Snow warnings have been lifted for alpine passes in the South Island, but snow is forecast to affect the Milford Road from Monday.
The discovery of a link between scabies and rheumatic fever could help reduce ethnic inequalities in health, says an Auckland public health academic.
The clown hired as a support person for a Kiwi adman's redundancy meeting says the job was good value compared to children's parties, and he was careful not to be "offensive" while making balloon animals.
A homicide investigation has been launched after a man involved in an altercation died in Christchurch.
Diana Sarfati’s life work has been to improve cancer treatment. Now the University of Otago, Wellington academic has six months to make a lasting difference.
When Brittnea Chamber's accepted her partner's proposal to marry him she had six months to plan for a wedding and a funeral.
A "green connection pod" surrounded by plants has been set up in the Christchurch library, Tūranga, to encourage people in the inner city to connect with nature and each other.
A new firearms register, announced by the Government today, will help stop the flow of guns into the criminal underground's black market, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today.
An Auckland baby who came close to losing her life from a horrific bout of measles has made an incredible recovery.
Quick-thinking bystanders rescued a mother and her young children after their car rolled near Wellington this morning.
The antics of a New Zealand adman who hired a clown to be his support person while he was being fired have made worldwide headlines.
The South looks set for a fine weekend while rain is on the way for much of the rest of the country.
One of the enduring quirks of politics is that people can agree 100% on a fundamental point, but still be diametrically opposed on an issue.
Support has flooded in for 92-year-old Gordon Proctor who had his cellphone stolen after he fell onto the floor of a public toilet block.
A judge has declined to grant permanent name suppression to a well-known entertainer who assaulted his wife.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won't be drawn on whether the resignation of the ex-staffer at the centre of a sexual assault claim will lead to a compensation payout.