The wife of the pilot and war hero killed when his helicopter crashed as he fought the Port Hills fires is "amazed" by the support for her family.
Authorities in Christchurch have given the green light for 'managed access' to properties behind part of the Port Hills fire cordon.
A cervical cancer survivor at the heart of the "Unfortunate Experiment" has hit out at the Auckland DHB's first attempt at an apology to women harmed in the study, after nearly three decades.
Police want to speak to two men in a taxi who may have witnessed a fatal crash on an Auckland motorway.
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An explosion at a property in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden woke several residents early this morning, propelling debris onto a nearby train station platform.
Frustrated Port Hills residents are getting desperate to know when they will be allowed back onto their properties.
Dan Carter is back in the country after being caught by French police drink-driving in Paris this week.
The thin blue line also appears to have a thinning waistline, and the number of officers unfit to serve has dropped by more than 70% in the past four years, official figures show.
A Dunedin helicopter pilot says he has battled "very challenging conditions" and the difficulty of seeing the wreckage of a crashed helicopter while fighting the Port Hills fire.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has agreed to further relax the rules for New Zealanders in Australia to get residency and citizenship.
Police have confirmed the body found in Woodhill Forest is that of missing Aucklander Carissa Avison.
Nine Indian students who had been facing deportation have been offered a deal that would let them reapply for student visas after returning to India.
Ten houses destroyed in the Port Hills fire could have been saved had firefighters not been sent home at the start of the blaze, union bosses say.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull paid tribute to former SAS member Steven Askin, who died when his helicopter crashed fighting the Port Hills fires.
A Maori-themed online gambling game has been withdrawn by its Czech creators after protests that it breached Maori intellectual property.
In light of issues at McLean Park, the Napier City Council has said delaying a returfing of the grounds slated for this year was "not ideal".
The Civil Defence Minister says communication problems in this week's devasting Port Hills wildfires has highlighted the need for changes in the law governing emergencies.
Helicopters are surveying fresh damage across the charred and smouldering Port Hills as the deadly fires continue to burn for a fifth day.
Former All Black Dan Carter has apologised for drink-driving, saying he made a "massive error of judgment".