Prime Minister Bill English says there won't be an inquiry into allegations New Zealand's SAS was possibly involved in war crimes in Afghanistan - but won't rule out an inquiry or investigation into other claims.
Adele concertgoers got a drenching last night as a weather bomb hit Auckland.
Flash flooding has left properties across Auckland under water as an overnight tropical deluge saw more than a dozen homeowners call for help.
Malaysia Airlines flight 132 is finally on its way to Kuala Lumpur after being delayed for more than 48 hours in Auckland.
A woman's body has been recovered from a car that left the road and went into the sea near Sumner in Christchurch.
Police are still keeping an open mind of what has happened to missing woman Kim Bambus.
A 12-year-old girl hiding in a kindergarten after midnight was bitten by a police dog when she did not respond to an officer's calls.
A woman who stumbled into an RSA after being stabbed in a serious condition in an Auckland hospital.
Police fear a person remains missing after a car left the road and plunged into the sea in Christchurch.
Flight passengers delayed over 42 hours are stranded at Auckland Airport because all nearby accommodation is booked out for Adele's concert.
A failed bid to repatriate the remains of New Zealand-born writer Katherine Mansfield was ‘‘beyond ridiculous’’ and didn’t have a shred of evidence to support it, a leading scholar says.
Defamation proceedings against Labour Party leader Andrew Little by National Party donors and hoteliers Earl and Lani Hagaman will proceed.
A UN report containing details of the killing of innocent Afghan villagers on the same day as the controversial SAS raid says the official post-incident investigation wasn't shared with local authorities or human rights officials.
Finance Minister Steven Joyce was warned three years ago an investment deal struck with surprise Kiwi Peter Thiel was problematic, documents show.
The arrest of a 19-year-old in Israel follows a wave of telephone bomb threats to New Zealand schools.
A tourist from Hong Kong has been sentenced to over 10 years in jail after trying to pass off 2kg of methamphetamine as chicken stock powder.
A project aimed at growing the capability of women in the primary sector has been granted close to $300,000.
T-shirts honouring war hero Steve Askin who was killed fighting the Port Hills fires will raise money for his family.
Passengers aboard a ferry in Lyttelton Harbour were surprised with a rare treat this morning - two pods large pods of Orca.
They're raising funds for the breeding and training of guide dogs.