Northland police are praising the actions of several people who intervened in what's being described as a "brutal and cowardly" attack outside the Kerikeri McDonald's.
The revised TPP is on track to finally be signed by 11 countries in Chile next month after a meeting of officials in Tokyo.
Kiwis hoping to cool down this summer could find it a struggle with a number of major retailers selling out of fans.
Temperatures are set to rise above 30C today for many on the eastern coastlines of New Zealand as golden weather returns.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she will replace National’s targets for social outcomes with Labour’s own rather than abandon targets altogether.
Women need more support to breastfeed when they return to work - and employers need better education about the law, according to a new study.
A ministerial inquiry into mental health will have a broad mandate to make recommendations where "nothing is off the table", Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
Seismic activity in Christchurch rumbles on - seven years after two destructive earthquakes shook the region.
Rocket Lab is aiming to send more rockets into space next year than the United States.
Neil Diamond has axed his upcoming New Zealand shows and is retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
Motorists were stranded in swamped vehicles and more than a dozen homes were awash after a storm cell unleashed a torrent of rain on an Auckland suburb this morning.
Well-known New Zealand actor and sex offender Lee Rene Naufahu has been sentenced to one year of home detention for indecently assaulting female students.
The Labour-led Government's offer to take 150 asylum seekers is being blamed for an escalation in people-smuggling operations.
A large wildfire which was threatening electricity supply to Southland's Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is under control.
Bill English has slammed Jacinda Ardern's decision to ditch the Better Public Services targets which were started under the National Government.
Over 18,000 have signed a petition calling a deportation for a man who punched another young man unconscious during the Gold Coast Schoolies festival.
Two people have been arrested in relation to the theft of a car belonging to a family of German tourists.
A child was fighting for life after being hit by a vehicle in a driveway in Takapau last night.
Tauranga has out-ranked Auckland as New Zealand’s most unaffordable city, according to a major global study out today.
January 2018 looks to be the hottest in New Zealand’s recorded history.