Auckland police have shut down a large dealing network of cocaine and methamphetamine today, concluding a three-phase investigation over several months.
Labour is apparently close to endorsing a tax on sugary drinks. with health spokeswoman Annette King saying there is growing evidence and support for such a measure.
Two washing machines which had been recalled have exploded in Waikato this week.
James Rolleston has been transferred to a rehabilitation facility.
A long-time campaigner against the pesticide 1080 has persuaded a council to add more cautionary details to warning signs used during aerial bait drops.
A national requirement for all water bodies to be swimmable all of the time is ``impractical'', Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
Burglaries are the main reason behind an increase in reported crime in New Zealand over the last year.
The treatment of intellectually disabled men including restraint and seclusion met clinical standards, a Wellington High Court has been told.
Spring arrives tomorrow and with it generous bundles of warmth and sunshine. But the new season won't be a welcome joy for everyone.
Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule has apologised to the people of Havelock North over contaminated water which has made more than 5000 ill.
A rural Northland road went into lockdown for three hours as police searched for a man who went on the run after a firearm was allegedly brandished at another vehicle. The Armed Offenders Squad were...
A Hastings father has narrowly escaped tragedy after an empty bottle was hurled through his windscreen from a passing car.
A judge has granted permission for the hearing of Kim Dotcom's appeal against his extradition to be streamed on YouTube, making it New Zealand's first court case to be broadcast on the internet.
An innocent man wants an apology after police held him at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity.
After a series of gang related incidents in Rotorua police are maintaining a high level of visibility on the city streets and urging the community to speak up.
An account manager who embezzled more than $400,000 from the school where she worked, splashed out on flash clothes and overseas trips.
Four early childcare teachers have successfully argued that not stating an official start date for a 90-day trial period in an employment agreement voided the entire trial.
A Canterbury man has been charged with assaulting a three-month old baby.
Most areas of the country are warming up, just in time for spring.
An Auckland Scout group says "low-lives" stole items, purchased after months of fundraising, from their boatshed during Friday night's storm.