One person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Christchurch.
A Queenstown man says he does not remember the crash nor leaving the scene, but DNA evidence places him in the driver's seat.
The Christchurch-born man admitted to accepting millions of dollars in kickbacks.
A woman was hospitalised and the dog responsible has not been found.
Social housing dispute sees Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere set to sue the council he hopes to lead in October.
A flight carrying the All Blacks was turned back amid fog disruptions in Wellington.
Study aims to help immigrant parents who are almost twice as likely to fall into despair after birth.
Kimiora Daniel is said to have taken $1074 of meat from stores in Glenfield and Hobsonville.
Gasfitters are expected to have $1m cover - that's being rethought after the scale of Friday's blast.
The world's second Green School is planting roots in Taranaki in more ways than one.
A man is charged with committing an indecent act at an Auckland public swimming pool.
It's the start of the "season" for the potentially deadly meningococcal disease, with 50 cases and two deaths already in the first half of this year.
John McGill is still "like a zombie" three days after a house in his street blew up.
The 11.4km commute between Drury and Takanini is taking an hour and three minutes to complete following a breakdown.
A simple act of kindness prompted a Muslim mother to a hug stranger in public.
A secret Facebook page and networking is part of the biggest push yet by young people to make their mark in October's local body elections.
OPINION: Will a likely John Banks mayoral campaign be a tune-in or a turn-off moment for October's election?
One of netball's legends sealed the Silver Ferns' incredible World Cup victory.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff conveys a sense of stability, but he says there will be changes if he wins a second term.
Another big jolt for the city - after a shake on Saturday night.
A thick blanket of fog has delayed flights into Christchurch and sparked warnings for motorists.
The AA fears transport projects planned for Auckland won't happen soon enough to ease traffic jams.
An Air Force helicopter missed crashing into a logging cable because it was lowered for smoko avoiding a potentially catastrophic crash.
Which ABBA song begins: ''I been cheated by you since you know when"?
Residents on rural street often hear chainsaw noises from nearby reserve.
OPINION: Everyone is concerned about China's expansion into the Pacific, but Australia may have left the front door open.
Principals from lower decile schools are calling for the decile system to be scrapped amidst fears it is reducing diversity in classrooms.
Motorist urges people to turn on headlights during the day in winter.
Anna Roguski was walking home from work when she was hit by a car. No-one knows who was behind the wheel.
Principals say the label "low decile" has come to mean poor education - and that's not true.