The police watchdog has found an officer lied in court while giving evidence in order to protect his brother who was up on an assault charge.
Police have named the Christchurch man killed in a crash near Rangiora in North Canterbury on Saturday.
The government has announced a deal it hopes will create a cohort of foreign students who will be ready to enter New Zealand when the borders open.
Jacinda Ardern’s choice of Foreign Minister fits with the Prime Minister’s aspiration to play "a prominent role" on the global stage. Prof Robert Patman believes.
Italians will not be able to attend midnight mass or move between regions over the Christmas period, as the country battles high coronavirus infection rates and deaths.
China's WeChat blocked a message by Australia's Prime Minister amid a dispute between Canberra and Beijing over a doctored tweeted image of an Australian soldier.
The coronavirus vaccine cavalry is coming, but it's a cavalry with caveats - there are trials to finish, regulators to impress, logistics to arrange.
A violent disagreement at a 21st birthday party led to a Dunedin man suffering a fractured skull, a court has heard.
Central Otago fruit growers are not only failing to respond to Kiwis applying for work but also doing a poor job of advertising for staff, a union representative says.
Prof Rhiannon Braund, of the New Zealand Pharmacovigilance Centre at the University of Otago, has been elected president of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand.
The number of people using buses in Queenstown has been significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A compromise has been made with the Broad Bay community after plans to widen the road and add a cycleway proved unfavourable.
Narayan Shastri finished his last NCEA exam yesterday, but his hard-working brain will have to wait another few weeks before it can have a well-earned break.
A drug dealer who ripped off two French tourists and took a beating for it was not put off by the violent retribution, it seems.
A man who viciously attacked his friend, then left him for dead on the floor of his lounge, says he is not a violent person.
Britain has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use, saying it will be rolled out from early next week.