A man has attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl on her way to school in Auckland, according to police.
Cave rescue specialists have been deployed to rescue a person who is reportedly injured after falling at the Harwoods Hole caves in the Abel Tasman National Park.
Being a mother has a huge effect on your pay packet, according to statistics released today that show Kiwi mums earn almost 20 percent less than dads.
A man is dead after being crushed in a workplace accident in Christchurch this morning.
One of the two people who died in a horrific crash near Nelson yesterday has been named.
One person is dead after a collision between a car and motorbike on Auckland's North Shore this morning.
Summer is expected to end with a roar as thunderstorms roll across the upper North Island today.
A ''outgoing'' young woman remains in a coma after being attacked after she left a Christchurch music festival.
A man has died after he was stabbed during a family argument at a South Auckland home last night.
A notorious Taliban commander behind the killing of New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan has died in a shootout with Afghani security forces.
Lionel Patea has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Kiwi-born Tara Brown, his ex-partner and mother of his child.
Both National and Labour say a policy to reduce jail time if prisoners complete literacy, numeracy and driver licensing courses is worth considering.
The big migration trend, which underpins New Zealand's strong economic growth, shows no sign of letting up.
Two people have died and five others are badly injured after a serious crash on the Coastal Highway, State Highway 60, west of Nelson
A woman has died after a van carrying six people, including four children, went over a bank in Bay of Plenty.
Searchers have confirmed the body of a 21-year-old student missing at Lake Karapiro has been found.
In the wake of a fatal police shooting in Porirua, the police union is hitting back against suggestions a Taser could have been used instead of a gun.
A mass fight on Hamilton's main street saw security staff brawling with punters in the early hours.
New Zealand has signed an agreement with Iran for the resumption of meat exports, after struggles over halal preparation.
The Government didn't want to pay David Bain compensation partly because of pressure from police, former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Ian Binnie says.