Huffington Post writer compares the death of US woman in police custody to a run-in she had in Timaru.
Three Mt Eden inmates are among the 10 people arrested in raids on the gang.
When Murray McCully and John Kerry caught up in Washington they found plenty to praise each other about.
A teen accomplice who came to Dunedin on a mission to rape has been released into the community.
Christchurch's highest-reaching fire truck had to be called in to rescue a magpie stuck up a tree after the local brigade's ladder wasn't tall enough.
Police have concerns for a missing thirteen year old girl.
School failed to keep record of how many hours matron worked, but argued it had done little wrong.
Blessie Gotingco's family call for a public inquiry into how a closely watched ex-offender killed her.
Households save hundreds of dollars each year by switching power companies.
Two highways through the central to upper North Island are closed after two crashes.
A man used rubbish gloves and an icecream container to "bail out" sludge from a Kapiti stream.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding a body found in a car in Kirwee, police say.
Blessie Gotingco's killer was not in jail because of the leniency of a judge – but assessing future risk is “an absolute nightmare,” says a former judge.
Kiwi lawyer warns people looking for love online are at growing risk from smugglers.
It took only 20 minutes to identify 'mystery' Kiwis on holiday in Britain.
Protecting Pharmac's purchasing model is one of Labour's bottom lines in support for TPP, Labour leader Andrew Little says.
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An anonymous caller tipped Labour MP Kelvin Davis off to prison guard "corruption".
NZ First leader Winston Peters ejected from Parliament in a row over private prison firm Serco.
A man killed by a tornado stood little chance once the portacom he was sheltering in was thrust into the air.
Drunken student joyrider hitches a lift on a fire truck in a moment of "absolute stupidity".
'We've lost a father and a hard working, decent man because this industry works people too hard,' widow says.
We asked, do you know them? Within minutes they'd been found.
Group of men hurl bottle through cab window, then drop their pants and laugh.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says plenty of service providers get into "difficulty" but that wasn't a reason not to offer them contracts.
Children as young as nine are behind a spate of crimes in suburban Porirua.
A New Plymouth man strangled and punched his former partner before threatening to slit her throat and set her on fire.
A spine-tingling haka by more than 1500 boys was a powerful tribute to a much-loved teacher.
Firefighters carried out a search and rescue operation after a house fire in south Auckland, but no-one was inside the property.
The owner will have to perform community service after elderly person mauled.
Police pinpoint date of avalanche thought to have killed two Canadian tourists as July 9.
Staff were evacuated from a West Auckland office after a fire broke out in the roof.
The health minister has moved to allay fears District Health Boards could face major changes to funding.
Check your phone charger for faults. It could cost you a house.
Police arrest 19-year-old driver who allegedly hit and dragged a teen down a Dunedin street.
Police reopen investigations into complaints from two men who say a Christchurch Casino security officer broke their arms.
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A league team in Taupo is making a difference by bringing gangs together.
Preschool to hold meeting with parents after teacher claimed her nephew's death was a "tragic accident".
Maori school nurtures students and their families in te reo.
Six-year-old Dunedin boy walks home crying after driver won't allow his bike on the bus.
The Head Hunters formed in 1967 as a street gang in Glen Innes, Auckland.
OPINION: The entire UN Security Council is treated to Kiwi-style lunch at NZ's $11m New York pad.
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Campaigner welcomes news medicinal cannabis spray may receive public funding.
Girl, 11, suffers injury after being kicked in face by a horse.
Three men escape injury after car rolls in the Karangahake Gorge.
Unsettled weather is expected across much of the country on Tuesday, with a risk of thunderstorms in western areas.
Morning commuters have been warned to expect delays on Auckland's northern motorway following an incident with a motorcyclist.
Wellington taxi passenger caught in the middle of a road-rage stoush between her driver and a pedestrian.