A woman who has gone missing in Canterbury told friends she was going for a walk near a river.
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The Government has decided not to appeal a landmark court case that requires it to pay a quake-hit Christchurch couple more than $180,000.
A deadly drug known for inducing zombie-like behaviour and playing a part in more than 70 Kiwi deaths has been found in the community again, putting authorities on high alert.
A woman placed in care for over 12 years and subjected to electroconvulsive therapy for being a lesbian says the struggle for redress was "almost as bad as the original abuse".
All pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues across England must start closing at 10pm from Thursday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tackles a second wave of Covid-19 infections.
There are no new Covid-19 cases but that doesn't mean New Zealand isn't at risk, director general of health Ashley Bloomfield says.
A man driving a truck that was tipped over by a huge gust of wind on the Auckland Harbour Bridge has returned to work after the ordeal.
National wants to boost the capacity of managed isolation facilities by allowing private accommodation providers to join government-controlled network and charge what they like.
A driver bound for Balclutha had their journey cut short on Dunedin’s Southern Motorway, after she was found to be more than four times over the legal breath alcohol limit.
Police investigating the death of a baby in South Auckland are appealing for family members to cooperate and speak with them.
A 54-year-old man has spent the night in a Dunedin police cell after making a false call to emergency services.
The death toll from the spread of the coronavirus in the United States was approaching over 200,000, by the far the highest number of any nation.
A Gloriavale leader has been forced out after criticising church leadership’s “ungodly” rules and lack of accountability.
Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield asked Cabinet to consider a limit of 500 on larger scale indoor events, Jacinda Ardern says.
National and ACT have welcomed yesterday's alert level changes, but say border management strategy under Labour is not sustainable.
Workers who will come face to face with Aucklanders in the school holidays are being targeted in the Ministry of Health's latest Covid testing plan.
After fully recovering from a serious eating disorder, Kristie Amadio is bringing to Dunedin a message of hope.
The University of Otago has gained more than $4.2million, more than any other university, in the Health Research Council’s latest funding round.