Selling stolen property is a serious crime. Unless of course, the property was never actually stolen.
Whitebait is on the menu at festivals up and down the West Coast in a bid to attract visitors and boost the economy of the region.
Lewis Pass highway reopens eight hours after a logging truck rolled.
There's no escaping the wet weather this week as bouts of rain continue to hit the South Island.
The helicopter firm involved in a fatal crash has had its air operating certificate reinstated.
West Coast cop who held suspects for more than 15 hours in another IPCA investigation.
Police seek a man who assaulted and demanded money from a 13-year-old boy.
Cloudy periods and occasional drizzle forecast for Christchurch on Wednesday.
Police officer who illegally ordered the detention of two suspects is being investigated for a second time.
Group including children "put their lives at risk" in a boat not fit for the open seas off the West Coast.
A man has pleaded guilty to supplying alcohol to a West Coast teenager before his death.
Spring continues to evade the South Island, with rain and cloud forecast until the weekend.
A small community on the West Coast will keep its sole charge police station.
National debate needed on charging for access to DOC-controlled areas, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.
The historic Carnegie building in Hokitika has been closed after it was deemed earthquake-prone.
Police are baffled by the theft of a very obvious bright green bus stop on the West Coast.
After the controversial French tourist appeared in court, he finally got a lift by a sympathetic West Coaster.
The West Coast loses its third former Kiwis rugby league international in the past eight months.
West Coast tells hitchhiker who trashed a sign and called Kiwis Nazis: "We don't want to see you anymore."
Hokitika locals say the controversial relocation of the town's pioneer statue has left it facing the wrong way.
"She is especially grateful for all of the people who tried to help Clive on that night."
Two people arrested following an attack in Greymouth on the West Coast.
Two men have been charged with supplying alcohol to West Coast teen Mitchell Heward before his death.
The Franz Josef community is rallying around the "distraught" partner of mechanic who died in a fire.
West Coast man rushed to hospital after baseball bat attack.
A slow-moving active front has made its way to the North Island, bringing heavy falls.
A friend Clive Jenkins rescued from wasp attack devastated he "wasn't there to save him" on Tuesday night.
Conservation group hopes interactive app will help boost declining kea numbers.
Two people have been injured in a crash on State Highway 73 on the West Coast.
Clive Jenkins was an integral part of the community. But after a fight with his partner, things went very wrong.