An Albert Town couple found a way to cope with Wanaka's crazy property market.
Firefighters don't take skate park fire lying down.
A tree felled by high winds has blocked traffic on the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road.
'There were times when I didn't eat well - I'd say I ate already': NZ parents are struggling with back-to-school costs
Kiwi parents trying to absorb rising cost of uniforms and fees are skipping meals to get kids equipped for school.
Brock Mullney ate more than half of his Muffin Break wrap. What he says he found in the lettuce stopped him.
The cyclist was going the wrong way down the road but the car driver was convicted. He fought it and won.
COMMENT: Christchurch is crying out for clarity but everyone's terrified to make a decision.
Hitch-hiking mother-of-four was last seen in a small West Coast tourist town.
Bill English pours cold water on Trump's idea of forming one-on-one trade deal with the US under threat of misbehaviour.
Earthquake offers unique opportunity to create a cycleway between Picton and Christchurch, but does the idea have legs?
'All the best from the driver': Anonymous bouquet sent to cyclist left with brain injury after being hit by car
An anonymous bouquet didn't provide much solace to cyclist hit by car. Nor did the driver's last-minute plea.
On a lonely Southland road a 4 year old boy and two others were injured. They were in a truck with a neighbour but no one will say why.
Fatal Google Maps mistake: Mother sentenced for causing the death of her son in car crash near Napier
Driving phone in hand at 100kmh, Kim Crous, didn't see the roadworks ahead. Her young son James paid with his life.
Wet and cold, Susi Wassong was refused entry and wheeled to a soundless, viewless exit hallway.
"She was found safe and well and had made her own way out of the water."
Stolen car veers head on into car behind police officer, injuring three in Waikato.
It's probably safe to go back in the water: Why there's an annual tribute to a Wellington 1852 shark attack victim
Every year, a group braves chilly Wellington waters to pay respect to a man who died in an 1852 shark attack.
Campground's decision to ban visitors praised by some holiday park owners, labelled brutal by others.
An Auckland Subway store has a regular customer they don't want - a man who robs them each week.
The exchange rate might not be great but our notes are worth a few votes.
Outpouring of grief as seven-year-old dies alongside his dad in crash on the last of the school holiday drives he loved.
Belinda Girl was in the wrong place at the wrong time during the 7.8 quake. Her commemorative tattoo confirmed it
Down to her last $1000, a Kaikoura quake tattoo with the wrong time was the last thing Belinda Girl needed.
Angus Garrett took frying pans and baby formula because Kaikoura quake cut him off from his family, his lawyer says.
Thirty years after his astonishing journey to New Zealand, Vietnamese refugee Tran Lawrence is finally comfortable in his own skin
An inventive use of jandals saved Tran Lawrence from a third pirate attack. When he reached NZ, the challenges continued.
Accuser believes believes other medical professionals covered up incident.
About 200 tertiary students will need a new education provider after south Auckland institute gets shut down.
New Zealand companies are trying to tackle the gender pay gap through transparent policy and employee education.
PM Bill English will visit Orakei Marae after bypassing treaty grounds due to speaking snub.
50 cent increase, to $15.75 an hour, "strikes right balance" between helping workers and protecting jobs, Govt says.
Strong apple harvest promises to have supermarkets restocked within two weeks.
Judge tells defendant a taxi is a better way to flee an assault than driving if you have been drinking.
Terry the Rooster is putting his two cents worth into Waikato Expressway.
Police suspend search for second man swept out to sea near Otaki, saying they will comb the shoreline instead.
Police have released the name of the elderly man who drowned in the sea in Nelson.
Hooning along a rural road could have ended in tragedy for a young driver and his four passengers.
Big black dog pulls away from owner, charges onto 99-year-old woman's property and mauls her cat to death.
Porirua school's van destroyed and classrooms damaged in suspicious fire.
OPINION: There are two political brawls brewing ahead of the election this year.
She denies 13 charges of offering to supply methamphetamine, but admits 17 charges of offering to sell cannabis.
Animals aren't always fluffy and cuddly as the number of injuries to people show.
A 64-year-old started growing dope because buying it was too expensive. He sold it to a "group of elderly clients".
A person has been hospitalised after being hit by a bus in Queenstown.
Staff forced to leave the building amid unconfirmed reports of a bomb scare.
A video taken at a Whangarei rodeo is set to be investigated.
Police had little work to do after a pair burgled a Christchurch bar – across the street from a police station.
A party of 10 hunters is stranded in a remote area in Southland after floodwater washed out bridges.
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Police have charged a man with attempted murder after an alleged attempt to drive a passenger into a lake.
He stood on some toes so he removed parts of a pipe caliper to turn it into a weapon.
A defiant rendition of a classic love song has landed a Christchurch man in custody.