A league fan will have a painful reminder of tonight's quarter final at Wellington's Westpac Stadium, after suffering a suspected broken ankle attempting to invade the field.
Two Lotto players, one from Waikato and another from the West Coast have won a half-million dollars each after clinching first division last night.
The deputy principal of Hamilton Boys' High School has died.
The New Zealand yachtsman found drifting in a life raft on rough seas after his yacht got into trouble has been picked up by a cargo ship.
Wellington's first cat cafe has opened its cat flaps for the first time today.
It'll be a windy, showery weekend for those in the upper North Island but further south it's set to be sunny and warm.
A woman was shot in Helensville overnight and police are investigating.
Thousands of New Zealanders had their DNA illegally taken and stored by police over a four-year period, which may have jeopardised several future prosecutions.
Mentally unwell children have been admitted as inpatients to adult mental health wards more than 1300 times during the last five years as the health system struggles to keep up with the number of children in crisis.
Doctors believe three people left gravely ill after eating wild boar are suffering from botulism, a Waikato Hospital spokeswoman says.
Former prime minister Helen Clark is making a plea to the Government to consider universal free dental care.
A 5-year-old boy who drowned after falling from a wharf in Devonport has been named by police.
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake has been felt near Christchurch on Canterbury Anniversary Day.
An Auckland man who was being progressively paralysed by a rare autoimmune disease hardening his skin and internal organs has died.
A significant dry spell is developing across the country that could last into December.
Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton is calling New Zealand's offer of $3 million to help refugees on Manus Island a "waste of money", fuelling tensions over the fate of hundreds of desperate men.
New Zealand Football asked for intervention from the highest levels of the Peruvian government - including the Ministry of Defence - after the military jet flyover above the team hotel.
There were no awkward handshakes or sexist comments that we know of - but the Prime Minister did exchange a couple of light-hearted quips with US President Donald Trump while at Apec in Vietnam.
Four Whanganui schools were in lockdown after a man wearing a balaclava was seen carrying a gun this morning.
Two brands of sunscreen are being recalled following tests that revealed their SPF rating was lower than claimed.