A passenger sustained serious injuries after being thrown from a vehicle when it crashed while involved in a police pursuit in Hamilton early today.
Hundreds of people have turned out around the country today, including in Dunedin, to lead a global march in defence of women's rights.
A 24-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car near Matamata, in the Waikato, last night.
Severe weather warnings are in place as a deep low pressure system drags its way across the country.
A New Yorker has purchased a one-way ticket to New Zealand to escape Trump's America.
A landmark court ruling which allows councils to place restrictions on fishing is being challenged by the Government.
A New Zealand woman has admitted carrying methamphetamine when she arrived in Bali last year, her lawyer saying a friend had given it to her.
An infant supplies retailer has been fined $39,000 for selling cots which failed to comply with packaging and labelling requirements.
It's summer but that hasn't stopped snow from falling across North Island mountain ranges.
The Auckland man who lost three family members in a horrific house fire last month has died.
Police are downplaying suggestions a dog was shot dead by a person with an airgun at a reserve in Auckland.
The primary and secondary education of a child born in New Zealand today is expected to cost parents up to $345,996, the latest research from a sector funding provider shows.
A recreational Auckland beekeeper has died after having a severe anaphylactic reaction to bee stings.
Police are investigating after a robber pulled a gun on Kiwibank staff in Christchurch.
The 6-year-old girl who was the subject of a trans-Tasman search while sailing from New Zealand to Australia with her father, has returned.
A photography business was slammed for using children's photos in promo ads after telling their mother they would be deleted.
A Swedish couple have survived a terrifying ordeal after they were swept down a flooded South Island river.
A 2-year-old boy was flown to Starship Hospital after eating up to 50 ibuprofen pills.
Ammunition, large knives and razor blades are among the items confiscated by airport security last year.
Who could blame the pilot for wanting a cup of tea and a lie down after landing in such hairy conditions at Wellington Airport this morning?