Fire going off at Porirua siege house sounded like 'gunshots' to one neighbour.
Security footage captured the offenders smashing into Kathmandu overnight.
"No matter what happens, you bring the best cat with you and take the best cat home."
Hilary Barry is back on TV this morning with Paul Henry and there has been no mention of her leaving TV3.
They pulled a car over at 2.30am and found a loaded gun inside.
A man was flown to hospital in a serious condition after rolling his SUV outside a fire station.
Man and woman to appear in court over Marcus Tucker's killing as police focus on second Christchurch house.
Jaimee Edwards said that the pair had welcomed son Alex just five weeks ago.
Model railway enthusiasts aren't just a bunch of stuffy old men standing around watching toy trains go by.
Pilot flown to Waikato Hospital for further care after crashing at Tauranga Airport.
Some state homes are selling for more than $2m - while one unit was snapped up for $2000.
The Hobbit movie maker receives prestigious arts medal from French Prime Minister.
Man pursued thief in his car, struck him on a bike, took back his property - then drove home.
A couple more hours and I would've been a goner, says rescued tramper.
Cuba St will no longer boom to the sound of practising Wellington Batucada drummers.
Expanding access to a revolutionary stroke treatment device that has improved the quality of life of survivors would mean many more would be able to live independently again, a medical expert says.
Beds intended for an emergency are being occupied fulltime as inmate muster swells.
She was being driven by her grandson, and was not wearing a seatbelt, police say.
Driver believed to have suffered a medical ailment behind the wheel.
New deal hopes to boost Indian tourist numbers to New Zealand.
The crash happened at midday near Piopio.
Hoping for a warm winter? Niwa says you're in luck.
It can reach emergency call outs to remote parts of the outer Sounds in less than an hour.
Dan Oliver plunged 5 storeys and now faces three months in hospital - all down to one rugby ball.
A 111 fault left people unable to reach emergency services for almost an hour.
Man charged with murder after Marcus Tucker was found burnt and dumped near Christchurch a week ago.
Fans rejoice as Warriors put the week's woes behind them in defiant win.
Police believe a hedge fire on a quiet Blenheim street may have been another arson attack.
A pensioner was home alone on Sunday morning when she spotted an intruder in her lounge.
Police believe a fire at a Dunedin state housing complex may have been deliberately lit.
Introduction of evening flights will maximise Queenstown airport's current operating hours.
A Waikato couple are packing up and moving after years of unexplained attacks on their property and animals.
Geoff Brogan was playing the beautiful game when his heart stopped. It was zapped back into action by a defibrillator.
The man was being cared for in a Hamilton community home.
A 47-year-old man is in hospital in serious condition after an alleged assault in Invercargill early on Saturday.
Mum and daughter were found after making a "help" sign out of branches.
A 21-year-old man has stab wounds to his neck and back after being attacked outside a central Dunedin bottle store.
Video under review after club player punched opponent in head during post-try fisticuffs.
If there were a hospital MasterChef challenge, Waikato Hospital would win. Sorry Dunedin.
No one takes Chrysanthemums more seriously than this lot.
There was outrage when Arnott's changed its Shapes biscuits - but how bad are they really?
An American accused of harassing a Kiwi fashion blogger will face charges, but only if she fronts up in person, in court - in Kansas.
Political pressure is going on city council staff over the number of incomplete projects in Hamilton.
Auckland's most famous Christmas lightshow road turned into construction zone - but the council promises to stop work for Santa.
Emergency services recovered the body of a man at the West Auckland beach.
Public purse used to pay for revamp of convicted killer Scott Watson's boat in doco on Ben Smart and Olivia Hope murders.
Diversion in place at Rotorua after a woman was hit and killed while walking near shops.
League star's grandfather says sport the "only thing holding him together".
When refugees are accepted for resettlement in New Zealand, often their ordeals are far from over.
OPINION: I recently bought a house, and it feels great. Kind of.