Feilding police have located a 31-year-old man reported missing on Monday.
Police are investigating two Christchurch dairy robberies, one of which was at gunpoint.
Heavy downpours and gale force winds are due to hammer the North Island overnight Monday, MetService says.
A man was found driving at 191kmh on the Waikato expressway while almost four times the legal alcohol limit.
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Neighbours noticed a smell which led to the discovery of a body in state house in Porirua.
NZEI will launch legal action over unequal pay for education support workers.
Teenage drink-driver crashes into petrol station pumps, drives off, abandons car, hides in bushes - and avoids the $50K bill.
Richie McCaw has thrown his support behind the Prime Minister for a flag change.
Jiwan Ram was "proud" of killing partner Bimla Wati, niece tells court.
John Walton says he has had the stern flag of the Wahine in his possession since 1968, and until now has only ever told a handful of people.
"Hey what's that under my bum," insulation worker says after accidentally sitting on a bomb under a home.
A controversial Auckland lawyer has once again been found guilty of misconduct.
Some Wellington supermarket shelves were banana-free at the weekend as a shortage continues.
She thought her 6-month-old cat, Buddy, was dead. When she heard him meowing, she started crying.
Air NZ offers its own $9 fares after Jetstar opens a sale on its new regional routes.
Florida man, 56, spent months chatting explicitly with a 9-year-old NZ girl.
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Two Waikato users of online sex sites have been extorted for cash.
The winter of 2015 had a powerful grip, with multi-decade lows and black ice.
More charges possible for man who allegedly used fake documentation to get job as a psychiatrist.
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Charges for woman who allegedly stabbed her partner in an alcohol-fuelled dispute.
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Man bashed in central Auckland is in a stable condition.
No clues in Auckland man's disappearance.
Wellington's mayor says Aucklanders tired of high house prices and long commutes should move to the capital.
Midwives have lodged the nation's biggest equal pay challenge.
The man accused of a chemical attack on a Nelson vagrant has been granted name suppression.
Auckland-based internet marketplace sold unregulated electronics products, despite five warnings.
An Italian tourist involved in a fatal crash in Northern Southland on Friday has been charged by police.
Theft of laptop with film-makers' creations is the worst loss in home invasion.
A car smashed into a power pole, cutting power to homes north of Hamilton.
John Key says the Rugby Union wanted to make the World Cup squad announcement from Parliament.
Midwives' major equal pay court case may be about disparity between industries, rather than sexism: PM.
Christchurch's Garden City reputation is at risk as the council proposes to remove the protected status of 1500 trees.
Missing 51-year-old woman and nine-year-old girl located in Pureora Foerst after overnight search.
Police are still looking for a man who cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet on Saturday night.
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake near Eketahuna has rattled the lower North Island.
A fire in a Hawke's Bay flat has been put out.
Son describes 59-year-old Auckland dad's disappearance "tremendously out of character''
Warning for e-monitoring glitch affecting more than 100 criminals.
A mother and baby died in childbirth, but their midwife has left the country with a certificate.
A member of the public driving past spotted a fire at Hamilton East School this morning.
Liquor store worker thought he might die after he was smashed over the head with a bottle of spirits.
A Christchurch bar has thanked a customer for the "free publicity" his complaint brought them.
Police will wait for serious crash report into northern Southland fatal smash before deciding whether to lay charges.
Police rescue man and his best friend from the Waikato River.
Following a major quake, Wellingtonians may have a local high school student to thank for a clean drink of water.
New Zealand needs a transport policy that links road, port and rail, Don Braid says.