Storms cause several major faults as trees fall on to power lines.
McLean Park won't be ready for the Pakistan ODI in January, but hopes remain high for England in February.
Zion King wants damages for the 'negligent' police investigation that saw him jailed.
City's aging aquatic centre is set to get a much needed upgrade.
Former Highlanders and Hawke's Bay back Ryan Tongia will play for the Southland Stags in the national provincial rugby competition.
A 1-year-old girl was found in a backyard pool.
17-year-old gets opening ceremony honours at the Youth Commonwealth Games.
Solution may be at hand for city's eternal flame debacle
Nino D'Esposito unsuccessfully applied for a discharge without conviction.
Gisborne District Council acknowledges impact of blaze on victims, but appeals finding that sees it liable for $875,000 in damages.
Napier's museum is too small for its priceless contents and ratepayers have been funding off-site storage for years.
Woman, 73, slipped down bank and died after being pinned under a large rock.
Higher bills are hitting Dannevirke residents hard as the Manawatu Gorge remains closed.
Social agency says $325,000 funding boost should reduce city's beggar problem.
Seven years after a devastating fire, a judge finds that Gisborne District Council was negligent.
The novelty of having no electricity has worn thin for Rebecca Greaves, but she still feels she is "lucky".
Fallen trees at Mohaka have shut road, and there are no detours in place.
Soldiering on when you're ill can be sign of a bad workplace, psychologist says.
Man thought to have gone missing in the Wairoa River on Sunday is alive, police say.
Moving council staff out of a quake-prone Napier building proves difficult.
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A man will appear in Hastings District Court on Friday afternoon
Police involved after group stuck on Napier-Taupo road "invite themselves in" and light fire.
Judge says Mike O'Brien's frauds struck at the heart of gambling regulation.
The water and amusement park hosted 113,000 guests over summer
She was drug-dealing for her Mongrel Mob partner when Operation Vice knocked on the door.
Killer who asked friend to put hand up for other crimes given an unfair sentence by judge, High Court rules.
Drink-driving conviction overturned 15 years after consuming ginseng tonic at concert.
Ruataniwha has suffered fatal blow, says council that has spend $20m on it.
Three options for war memorial should be made public on Friday