More than 20,000 students applied for an emergency NCEA exam grade because of disruption caused by the Kaikoura earthquake.
Hospitals are said to be coping well despite the absence of potentially thousands of striking resident doctors.
New Zealand will express its ''significant disappointment'' to Japan over the country's whaling in the Southern Ocean, Prime Minister Bill English says.
Green Party candidate Golriz Ghahraman is aiming to be the first refugee to become an MP in New Zealand.
Nervous students trying to access their NCEA results are experiencing a frustrating wait, as the website keeps crashing.
Get ready Kiwis, your power-packed summer storm arrives in the deep south today.
An American tourist who crashed onto railway lines causing $40,000 in damage while allegedly driving drunk has fled the country as he was due to appear in court.
Prime Minister Bill English does not share Donald Trump's scepticism about global warming, but says he has always been wary of "extreme'' views about the appropriate response to climate change.
Resignations by both list and constituency MPs have been pronounced since MMP began in 1996.
Some southern magazine readers are disappointed they had to wait a day longer than North Islanders to see pictures from the wedding of Richie McCaw and Gemma Flynn.
A Chinese student has died six days after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool in Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore.
The family of a missing woman is worried after she was last seen almost a month ago.
Make-up and other beauty products containing tiny plastic particles known as microbeads will be banned in New Zealand because of concerns about the beads' impact on waterways and marine life.
A museum replica of the Seddon family homestead that once stood in Kumara has been suggested for the historic site.
Residents in parts of the South Island have been warned to brace for widespread flooding, slips and fast-rising rivers as a power-packed weather system hits this week.
South Islanders will have to wait an extra day for a magazine with exclusive coverage of Richie McCaw and Gemma Flynn's wedding in Wanaka.
The Kiwi yachtsman who sailed to Australia with his young daughter will not be extradited but is expected to return to New Zealand voluntarily for an upcoming court appearance.
A tramper is being flown out of a North Island national park after spending a night in the open with an injured shoulder.
The boss of a tour company whose bus was involved in a crash in Tongariro National Park, injuring 15 British and American tourists, says nine have been discharged from hospital.
Two New Zealanders have more wealth than the poorest 30% of the adult population, according to new research by Oxfam.