The Government says it is not requisitioning stocks of rapid antigen tests, it is only "consolidating" orders of tests heading into the country, but at least one distributor of the tests isn't so sure.
Overseas New Zealanders desperate to return home will soon learn when they can travel here without booking a stay in a managed isolation (MIQ) facility.
A 35-year-old man who has been arrested for the murder of Christchurch woman Juliana Cayena Bonilla Herrera will keep his name secret for now.
Visitors hoping to heli-ride into a private enclave within the Abel Tasman National Park will be out of luck from April, after a controversial court decision.
Niwa is warning of increasing fire risks in some of New Zealand’s wettest areas as La Nina forces them to become unseasonably dry.
Property managers and landlords are frequently collecting inappropriate and invasive information from prospective tenants, a renters advocacy group says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Cabinet has decided to update mask mandates for the country as Omicron cases in the community increase.
Speaker Trevor Mallard has hit out at Dan Wootton after the outspoken expat columnist took aim at New Zealand's Covid response and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's leadership.
A woman didn't tell firefighters that her lover lived inside a burning building because she didn't want her mother-in-law to know.
Christchurch City Council has confirmed 13 staff have had their contracts terminated due to their vaccination status.
A bus driver has been given a formal warning after striking back an irate passenger who viciously punched him in the head. The shocking attack and retaliation was all caught on CCTV.
There are 25 new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand today, including 10 of the infectious Omicron variant.
A leading epidemiologist says isolation requirements should be relaxed when Omicron is surging in New Zealand.
An Omicron case has been reported at a second wedding in Auckland, sparking fresh fears of a long list of close contacts that will require testing.
A Christchurch woman who received a fake vaccination booster form in her mailbox is warning people to watch out for similar hoaxes.
A Lincoln resident was shocked to witness a teenager jumping on a live eel on the ground at the Liffey Stream.
A Motueka family isolating at a motel with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 say they are doing "all good", as New Zealand scrambles to deal with the outbreak.
The Christchurch man found guilty last week of murdering five people from the same family has now been handed a life sentence for each of his victims by a Fijian judge.
Five people have been hospitalised after they had to be rescued from a large concrete water tank last night.