Hospitals, religious institutions and other organisations throughout the country have received another barrage of "unsettling" and "concerning emails".
A young Christchurch man in the throes of dying from a drug overdose thrashed about in distress while the person who gave him the drug filmed his demise and sent it to friends.
A series of fronts embedded within a moist northwest flow are expected to bring rain to some parts of the country over the weekend.
One person has died and another taken to hospital following a water-related incident at Rothesay Bay on Auckland’s North Shore.
New Zealand has signed an international agreement saying agriculture and food production must urgently adapt to respond to climate change.
Conservationists are warning four-wheel-drive enthusiasts in Canterbury this Crate Day about the need to take care around braided rivers, where rare birds are nesting.
Grace Millane would have turned 27 today - had she not been murdered while visiting Auckland on her OE.
A woman has been arrested and charged with murder as police investigate the death of a man in the Auckland suburb of Mt Wellington.
A year before Loafers Lodge fire victim Michael "Mike the Juggler" Wahrlich died, he was beaten for almost 20 minutes in his home by a man wanting a cigarette.
St John did not have a plan to deal with a terror attack and there was a clear breakdown in communication between police and paramedics in Christchurch, an inquest has heard.
A multi-agency investigation has dismantled a drug and money laundering operation in Auckland being operated by Vietnamese nationals.
Steve Maharey has resigned as chairperson of the boards of government drug-buying agency Pharmac and ACC.
National leader Christopher Luxon has used his first school visit as prime minister to reiterate his intention to ban mobile phones during class time.
Two teens have died and another was critically injured after their car crashed into roadworks at speed.
Public health academic Michael Baker is baffled by the new government's "incoherent" approach to World Health Organisation (WHO) regulations.