It is still unclear what caused police to accidentally shoot a man during an arrest last year.
Voter enrolment rates are declining in almost every electorate in New Zealand, despite a general election being less than two months away.
Winston Peters has told parliament a quake firm boss told his staff not to pay tax.
Schools are choosing an ''opt in'' system for religious education to avoid a parent backlash.
A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for sending sex texts to an underage girl.
A Waimate man had to have his right eye surgically removed after he was punched in the face.
Auckland Museum has given a 5 metre by 2m 3D version of Everest to Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.
Wellington College students won't be falling asleep, now the school has a coffee shop.
Illegal hunters who shone a spotlight on horrified DOC workers while hunting are convicted.
Eagle-eyed pharmacist spotted a shard of glass in a bottle of medicine, sparking national recall.
A 12-strong Kiwi team will take part in the inaugural Invictus Games for injured service men and women.
A row over how flood claims will be determined could mean a long court process.
The slow start to the snow season appears over after a strong southerly blanketed Mt Ruapehu yesterday.
NZ in 2014 has more immigrants, fewer smokers, and more lecture halls filled with students.
Lower-decile schools have more teachers per student than their higher-decile counterparts.
A mum is researching how TV can influence the way children learn indigenous languages.
Westies and North Shore residents are being struck down with more diseases than other Aucklanders.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey's trip to NZ was a reminder of how closely our two countries are intertwined.
Members of Parliament face a crackdown on using their taxpayer-funded travel perks for electioneering.
Labour in a standoff with TVNZ over plans to use presenter Mike Hosking to moderate leaders' debates.
Crown to appeal against judge's ruling that let Maori king's son off drink driving and theft charges.
A Hawke’s Bay farmer has been injured in an encounter with a bull.
Parents are "gambling" with their children's lives by not using car seatbelts, police say.
'Cynical and simplistic' cartoon drew attention to important issue, The Press editor says.
Prominent Tauranga professional appeared in Auckland District Court in a bid to keep his record clean, following a breach of court orders to stop him contacting his son.
Work to strengthen Wellington Railway Station's earthquake-prone main entrance begins next week.
Mana activist John Minto says defacing Israeli flags at a march in Auckland was appropriate due to the "massacre".
Judge refuses to let brawling father and son duo serve home detention at the same address.
Family's worry and anger begin to mount
Broden Miller has cried every night since his canine friend vanished.
MP Brendan Horan is being sued by convicted tax avoider Colin Henderson for defamation.
A road crash on a Hamilton suburban street may have booze, speed and lack of restraints to thank.
Police believe the gathering of drug precursors was behind the theft of a potentially lethal chemical.
Parliament could get a new prayer after the election in September.
OPINION: Claudette Hauiti's travel agent must be amazing - $200 return to Australia is a steal.
An Oamaru man has been found not guilty of the 2010 murder of teenager William Lewis in retrial.
Christchurch police station reopens after robot used to confirm suspicious package not a bomb.
A father tells court of losing his only daughter, as the drink driving mate who caused her death is jailed.
Man on home detention jailed after going walkabout when legal high made him 'claustrophobic'.
More than $100,000 worth of meth seized by police after early morning raid in Northland.
Parliament's back office has received a stinging performance review.
Mangere College is the first school to implement 'It's not OK' campaign in a bid to prevent family violence.
Urban Aucklanders may have the number of chickens they can own without permission halved.
Women shocked to see man in window wearing nothing but a balaclava and clothes pegs.
Motorists heading for Auckland's North Shore faced major delays this morning after a crash on the harbour bridge.
It's the worst flu season in years, Google reckons - but the Health Ministry's not so sure.
Prisoner serving sentence for threatening to kill the prime minister, starts eating and drinking again.
Fire crews rip off half of Hawke's Bay freezing works' roof to get to blaze.
SPCA prosecutes woman for failing to take cat to vet for more than two weeks despite bones of its tail being exposed.
After a cold night, today is expected to bring clear skies and later showers across the country.
The story of the Christchurch rebuild can be told in noise complaints, according to new data.