Police are searching for an armed 26-year-old man after a taxi driver was shot in Wellington at the weekend.
The Pike River families have welcomed the planned deadline of a March 2019 re-entry to the mine, saying no “crime scene” should remain uninvestigated for seven years.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the case of mistaken identity where someone had thought that Donald Trump mistook her for Justin Trudeau’s wife has nothing to do with the Canadian leader.
The critical main road north of quake-hit Kaikoura will only operate during daylight hours once it’s reopened next month, the NZTA says.
Doctors believe the three people left gravely ill after eating wild boar are suffering from botulism.
A man and his three young sons who failed to return home after a hunting trip in the Far North have been found safe.
Two men arrested after a record $50 million methamphetamine bust in Christchurch last week can now be named.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says a bill for flexible paid parental leave, allowing both parents to take it at the same time, could be passed next year.
A Government crisis meeting will take place tomorrow to tackle a rising road toll that has already passed last year's.
Viewers have slammed Jack Tame as "rude" and "bizarre" over an awkward interview with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Last week's tempestuous weather, which included thunder and hundreds of lightning strikes, is clearing with light, isolated showers the worst of what's forecast for the week.
A Wellington taxi driver fears getting back in his cab after he was shot in the shoulder by a passenger who refused to pay a fare.
A fire has broken out in a central Auckland building, closing Queen St in both directions.
A yachtsman stranded for more than a day around 260km off the Northland coast is in "good health" after a dramatic rescue this afternoon.
An 88-year-old man who had nearly $50,000 siphoned out of his bank accounts has put aside his embarrassment to warn others about the scam.
A taxi driver was shot in Wellington last night after a fare was disputed, police say.
Sarah O'Grady was not expecting to be chased by a 2m-long shark swimming off Mount Maunganui's Pilot Bay on Saturday morning.
More than a year after suffering serious injuries in a crash which killed her horse, journalist Karen Rutherford is marching for road safety.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says he wants to double the number of state homes Labour promised to build on the campaign trail to 2000.
The Pike River families will move one step forward to rescuing their loved ones when they are given the keys to the gate of the mine, ending a year-long blockade at the site.