Police are treating the death of a man found in a Waikato town as unexplained.
Speeding motorcyclist dies in police pursuit after failing to stop in south Auckland.
The man was hit by a car while walking along Tauwhare Rd at 1am Sunday.
Police believe one man is linked to a flurry of crime, including three fires, on a Rotorua street early Sunday.
Bryan Edmonds stopped for a glass of water. An hour later he was found dead on the West Coast dairy farm.
The Government is likely to scrub out major changes to immigration law that were announced in April.
Resident returns to find floodwater has washed through her quake-damaged home.
Boy racers and residents met face to face to talk about rising tensions in Te Kowhai.
Main arterial road likely to be closed until the morning after 50m slip closed SH25A.
Couple shell out $20,000 to bring their beloved dogs to join them in NZ.
The slip stretches 50 metres wide near the summit of the Kopu-Hikuai Rd.
Police are still hunting for a group who bashed teen outside bar.
Identical twin sisters from Otago have beaten the one-in-700 million odds.
Government must do more, due to the "irreversible nature" of climate change, 39 NZ mayors say.
A labrador named Lady has changed a young autistic boy's life "overnight".
Builders failing to install multi-fuel fireplaces to New Zealand safety standards are responsible for a spate of fires around the Wakatipu basin, the fire service says.
Nearly 10,000 people have signed a petition, citing "critical need" for better care.
Timaru's mayor has praised the response to the weekend's storm, as the weather eases and attention turns to the clean up effort.
Owner was at a party when he discovered his Mazda 6 under a pile of dirt on the side of the road.
Invercargill people shopping for their weekend bread might have been left empty-handed.
Parts of flood-hit of Christchurch will stay no-go areas, even though flood waters are receding.
The Government is pouring $600m into infrastructure that will support 23,300 new Auckland homes.
Waikato DHB remains tight-lipped over private meeting.
Civil Defence continues to assess damage from major flooding as attention turns to big clean-up.
The Labour Party wants to get rid of the "post-code lottery" of cancer care in New Zealand.
Council offers to waive outdoor licence fee - but Wellington bars aren't tempted.
Floodwaters turned to ice on many Otago roads after the region's lashing in the last few days.
South Canterbury's ski fields will be primed for the rest of the season after huge snow dumps.
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John Parks has seen some bad floods on his Taieri Plains farm, but this one was different.
Hundreds of people worked tirelessly across South Canterbury in the worst flooding in years.
By the time Ange Bates and Chris Benn moved their work van, 'the cars were gone'.
Wellington eco-sanctuary to expand educational offerings for schoolchildren.
Flood-hit parts of the South Island go into clean-up mode, as western areas brace for another hammering.
An Auckland family is "really raw at the moment" after a young child drowned at home.
Winter storm subsides, leaving slips, road closures, sewerage leaks and damaged properties in its wake.
Dave Esler says it was "crazy" as 300mm of rain and high winds rip through the trees on his Timaru property.
A rescue helicopter has airlifted trampers from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
A shop owner who lost animals in rapidly rising floodwaters questions why her property was inundated.
The biggest number of newcomers is expected to join the list in over 20 years.
Without social media mental health would not be on the election agenda, says Mike King
A year ago they were offering new settlers a 3-bed home for just $185k, so did Kaitangata's gamble pay off?
The latest weather forecasts, road closures and sanitation risks in flood-hit regions.
Immigration looks set to become a key issue in this year's general election. So why do we find it so hard to talk about?
South Canterbury starts to dry out as rain stops and sun comes out.
Avril McDonald will be travelling the country visiting schools and children's charities to share the Feel Brave work.
National push for plastic bag change sees Marlborough survey canvas opinion on use, disposal and levy.
Play your part in keeping superbugs at bay: Doctors urge patients to learn what's good for them.
Senior Constable Bill Eivers has been patrolling on horseback for the past 15 years.
A new podcast on the Bain murders features the first interview with a prison guard who knew David before and after he went to jail.