Ewen Macdonald's estranged wife says she is not surprised by today's Parole Board decision which will keep her husband behind bars for at least another 11 months.
Misbehaving adults and dodgy operators are being blamed for an alarming increase in the number of injuries on bouncy castles.
Several major public sector data breaches have led to the Privacy Commissioner labelling 2012 "the year of the data breach".
A woman was dragged to safety by neighbours when an Orakei home exploded in flames last night.
The immediate threat of eruption at Mt Tongariro has passed but there remains a chance of another sudden eruption within the next two weeks, GNS Science says.
A man whose body was found after a screening of a Twilight film in Wellington died from excessive alcohol, a coroner has found.
Police are treating the case of a 9-year-old boy found bloodied and distressed on a rural Canterbury bridge as a suspected abduction.
Anna Guy is excited about starting the next part of her life as she eyes a new career and home for herself and her four children.
A man who chipped his spine and broke his pelvis after falling into a blowhole on Auckland's west coast is hoping to contact the mystery hero he credits with saving his life.
An Auckland man has been sentenced to six years and 11 months for stabbing a police officer in the head and offending against his former partner.
The man once known as the "the baddest man on the planet" is looking forward to meeting Maori on his first visit to New Zealand next month.
Broadcaster Michael Laws will read a statement summarising a Broadcasting Standards Authority decision upholding a complaint over a radio interview in which he asked a woman to "wear a muzzle".
Popular political show Back Benches will return to our television screens next year thanks to more than $600,000 of funding from NZ on Air.
The grieving partner of a man shot by his friend during a deer-hunting trip near Rotorua is devastated at the loss of "the love of my life".
The fate of a man accused of manslaughter for an altercation during the Rugby World Cup rests on the intention of a split-second act, the court has heard.
A woman who admitted helping her partner kill himself has been sentenced to two years of intensive supervision.
A New Zealand man has been killed in a bar fight in the Thai beach resort of Pattaya, almost a year to the day since another New Zealander was murdered there.
The parents of Auckland toddler Alyssa Barker say they will think twice about letting strangers into their home after their daughter went missing with a family acquaintance for 36 hours.
A man whose murder has gone unsolved for a year was dealing in the illicit drug known as "bath salts" before his death, police say.
The woman accused of abducting 18-month-old Auckland toddler Alyssa Barker will appear in court today.