This year's Budget doesn't do enough to address child poverty, says Unicef NZ.
Police are unable to release details about an incident at a Waikato primary school's grounds, but say there is no cause for concern for the general public.
New All Black's dad thought his son's chances were 50/50, but he had his back.
The empty parking lots, the 80s architecture, the slow decay, the empty storefronts. Is this our secret shame?
Lower Hutt woman has a narrow escape after a gas heater explodes in her bedroom.
Two men have been arrested after a cop was found lying unconscious on the side of the road.
Two men have been arrested after crashing a stolen car into a community centre while trying to flee police in Hamilton.
Train driver relieved of duties after fatal collision.
She left a suicide note for her family, but the coroner ruled otherwise.
Five people have been left with minor injuries after two cars crashed head-on in the Bay of Plenty.
Woman's motel room death prompts call for senior racing industry investigator's resignation.
Two climbers' bodies are being taken off Mt Everest. But what happens when families wait years for their loved ones to return?
"Dear Jaquie, Is it true a woman needs to 'stay hot' in order to keep her husband?"
Sam Hayes admits she's got big shoes to fill fronting the 6pm news bulletins.
Dunedin is gripped by an "invisible homelessness" that's sending teens into prostitution.
A family of seven who were about to be homeless have found a small home to rent.
Controversial new TV show could spur interest in religion.
A 19-year-old driver was flown to hospital with head injuries after an early morning crash in Waikato.
How Dan Carter, Shaun Johnson and the ABs are inspiring a former street kid in the Philippines.
More than 1000 Auckland homes are without electricity as strong winds hammer the city.
The prime minister's son celebrated his 21st with costumes and drinking at his parents' Parnell mansion.
GCSB Intercepts - what really went down behind the scenes at the Budget.
Some homeless children are being pulled from class altogether as parents flee rising rents.
Principals are buying houses for teachers in a bid to lure them as shortage reaches "crisis point".
A payout for a man "fobbed off" by power companies could be a precedent-setter.
One moment Annie Tausi was dancing and running a class. The next she was on the ground.
Powerball jackpots to $14 million as one player becomes NZ's latest millionaire.
Mother of autistic boy Nathan Callaghan thanks search and rescue effort after he was found safe and well
Missing boy Nathan Daniel Callaghan found in neighbour's home, mum says.
Flyer claims "new generation" Chinese investors are keen to buy property.
Police have warned that burglars can use poor weather to conceal their crimes.
A father-daughter firefighting duo together tackled a daunting challenge.
Cold, damp weekend set to continue with several parts of the North Island under a severe weather watch.
Little kids are surfing, tramping and snowboarding in a new parenting trend pushing children to the adventure limits.
Burnt body parts are causing toxic fumes in hospitals, putting staff and patients at risk.
A specialist unit is being sent to free the cows, but the driver's believed to be unhurt.
After breaking a pole in half, sparking power outages and an electrical fire in a nearby house, the driver took off.
Sean Mitchell told a friend he was boarding a yacht last week. No-one's seen him since.
Alyssah's screams alerted her parents to a fire, giving them just enough time to find her sister and escape.
NZ to blow past 400ppm of CO² soon and the overall upward trend is undeniable.
Finance Minister Bill English blames the Auckland City Council for the housing crisis.
As the dark winter months take hold, the actions of an opportunistic fence-jumper have come to light.
He killed a mum-to-be and another woman in a head-on smash, but a tourist driver won't go to jail.
A major route into Porirua and Wellington is closed following two vehicle crashes.
Stacey Kirk leads you on a waltz around the pre-Budget bluster.
They work full-time and they've been looking for three months, but they can't find anywhere to live.
Watch a time lapse set up by Claudelands Arena showing the quick turnaround between functions, games and events.
Traffic is moving again along the Kapiti Coast after a big crash shut the highway.
Tragic teacher-student case raises concerns about policeman's undue influence, says MP.
The Manawatu Gorge is down to one lane in areas after two slips.
Police detectives and photographers are at a rural Waikato school but police are not yet saying why.