Two people have been taken to hospital in serious condition following a motorcycle crash at the Ruapuna Raceway west of Christchurch, this afternoon.
An armed robber who stole drugs and cash from a Christchurch chemist before barricading terrified staff into a back room on Friday night remains at large.
The Ukrainian community in Aotearoa and supporters gathered on Saturday to mark the second year of the invasion.
Fire crews have been digging out and extinguishing hot spots identified by drones in Christchurch Adventure Park, as the battle against the city's Port Hills fire continues.
Severe rain warnings are in place for the lower North Island and west of the South Island, and there are severe wind watches for some areas.
Multiple fake profiles impersonating the late Green MP Fa'anānā Efeso Collins and fake livestream links have appeared on Facebook.
When a Canterbury farmer saw smoke coming from a hay shed, he jumped in his ute and sped to the scene as fast as he could - but it was too late.
A man has been banned from owning animals and fined thousands of dollars after allowing a sheep's wound to become so infected she had to be euthanised.
A woman who was previously convicted of helping a cop killer flee the scene of a 2020 shooting rampage returned to court today - this time to face the consequences for helping...
A group of 16 Vietnamese allegedly paid $203,000 after being promised work and new lives, but arrived to find no jobs and were left with a mountain of debt that they say will be impossible for them...
A nurse says she will be looking over her shoulder for years after her name was published online in an unauthorised leak of Te Whatu Ora data.
One of the car models used as police cars in New Zealand has had a recall notice issued because of a fault that can lead to fires.
United States band Blink-182 have cancelled their highly anticipated concert in Christchurch, just two weeks before the gig was meant to take place.
A teen who was accused of causing the death of his newborn son after a night of smoking cannabis has been found not guilty — a verdict that left many supporters in the public gallery in tears.
A business owner has lost seven cars, including BMWs and Audis, all uninsured, to a fire that torched his workshop in Onehunga and left him with burns after he tried to rescue his dog...
Several schools in Taupō have been placed in lockdown while police deal with an incident in the suburb of Hilltop.
Motorists are complaining about their cars "rattling", breaking down and dropping to low power after filling up at BP Ōtaki, with the petrol provider confirming its 98 grade was contaminated.