Abel Tasman National Park wasn't always known as a place of accessible beauty.
Family and friends have gathered to farewell mountainbiker Kelly McGarry.
A Christchurch dairy owner chased down a man trying to steal his cash register.
Firefighters battling blaze at a West Coast high school believe they have stopped it spreading further.
Scientists are hoping to bring whitebait back to Christchurch's rivers, following years of apparent decline.
An effort to help feed the homeless has given confidence to young Muslim women in Christchurch.
Aranui's new "super school" will embrace open-plan classrooms filled with 300 pupils.
Christchurch council to consider increasing housing density in Hornby, Papanui and Linwood.
Christchurch City Council opposes ploy to deepen region's quarries because of risk to city's drinking water.
Christchurch couple living with elderly mother say perceptions of aging and independence need to change.
Intimate photos appear to show teacher at the centre of a Dunedin school sex scandal.
New Zealand gliding community in mourning after death of "experienced" pilot in North Otago.
Pair believed to be involved in elaborate scam targeting elderly people have been remanded in custody.
Seven kea have died after being inadvertently caught in stoat traps in the Murchison Mountains.
NZTA welcomes move to change the way public transport decisions are made in greater Christchurch.
Body found in burning car to be taken to Christchurch for an autopsy.
Kiwis behind crowd-funding to buy an Abel Tasman beach confident of hitting target.
Fish & Game disappointed with large number of unlicensed anglers caught in Otago.
Inside a burning car on SH1 in Marlborough, police and firefighters found a body.
Six people were injured in a crash north of Christchurch on Sunday.
Police have arrested two people who allegedly scammed elderly people in Christchurch.
A mother stuck in a hot, swinging gondola with her traumatised children is angry it was brushed off as "no big deal".
Rangiora High has been embroiled in conflict for years. What makes the rural Canterbury school unique?
Teachers and pupils suffer through stifling summer days and frozen hands in winter despite Rangiora High's wealth.
It's election year and one Christchurch City councillor already has his running mate – his 77-year-old dad.
Police are investigating two separate assaults on women in Dunedin within 30 hours.
A nationwide initiative to get people pedalling kicks off this week.
Criticism mounts about stock in waterways as figures show some farms received complaints about it repeatedly.
His work on black holes has earned a scientist from a small Otago town a share of $1 million.
Police deemed a Chinese couple too inept to continue driving in New Zealand.