The SPCA says not many people are deliberately cruel to their animals, but it took a stand against a cat owner for failing to care for dental health, as a reminder of the obligations and costs of...
The next Government is beginning to take shape even though Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Green co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson are staying mum on the substance of their talks.
New Zealand now holds the title of the most rainbow Parliament in the world, going by the percentage of LGBTQ MPs.
Police are investigating a number of allegations against Wellington musicians accused of rape, sexual assault and violence.
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says he was blindsided by Auckland's community testing centres being scaled back and all sites being closed at the weekend.
Chief executives aren't leading the country's brain gain, new data about the occupations of returning New Zealanders shows.
People travelling from New Zealand will be allowed to come to South Australia with no need to quarantine under revised Covid-19 measures.
There is one new imported case of Covid-19 today, as health authorities chase up their counterparts in Australia about the health of those on board a ship a Covid-positive NZer worked on.
The Māori Party's Rawiri Waititi - donning a white cowboy hat - has touched down at Parliament for the first time since winning the Waiariki electorate.
Eleven international seamen have tested positive for Covid-19 while in a quarantine hotel in Christchurch, and another 14 possible cases are being investigated.
Businesses should be encouraging their customers to scan their QR codes, one of New Zealand's top Covid-19 modellers says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Deputy PM will be the party's deputy leader, but who holds that position is up to the caucus.
National's caucus will today begin the task of trying to pick up the pieces, at its first meeting following the weekend's crushing defeat.
There are renewed calls for crew of foreign vessels to be tested for Covid-19 before they dock at ports in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Dressed in their finest and having had their photos taken and received a guided tour, the Labour Party class of 2020 has arrived at Parliament.
Act New Zealand is considering setting up a southern base to capitalise on its election night gains in Otago and Southland.
One person has died and another 10 are injured after a vanload of Samoan workers collided with a wine-laden truck on State Highway 5, near Tarawera.
Jacinda Ardern has outlined her immediate priorities after sweeping to power, while Opposition leader Judith Collins insists there will be no bloodletting in National after the party's disastrous loss.