A man who streaked across the pitch in the final seconds of the All Blacks test at Eden Park on Saturday is fundraising to cover a possible $5000 fine.
"Computational thinking" and "designing and developing digital outcomes" will become part of New Zealand's core curriculum for all children in the first 10 years of school from next year.
Illegal hunters shot a pet goat and an outhouse after entering residential properties at a forest near Tuatapere, police say.
From Saturday free chickenpox vaccines will be available to 15-month-olds and 11-year-olds who have not had the disease.
The kiwifruit industry will generate 29,000 new jobs and add an annual $3.5 billion to New Zealand's gross domestic product by 2030.
A New Zealand duo have cracked the record for the longest throw and catch of an egg.
More than half the supermarket products aimed at children are unhealthy, obesity research reveals.
Submitters fear a new dual-use track on Mt Ruapehu will be crammed with downhill speeding cyclists and disadvantage walkers.
More than 100,000 Aucklanders look set to welcome home the victorious Team New Zealand on the waterfront, possibly on both sides of the harbour.
Police and LandSAR teams have completed another day of searching for a fisherman missing since Sunday.
Police are investigating reports a man robbed a bank at gunpoint.
Teacher aides and other school support staff have won Government agreement to start talks on pay equity, and early childhood teachers want to be next in the queue.
Former Labour MP Shane Jones is expected to announce that he will stand in Whangarei for NZ First.
A pen which claims to erase pain with a few clicks has drawn more criticism after coming under fire from New Zealand's consumer watchdog earlier this year.
A senior Labour official has stood down over a botched intern scheme for 85 students from the UK and US.
The Corrections Minister has called the wedding of rapist and murderer Liam Reid and disgraced lawyer Davina Murray "disgraceful" and "revolting".
As Kiwi Team NZ fans went crazy this morning even the famously stoic Prime Minister Bill English got excited. Almost.
Drink manufacturers have agreed to a world-leading water-only policy for all New Zealand primary and intermediate schools.
Trials have been planned for the delivery of over-the-counter medicines to remote communities.
A disgraced former lawyer is set to marry an "evil and dangerous predator" inside prison.