Spring arrives tomorrow and with it generous bundles of warmth and sunshine. But the new season won't be a welcome joy for everyone.
Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule has apologised to the people of Havelock North over contaminated water which has made more than 5000 ill.
A rural Northland road went into lockdown for three hours as police searched for a man who went on the run after a firearm was allegedly brandished at another vehicle. The Armed Offenders Squad were...
A Hastings father has narrowly escaped tragedy after an empty bottle was hurled through his windscreen from a passing car.
A judge has granted permission for the hearing of Kim Dotcom's appeal against his extradition to be streamed on YouTube, making it New Zealand's first court case to be broadcast on the internet.
An innocent man wants an apology after police held him at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity.
After a series of gang related incidents in Rotorua police are maintaining a high level of visibility on the city streets and urging the community to speak up.
An account manager who embezzled more than $400,000 from the school where she worked, splashed out on flash clothes and overseas trips.
Four early childcare teachers have successfully argued that not stating an official start date for a 90-day trial period in an employment agreement voided the entire trial.
A Canterbury man has been charged with assaulting a three-month old baby.
Most areas of the country are warming up, just in time for spring.
An Auckland Scout group says "low-lives" stole items, purchased after months of fundraising, from their boatshed during Friday night's storm.
A teenager accused of raiding a Christchurch dairy armed with an axe has been granted bail today.
A faulty test may be why Hastings District Council was unaware for five days that the Havelock North water supply was contaminated.
A brawl reportedly involving up to 100 Auckland school students was believed to be a retaliation from an earlier incident, where a fight broke out at a church.
A young Thai couple who lost their life savings when their food caravan was stolen have found the vehicle thanks to "the power of social media".
A league fan hit and killed by a train as he rushed across tracks to grab something from his car will leave a "huge hole" in the lives of the family and friends.
A wound in a woman's breast wouldn't heal properly because it contained a 5cm-long "foreign body".
The family of a teenager pushed by a police officer off his bike and into a fence are seeking an apology.
Up to 100 students used knives, chairs and pieces of wood in a brawl that spilled from an Auckland street into a KFC restaurant.