Three people are injured, one critically, after a serious crash on SH1 north of Wellington, blocking northbound traffic.
Young Harry Ding has been having nightmares after a heavy door toppled on him.
Thousands expected to have clinical appointments or surgery delayed due to action.
Driver dead after crash - and police suspect they may have had a heart attack.
Another Cambodian warlord may face trial over execution of sailor Kerry Hamill.
Once Brendan Santorini stopped believing Stacey Anne Webb's wild lies, he dedicated himself to exposing her.
An elderly woman with Alzheimer's remains missing after failing to return from an afternoon walk.
Two rescue volunteers spent a chilly night with three overseas trampers, stuck in Fiordland National Park.
Rescue co-ordinators are waiting for a break in the weather to send a helicopter to pick up three women in the Fiordland National Park.
Cops after sightings of a red and brown Holden Rodeo with a broken wing mirror after a second ram-raid.
After runaway yacht saga, Alan Langdon is asking an Australian court for custody of his daughter, Que.
Food by the tonnes and water on tap for paddlers at this year's waka ama sprint race at Lake Karapiro
Woman paddled onto Lake Taupo to go fishing but strong winds pushed her 3km offshore.
One person injured as fire engulfs property.
Hazmat called in after a gas cylinder shot out clouds of fog on a freight train in South Auckland.
For nearly two decades, Kiwis' unique collections have been displayed at Te Papa.
PM wants the agreement to go ahead, even without the US, and he's keen for a quick EU trade deal, too.
Shelley Crooks told a friend on December 22 she was hitchhiking to Opotiki from Punakaiki. She hasn't been seen since.
Fire crews are battling a blaze at a Countdown supermarket in Hamilton.
The masked offenders fled northbound on Knighton Rd in Waikato.
Firefighters take control of house fire near the small Waikato town of Tirau.
He's been fishing at the same spot for 40 years, but Peter Ritchie has never seen the Rangitata River so absent of fish.
Hundreds of Canterbury patients are to miss out on surgery during the three-day action.
Truck carrying boat gets stuck under rail bridge on State Highway 1 in Waikanae.
Neighbours like the work an animal shelter does - they just don't want it done in their back yard.
A campervan was filmed drifting across the centre line near Lake Tekapo on Sunday.
Teen skateboarder Jacob Pakura's family issues tearful plea to driver to come forward. "Please give our family some closure."
Landlord tells of 600 phone calls and 300 emails in first 48 hours of listing property.
Commissioner looks to hire new principal after ruling former principal was wrongfully fired.
Police, fire and ambulance staff are at the scene of a car crash in New Plymouth.
Lawyer casts doubt on council policy, as officials investigate resident's $9000 bill.
Former Victoria University law lecturer's claims over bullying case are rejected.
Students are poised to discover their results after a troubled exam season.
Government moves towards ban on microbeads in products like bodywash and toothpaste.
Carving out a little piece of New Zealand is a source of pride for one Te Atiawa craftsman
Williams Sales has not been seen for 10 days and police have concerns for his wellbeing.
Police have agreed to change the way they request personal information from companies following privacy concerns.
Colin Hitchen's phone has been ringing off the hook since placing a tongue-in-cheek ad in the newspaper about his stolen trailer.
Politician says an 'oversight' means military convictions do not appear on criminal records.
Young man critically injured after a car smashed into a fence in rural south Auckland.
'If you are hurting, wear the ribbon': Grieving parents launch yellow ribbons to help prevent more deaths
Tyler Gilbert, 21, died too soon. His parents want to help other young people who may be hurting.
Eddie Long, Destiny Church favourite and scandal-ridden pastor, is dead at 63.
She went out for an afternoon walk and still hadn't returned by 6pm.
"Surprise" for mum rocked the neighbourhood and brought out the cops.
Just as it was starting to feel like summer, damaging winds and torrential rain are on their way.
Gawkers block fire entrance, clog roads and police have had enough.
Labour leader Andrew Little not giving 'false hope' to Pike River families ahead of visit to the West Coast
Andrew Little travelling to Pike River following Winston Peters' sledging of his position.
A 1944 yacht listed for $1 has sold after a frantic two-week auction online.
Deputy Mayor Paul Eagle handed inside running for Labour in Rongotai seat.
From 7am on Tuesday, junior hospital doctors will walk out for 73 hours.