Overrun roadworks have left big delays on Auckland's northwestern motorway after it was closed to southbound traffic.
Pharmac subcommittee says it wants more evidence before it commits to a $1 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy.
It's 100kmh all the way through this tiny Marlborough town that straddles SH1.
A woman has died following a car crash near Rotorua on Sunday evening.
OPINION: Auckland Council has effectively locked in this year's rate rise at 2.5 per cent, but is political pride trumping doing what's needed ?
A $2m budget blow-out as Garden City takes tough stance on toxic weedkiller.
Workers get unusual early call up as Marlborough's hot weather ripens grapes early.
The forestry company that lost 1400 hectares of plantation is confident of replanting trees by winter.
OPINION: We all agree we need more skilled workers. How we train them is up for debate.
A road trip was the perfect way for five teens to round off a year of conservation work.
700-year-old moa egg, one of only 36 in the world, will be at the heart of a new attraction.
Doing a triathlon at any age sounds daunting, but not for four Taranaki athletes - three of whom are over 65.
Diversions are in place following a fatal crash in Northland this evening.
Missing electrical cabinet cover was blown to the surface in one of the deadly explosions.
Family pay tribute to Sarah Mayne, 48, after she was found dead in a Wellington lagoon.
Cost of fruit fly discovery revealed by minister who says trading partners have also been notified of the issue.
A pilot fighting the Nelson bush fire has been injured after his helicopter crashed.
Gaye Fisher's son died in the quake, her grandson got leukemia - and now she has just months to live.
Sex-for-rent deals are riskier than prostitution - and it's students and backpackers who are most likely to suffer.
A popular childcare centre has found itself homeless for the second time in two years.
Convicted killer now asking court to review his convictions for historical child abuse.
Some golf clubs do raffles to raise funds. A rural Taranaki golf club keeps sheep on its course to sell.
Man discovered the "therapeutic" cannabis used by his epilepsy-suffering grandson was more akin to "psychoactive".
The light bulb looked "odd" and was making a buzzing sound, a wedding photographer says.
Coastguard finds emergency response vehicles broken into: "We may have to stand down ... we can't operate without them".
Pigeon Valley resident Alison White estimates up to two thirds of her property has been affected by the fire.
Councillor resigns chairmanship ahead of special council meeting which could have stripped him of role.
Three crews are at the scene.
"You wouldn't be a victim if you never provoked him simple!" Man Up facilitator tells victim.
A mountain bike rider has fallen heavily on a four-wheel-drive road near Cromwell.