Two people have died on New Zealand roads since Labour Weekend started, surpassing last year's toll for the entire holiday period.
Pharmacists and doctors in New Zealand are scrambling to find ways to manage global medication shortages because of Covid-19.
Type 1 diabetics are being urged to continue using their prescribed insulin, despite the discovery of a batch of the medication which is causing blood sugar levels to spike alarmingly.
The signing of historic agreements between Poutini Ngai Tahu and the West Coast Regional Council pave the way for a true Treaty partnership, iwi leaders say.
There are nine new cases of Covid-19 today - one in the "marine engineer cluster" and eight in managed isolation.
An Auckland superyacht company has closed for deep cleaning after a man who tested positive for Covid visited the premises last week.
A man who raised concerns over a horrific video of a seal cub being stabbed in Kaikoura is relieved police have made an arrest.
Westpac has confirmed that a staff member at its head office has tested positive for Covid-19 and employees are being asked to monitor their health.
Letting 250 international PhD and postgraduate students back into NZ has been welcomed as an important first step by the cash-hungry education sector, but universities don't know how many will take up the offer.
Westpac New Zealand has confirmed that a staff member at its head office has tested positive for Covid-19, and employees there are being asked to monitor their health.
A disgruntled tenant who gave her Wanaka landlord a chemical burn by pouring bleach into her shampoo has been let off without punishment.
It’s looking sizzling hot in the east of both islands at Labour Weekend, but Monday's forecast to be a bit chillier for some in the South.
A mysterious big black cat reportedly spotted at the Halswell Quarry last month may now be on the prowl in Heathcote Valley.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority cleared police for not arresting a murderer on parole who was caught drink driving with knives in his car and went on to kill a Dunedin-born life coach.
An Auckland pub where a Covid-infected man spent more than three hours last week has closed for 14 days. He also visited a marine supply store twice.
There are two new cases of Covid-19 today - both are in managed isolation and aren't connected to the fishing crew.
A former Christchurch school teacher who groomed and had sex with an underage girl has today been jailed for nearly three years.