The St John staffer responsible for dispatching ambulances on the day of the Christchurch terror attack has apologised for mistakenly alerting police to an active shooter at the hospital's ED.
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has unveiled his government’s 100-day plan, amid pressure from Labour leader Chris Hipkins to rein in Deputy PM Winston Peters over his false claims about media.
Wellington mayor Tory Whanau has admitted she has a problem with alcohol after another incident of drunken behaviour in public.
The Court of Appeal has reserved its decision in the second appeal of David Tamihere's double murder case.
Nelson police have charged a man with murdering James Whitikau Barton and have credited tips from the public for leading to the charge.
Otago University epidemiologist Michael Baker is concerned about his image being fraudulently used to sell a product called 'Blood Balance'.
A team of daring kākāpō are giving Doc a headache after launching themselves from the top of a pest-proof fence to escape their enclosure.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has continued his war on the media, blaming it for allowing the long Auckland Covid-19 lockdown.
Ex-All Blacks captain Richie McCaw’s Instagram bio reads: “Husband, Father, Adventure Racer” and it appears the final title has got him into strife, landing him with a potential broken rib.
An expert says a large shark filmed off a popular swimming beach near Nelson was probably a great white - and it should come as no surprise to anyone.
Members of the Christ Church Transitional Cathedral community are mourning retired musical director Brian Law, who died on Monday.
New Health Minister Dr Shane Reti is promising beefed-up security at the country’s 20 core emergency departments in time for the Christmas and New Year period.
Residents of a quiet Canterbury street are fed up with boy racers using the area as their personal playground.
Chris Hipkins says it was right for an NZ On Air board member to quit over posting critical comments about Winston Peters - but says the new prime minister should pull his deputy into line.
A coroner has issued a warning about the risks of the contraceptive pill combined with an often unknown underlying condition after two women died in the same month in similar circumstances.
A city councillor has defended her decision to post flyers featuring Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and his two deputies inside the image of male genitals around Wellington.
The new Minister of Health is defending his government's plan to scrap smokefree legislation, saying vaping will remain the primary tool for reducing smoking rates.
An NZ On Air board member has resigned after making a social media post calling new Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters’ attack on media independence “malicious” and him being “the worst...
A senior police tactical operator says AOS members were in despair on the day of the Christchurch terror attack when ambulances weren't arriving at Al Noor Mosque as requested.