New Zealand could be on track for another unusually hot summer, with a top climate scientist already calling the arrival of a "humdinger" La Niña system, along with likely balmy seas.
The broadcasting watchdog this week upheld a complaint that comments about Covid-19 death rates by Newstalk ZB’s Mike Hosking were misleading - and highlighted “the importance of data literacy” in the media.
A Marlborough medicinal cannabis company has secured a licence to grow New Zealand's largest ever crop.
The Green Party wants at least 30% of New Zealand's oceans to be protected by 2030 and a 10-year moratorium on all forms of seabed mining.
A disability services provider is furious with the Government for what it says is a paltry funding increase, despite a big deal being made about extra money in the May Budget.
There are four new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today - two imported cases and two community cases not linked to the big Auckland cluster, the Health Ministry says.
On the day of its official campaign launch, the National Party says it has made an error in its fiscal plan, admitting that wrong numbers were used.
Traffic on the Auckland Harbour Bridge is making slow progress as delays continue, after a truck toppled and damaged the superstructure.
The spokesperson for the family of a New Zealand man missing at sea say there is every chance he is still alive and waiting to be rescued.
There are two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand reported today - one a recent returnee in managed isolation and one case in the community being investigated.
A self-proclaimed "normal Kiwi bloke" was left flat on his back and coughing up blood at one point as he battled the potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease.
A convicted paedophile and former cheerleading coach who worked on children's TV show What Now has been jailed for possessing, making and distributing graphic child abuse material.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has criticised National's tax cuts policy, saying they are "unaffordable" and "irresponsible" as the country battles Covid-19's economic impact.
Labour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson says National's tax policy "beggars' belief" and would put New Zealand's Covid-19 economic recovery at risk.
The Ministry of Health has announced there are no new Covid-19 cases in the community or at the border.
Katrina Epiha, who was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman in Christchurch in 2017, has now been on the run for a week after escaping Corrections officers in Auckland.
A passenger who sustained horrific life-changing injuries in a minor car crash has warned Kiwis to learn from her mistakes after she sat in a dangerous yet common position.