A search team had found the small plane that was carrying two experienced flying instructors and was reported missing last night.
The mother of a Palestinian man killed in the Christchurch massacre has died of a heart attack after she came to attend his funeral.
The evacuation of thousands of concert-goers from the Homegrown Music Festival last night was reportedly sparked by a tattoo.
A manifesto reportedly written by the alleged Christchurch gunman has been officially classified as objectionable - with those who have copies told to destroy them - the Office of Film & Literature Classification has confirmed.
One person has died and six other people have been injured in a crash in the Taranaki town of Inglewood.
A 2-year-old girl has been found dead on tidal flat in the small Bay of Plenty town of Little Waihi.
Scooter injuries have cost the country $3 million in the past five months - but cyclists are still more injury-prone.
Seven days ago, Al Noor mosque Imam Gamal Fouda looked into the eyes of a killer. Today, all he saw was love and compassion as thousands gathered in Christchurch to honour the mosque shooting victims.
A businesswoman and wife of the head of the largest pro-firearm lobby group attempted to import 20 military-style semi-automatic guns and 100 magazines of ammunition into New Zealand before a judge...
Three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim, the youngest victim of the Christchurch mosque attacks, has been farewelled at a mass burial.
Police did not follow the correct procedure in granting a gun licence to the accused Christchurch shooter, former head of firearms control Joe Green says.
New Zealand's human rights laws must be overhauled in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack, chief human rights commissioner Paul Hunt says.
The 50 Muslim worshippers "gunned down like sheep" at New Zealand mosques could have limited the carnage if they were carrying their own firearms, a leading American gun supporter said.
Police are investigating after a two-year-old girl was found dead on tidal flat in the small Bay of Plenty town of Little Waihi.
The thousands of flowers for victims of the Christchurch mosque deaths will be individually photographed and turned into compost for memorial gardens.