Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has told students graduating from the University of Waikato she learnt more from her losses than her wins during her challenging career.
The first vote in Parliament on a bill to legalise voluntary euthanasia is near and is proving to be a heated issue.
It's shaping up to be a terrible year on the roads for cyclists, with the number of fatalities more than triple that of 2016.
Primary schools will no longer have to report on National Standards to parents or the Ministry of Education from the new year.
A New Zealand police investigation led to the arrest of a couple in the Philippines after they were caught in the act of live-streaming the sexual abuse of their children.
A team led by New Zealand scientists think they've found a vital clue to developing the first treatment for Huntington's Disease.
A $560 million rapid transport system called SkyCabs has been mooted as the answer to Tauranga's increasingly congested roads.
The South Island should be expecting some much needed rainfall today, while parts of Wellington are now experiencing a meteorological drought, according to Niwa.
A Whanganui teacher's sexual offending has been described by his lawyer as a "tremendous fall from grace".
Crisis talks held by the Royal New Zealand Ballet are being closely monitored by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who is choosing to stay at arm’s length so far, amid growing concern.
A long list of surgical mesh products can no longer be supplied in New Zealand for some procedures after hundreds of women patients were injured, some left in agony, following their operations.
The Ministry for Vulnerable Children will be renamed with the word “vulnerable” being dropped, while legislation to help lift children out of poverty will be introduced this week.
Super Fund chief executive Adrian Orr has been named new governor of the Reserve Bank.
Shoppers should give to charity not beggars in the lead-up to Christmas, says Retail NZ.
Up to $1 million worth of methamphetamine is believed to have been imported into Dunedin and Nelson by an organised crime group, police say.
Smartphones are fuelling a “bedroom culture” with online access for many children becoming more personal, more private and less supervised, Unicef warns.
A New Zealand man who went missing whilst holidaying with his family on Australia's Gold Coast has been found.
With the warmer weather here to stay, an increase in shark sightings is expected over the summer period.
Patrick Gower is stepping down as Newshub's political editor at the end of the year.
A letter from disgruntled Green Party staff to its MPs has revealed complaints of low morale, bad communication and unfair treatment.