident.
A lack of engineers is blamed for the 'glacial pace' of resolving insurance claims for Poplar Lane.
Motorists warned over delays at a Linwood intersection due to broken traffic lights.
Demolishing accommodation buildings in the East Frame only to replace them with new apartment buildings is madness, a city activist says.
Women dig craft beer. This has probably been known to some women for quite a while.
The race to install candidates in time for the election is heating up with Tony Milne selected for Christchurch Central.
Science Alive! will move to the inner city and try to be an "innovative tourism attraction".
The weekend's Wild Food Festival could be Hokitika's last, as the event struggles to pull in the crowds.
The magnitude of last week's floods may take weeks to assess, says experts considering rainfall and wind.
Tensions are mounting between bars and police over the enforcement of new alcohol laws.
Thousands sign petition to save a popular dairy from being forced out by a supermarket giant.
An experienced caver who was trapped in a newly-discovered cavern beneath Mt Arthur for more than 16 hours has been freed using explosives.
Hokitika's Wild Foods event 'on notice'
Yesterday's Wild Food Festival could be Hokitika's last, as the event struggles to pull in the crowds.
Family of former Christchurch man onboard a missing Malaysian aircraft are clinging to hope while bracing for the worst.
National's Nicky Wagner will "definitely" contest Christchurch Central seat against Labour's Tony Milne.
A 53-year-old man has undergone surgery for head injuries after being assaulted in Christchurch.
Fire services in the South Island have been kept busy with several suspicious fires overnight.
Police are seeking witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries when he was attacked with a shovel.
Armageddon Expo attracts thousands
Stormtroopers, anime characters and zombies are among the weird and wonderful characters celebrating Christchurch's Armageddon Expo this weekend.
Mental health experts say last week's floods "chucks everything back up in the air again" for those still recovering from the earthquakes.
Overstayer not welcome at home
Failed businessman Harmon Wilfred seems to have found the perfect way to stay illegally in New Zealand.
A judge has awarded $60,000 to the parents of a baby girl wrongly seized by authorities.
A new fertility technique could boost prediction of successful IVF pregnancy by as much as 90%.
Two children in the deep south have died within 24 hours in freak incidents involving vehicles.
Bananas are not just the colour of gold, they could almost be worth their weight in gold, as a national shortage grips South Canterbury.
Stallion semen, crispy tarantulas and seagull eggs - it's time to snack West Coast-style.
Two Kiwis are among the missing, as a flight is reported to have crashed in South China Sea.
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