A 23-year-old man has died after falling off an electric scooter in downtown Auckland on Monday.
Twenty players from the 31-man squad who contested the 2015 Cup are set to see this year's tournament through the eyes of a spectator.
New Zealand drug users are being targeted by overseas criminals because they are prepared to pay such a high price for their high, police say.
An ad campaign encouraging people to vote in local body elections - which features a poo emoji and the catchphrase 'Give a s**t - vote today' - has kicked up a stink in New Plymouth.
Back in 1969, Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon, the Beatles did their last public performance and young New Zealanders had to be 21 to vote.
Brodie Retallick could be back on the pitch earlier than expected, with suggestions the towering All Blacks lock will return during World Cup pool play.
Scammers got a bit more than they bargained for when they randomly called a Christchurch fraud detective.
Nina would tell the staff at her retirement village: 'I'm going to be the oldest New Zealander one day.'
Amnesty International have accused Hong Kong police of torture and other abuses in their handling of the pro-democracy protests, but police say they've shown restraint in the face of increased violence.
Police are calling on the public for information as they investigate a "suspicious" fire that swept across hills above central Dunedin on Monday.
A Dunedin man unwittingly sparked a scare at a central city supermarket this morning when he left an old practice mortar bomb in his car.
New Zealand maritime authorities are helping in the desperate search for a child missing at sea in the Cook Islands.
US weapons company Colt says it is suspending the production of rifles for the civilian market, including the popular AR-15.
With world leaders about to gather for a UN Climate Action Summit, millions of young people worldwide will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness after pictures of him in blackface emerged.