The "cheeky" green parrot that can be seen in the forest and alpine regions of the South Island has been crowned Bird of the Year.
A call for police to review their pursuit policy has been issued after two people died following a pursuit early yesterday in the Auckland suburb of Morningside.
Four people have died in crashes on New Zealand roads over Labour Weekend.
A man has been charged with the murder of a mother of three in Greymouth.
Winston Peters is set to become Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister in the new Labour-New Zealand First coalition government.
Winston Peters is set to become deputy prime minister and foreign minister in the new Labour-New Zealand First coalition government.
A deaf woman is living proof smoke alarms save lives.
A man has been arrested after a mother was shot and killed in Greymouth, police have confirmed.
A kayaker had to be rescued from Huka Falls this morning after being stranded on a rock as a torrent of white water trapped her in a precarious position.
A charity supported by fast food giant McDonald's has been spurned by a New Zealand public hospital.
Police officers comforted a recently widowed woman by finishing off her lawns - a job her husband was halfway through doing when he fell ill.
The Prime Minister-elect has received her first call from Donald Trump - and an official meet and greet is expected next month.
Stocks at the New Zealand Blood Service's blood bank are set to swell after last week's donor drive.
Two people have died after a police pursuit ended with a driver crashing into a tree in the Auckland suburb of Morningside.
A woman has died following a shooting in Greymouth this afternoon.
New Zealand's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has encountered an obstacle with incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insisting she will push for changes to the agreement due to be finalised next month.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Kaikoura.
As the long weekend wears on, Kiwis aren't being given much of a reprieve from the decidedly average weather gracing most of the country.
Four men were injured when they fell from a Marlborough Sounds hotel deck whose railing collapsed.
A young mum says she is heartbroken after searches for her partner, missing fisherman Kieran Lynch, were unsuccessful.