Lotto fans from one West Coast town are driving for two hours to buy tickets after their local store's machine broke.
A group of men fell off a Marlborough hotel deck "like a pack of cards" after a railing collapsed, a witness says.
Seven of the 10 graffiti artists this year are women.
Labour Day Weekend is the perfect time to get your vege patch set for summer.
The young journalist got more than he'd bargained for when the incoming PM answered his call.
He's broken his back, collarbone and his ribs twice, but now he's back on his bike at a world championship level.
In August their foreign minister called our Labour MPs untrustworthy, now she's fuming at suggestions she won't be able to work them.
He was trapped in a timber machine with a conveyor belt at a Tasman saw mill for more than 30 minutes.
The NZTA is encouraging cyclists to stay off the main highway through the upper South Island for their own safety.
Jacinda Ardern has revealed the new government's stance on migration, capitalism and "meaningful change".
Man in a 4WD with tinted windows threatened the Christchurch walker and told her to get in his vehicle.
Students are abandoning their pets as they head away from their study cities, leaving the SPCA to pick up the pieces.
One killed in crash near Turangi, bringing the Labour Weekend death toll to three.
The US looks forward to working with Jacinda Ardern and continuing cooperation on "shared interests".
Chef trying to end child poverty is the first "braveheart" in a social media project highlighting inspirational Kiwis.
OPINION: After a month in limbo and playing second fiddle to Winston Peters, Jacinda Ardern finally gets some action.
NZ's new coalition government could mean "justice" for the men killed in the Pike River mine disaster, families believe.
CDHB member Jo Kane challenges Jacinda Ardern to mend its "toxic relationship" with the Ministry of Health.
He was robbed at knifepoint, but a Waikato resident doesn't want the tourist leaving with only that memory.
The Green Party will have four ministers outside of Cabinet.
Six helicopters are helping fight an out-of-control Southland blaze that's spread to more than 1300 hectares.
As Labour gets ready to fill Beehive offices outgoing National ministers may weigh up whether three years in Opposition is worth it.
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern has 100 days to show her Government is no accident, or accident waiting to happen.
Selwyn Day sentenced on a charge of assault with a weapon - namely a Nissan Navara.
Work hard and keep in the headlines, Taranaki MPs advised
Shane Cortese was travelling with his son on an Auckland train when they were robbed.
A 21-year-old man has been taken to Auckland Hospital after being stabbed at at a property in Browns Bay.
Two people in balaclavas threatened a Domino's pizza worker with an axe and a hammer.
NZ First will take four seats out of 20 around the Cabinet table in the coalition deal with Labour.
The timing and specifics of a new arterial route in Nelson are back in question, following the election.