Ten people have been taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital following a two vehicle collision near Hastings.
A man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Hawke's Bay overnight.
Changes have been announced to Lotto, including the introduction of a division seven winner category and bigger Powerball prizes.
An expert at Auckland's Stardome has weighed in on reports of a bright light shooting across the skies over New Zealand last night.
A farmer who bashed his heavily-pregnant ex-partner so hard with a baseball bat that it snapped in half became enraged after she wanted to keep the baby.
A 21-year-old woman fought off what is believed to be a sexually motivated attack by biting a man in Christchurch last night.
A major police operation involving the armed offenders squad has come up empty after reports of a woman being injured in the Auckland suburb of Remuera.
A New Zealander allegedly involved in a worldwide paedophile ring that abused the adopted son of a gay Australian couple has been named.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has opened up about a historic drink driving conviction, saying he was - and remains - ''hugely disappointed'' in himself.
Northern Districts cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn has been found not guilty of rape in the Hamilton District Court.
It will be a plane-spotter's paradise this weekend, with the Royal New Zealand Air Force Black Falcons performing publicly for the first time.
An Auckland high school has been closed today after a block of classrooms was extensively damaged in an early morning blaze.
Environmental groups are upset that rivers deemed to be ‘‘excellent for swimming’’ under new water quality standards could still make swimmers sick.
Prime Minister Bill English says he will only let his ministers take partners on overseas trips if there is a need for it.
It took about two and a-half hours to recover the bus that crashed down a steep bank near Akaroa yesterday.
A New Zealand man will today be extradited to Australia to face charges relating to the sexual abuse of a child and his alleged involvement in a global child sex offender network.
The Government has set a target of making 90% of New Zealand's rivers and streams safe for swimming by 2040.
About 130 jobs are expected to go at the Warehouse Group as the company looks to streamline its operations.
New satellite imagery reveals the extent of the devastation caused by the fires that raged across 2000ha of Christchurch's Port Hills last week.
Police will continue to investigate a bus crash that left several people, including cruise ship tourists injured at Akaroa last night.