A cyclist who went missing between Wairoa and Gisborne has been found safe and well.
There have been no further fruit fly discoveries in the Whangarei area.
A 42-year-old Gisborne man will appear in court tomorrow following the shooting of a 39-year-old man in the city this morning.
New Zealand's largest gold mine has been shut down after heavy rain caused a massive slip.
Australian minister wants a "good look" at NZ-inspired ideas for reforming disability pensions.
There are fears a sexual offender is targeting women in Wellington following two violent attacks.
Hot water and power remain out to some Auckland and West Coast homes after Thursday's storm.
Candidates are trying to engage Polynesian voters in an attempt to win three crucial South Auckland seats.
A pedestrian hit by a car was a loving family man who played the Last Post on Anzac Day for 15 years.
When the bugle sounds at Auckland's domain this Anzac Day it will sound strained and sometimes flat.
NZ Anglicans deny selling land parcel in Fiji to help people of Kiribati escape global warming.
An Auckland gay bar attempted wordplay - but some called its name a "kick in the face".
Suspicious fire destroys three buses at a Wellington depot, just months after a similar attack.
Five Lotto tickets bought in Christchurch have won major prizes in last night's draw.
A drink driver who caused the death of an Auckland mother has had his prison sentence halved on appeal.
Top judge Bill Wilson quit after misconduct allegations.He tells Steve Kilgallon how he rebuilt his life.
What's it like to race a V8 supercar? Shabnam Dastgheib joins Greg Murphy to find out.
Dietitians warn that bigger is not better when it comes to Easter chocolate.
A motorsport legend went nose to tail with world aerobatic champion at the Warbirds over Wanaka airshow.
Doctors say meningitis could be almost entirely eliminated in NZ as early as the end of 2015.
OPINION: NZ's shop trading laws are one of the last bastions of religious tradition, union strong-arming and pork-barrel politics.
A former colleague of Don Brash has slammed him as a racist and a chauvinist.
Auckland’s Southern Motorway has been reopened following a car fire tonight.
One crew member suffered minor injuries when a helicopter crashed next to Taupo hospital today.
A young woman fought off a 'sexually motivated' attack last night in a part of the city police know to be unsafe.
Police have named the man who died after being struck by a vehicle yesterday morning.
A man charged with assaulting police officer has been remanded in custody over Easter.
A dramatic rescue for a woman trapped on the roof of her submerged car, after heavy weather lashes the country.
The brutal force of nature gave the West Coast an unforgettable Good Friday. Now the clean up begins.
A closer look inside the complex Mei Fan murder inquiry that led to the arrest of her husband, Michael Preston.
New Zealand's economic boom will pop, and with dramatic results, US experts say.
Kids are being urged to keep safe after an attack on an 11-year-old girl outside a dairy.
A Manawatu man has been sent to prison for attacks on partner.
A high-risk paedophile will be moved from a Palmerston North suburb after community concern.
It will be an indoor Easter egg hunt for most Kiwis, with heavy showers forecast today and tomorrow.
Fire crews were forced to evacuate campers from a spot near the Selwyn river last night after fears that rising waters might leave them stranded.
A couple are $25,000 out of pocket after decontaminating their home which was once used as a p-lab.
All Black Charlie Faumuina is no longer the "big grizzly" he once was. His trademark beard was shaved off last weekend to raise money for child cancer.
Most users of cannabis would not use more if the drug became legal, survey reveals.
Fonterra gets some free advertising after a home owner unknowingly paints house in its colours.
International Record Store Day is a chance to visit independent record stores and celebrate vinyl.
Funds raised through the partial sale of Genesis Energy may be lower than they could have been, with taxpayers getting good value only "on average" over the sales process, the finance minister has admitted.
The murder of her daughter led one mother to support victims of similar violent crimes.
A potentially life-saving operation for a Lower Hutt toddler has been called off, leaving no more treatment options.
Police investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a couple in North Otago say they had no history of domestic violence and their deaths came "out of the blue".
The royal visit visit may have restored our faith in the monarchy.
Christchurch's mayor will lobby for flood-prone homes to be red zoned.
A gastro-bug has struck around 10 Waikato Hospital staff over the past week.
The Wellington suburb of Brooklyn has been identified as a feline flashpoint in a new cat-tracking study by environmental campaigner Gareth Morgan.
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says there is no conflict in his son working for the legal-high industry.