One person sustained moderate injuries in a two-car crash near Blackhead this afternoon.
The whole of the South Island will move in to orange when the new traffic light system kicks in on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.
Virgil Abloh, the American-born son of Ghanaian immigrants who became fashion's highest profile Black designer and the creative mind behind Louis Vuitton's menswear collections, died on Sunday at age 41.
The man convicted of killing Christchurch sex worker Renee Duckmanton is suing Corrections and a prison over access to the Koran on compact disc.
The Omicron coronavirus variant is spreading around the world, with new cases found in Canada, the Netherlands, Denmark and Australia as more countries impose travel restrictions.
A new development in Christchurch will not bear the name of a local hero award winner after a heated debate over naming roads after people.
More details have been revealed about today's police shooting in Glen Eden that left a gunman dead and three officers injured.
A man who decided to overtake a police car at 141km/h on Dunedin's Northern Motorway won't be getting behind the wheel again any time soon.
A business mogul's exploitation of migrant workers at Christchurch liquor stores may see a plan to reopen three bottle shops in the city's most deprived areas rejected.
A woman reported missing in Nelson has previously spoken out about her fears after being attacked in Christchurch 17 years ago.
As Cabinet prepares to decide Covid traffic light levels for NZ, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern believes it's too early to say what changes may be needed in response to the Omicron variant.
Prisoner Correspondence Network members (from left) Poppy Johns, Kirsten Gibson and Peyton Bond write festive messages in Christmas cards to people in prison.
Dedicated Covid-19 testing centres are being set up in Dunedin and Invercargill as southern health providers prepare for the reappearance of the pandemic disease.
The arrival of a new monowheel at the Dunedin Central Fire Station is set to make rescue operations easier, safer, faster and probably more comfortable.