Auckland's morning was a washout and now it's "absolutely pouring" in parts of Coromandel.
'Love one another as I have loved you' - it's what Jesus did and it's what successful council candidates should do too.
A power outage has hit Wellington CBD - just half an hour before the All Blacks test.
A two-car crash on the Rimutaka Hill Road caused a temporary lane closure on Sunday morning.
University of Canterbury mourning the death of female student at hall of residence.
Police want to talk to the drivers of two cars seen near the scene of a fatal car crash in south Auckland.
It was meant to be a dream day out for his daughter's 15th birthday, but this dad claims it ended up costing him big.
A driver has died after veering off the road and crashing into a ditch.
Bik Singh, 24, was last seen in Hamilton East in a distressed state.
Police inspector Bruce Horne in trouble over incident that could cost him his driving licence – or worse
Police inspector takes his own force to court to fight an infringement notice after an incident in a police car.
A renowned Kiwi poet has been killed when he was hit by car in the United States.
A 23,000 tonne shipment of palm kernel floating off NZ's coast is barred as it has likely come from plantations linked to deforestation.
Duco Events are cracking down on illegal live-streams of the Joseph Parker fight.
One person suffered minor burns in the blaze.
A patrol car on an emergency call out was caught up in a four-car smash of its own.
Two Lotto winners have scooped $500,000 each in Saturday's live draw.
Sri Lanka wants to bestow Nandi the elephant to New Zealand. It's causing a jumbo row.
Police are guarding the scene of a home where a man in his 20s has been found dead.
It's west Auckland's very own Cinderella story. But this time, Cinders is an arsonist.
The 11-year-old was rushed to hospital after being injured after 3.7m fall.
A child has been rescued after he locked himself in a car in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northland.
An 18-year-old man was knocked out and left with a fractured skull.
"We're champions of the world. It's more than we ever dreamed of."
Fatal car accident on a rural road in south Auckland.
Government worker facing charges including threatening grievous bodily harm still on full pay.
Children's Commission met Indian community leaders and reassured them the youth justice system was capable of working.
The sweaty socks stink of cheese floats through Hamilton's SkyCity atrium - it's the FermentFest.
Already drenched spots in the North Island are being warned to expect another deluge.
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Hives worth thousands each are being stolen, with beekeepers and honey buyers the ones suffering.
Australia-based dealer leaves Kiwis at least $200k out of pocket after taking their money but not delivering cars.
New Zealand is expecting to open a High Commission in Sri Lanka within the next two years, Prime Minister John Key announced.
Pets, people and prayers at annual day for animal blessings in Wellington.
He bragged about his sexual prowess to get votes, but that didn't impress many.
A short and sharp earthquake centred near Paraparaumu got some in the region jumping.
Kaikoura's iconic seafood festival has kicked off in style, with more than 4000 people expected at the event.
Crumpets, a DJ and a dance by the staff - it was all happening at H&M's new flagship Auckland store.
The historic naval flag will fly above the Harbour Bridge every October 1.
Family and friends remember Lucas Cochrane, who disappeared during a storm in Whitinaga.
Millions of dollars in student debt is being erased by overseas graduates seeking bankruptcy.
It's more than double our annual road toll - the heartbreak behind New Zealand's 700 dead babies.
Man had wallet stolen after being pushed to the ground in Lower Hutt, Wellington.
Phoebe Coers wanted to be a mountain biker when she was little. Now she's an apprentice plumber.
Kids were playing among a pile of rubbish dumped on a lawn outside a contaminated house, locals say.
Fraudster who created elaborate fake identity deemed 'not so smart' after comeuppance in court.
The plants were chopped down, replanted, chopped down again. What's going on?
The driver of a car has been killed after the car they were driving smashed into a pole.
Inner city living is about to drop in Hamilton.
A person has died in a one-vehicle crash near Whangarei overnight.
Parts of State Highway 8 are underwater as a thunderstorm batters Otago.