Minor flooding has hit parts of the country following heavy rain and weather warnings.
There's a call for charity boxing events to come under the same rules as the rest of boxing following the death of a man at a corporate event in Hamilton.
Heavy rain is expected across the North Island and most of the South Island today.
It has been a deadly start to the school holidays with five people dead in road crashes in the last 24 hours and several others seriously injured.
Police are searching for a 23-year-old man in connection with a fatal south Auckland shooting this morning.
A Canterbury student is in hospital with a serious spinal fracture he suffered jumping from a roof into a paddling pool with his hair on fire as a stunt.
A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a 21st birthday party in Lower Hutt overnight.
A Lyttelton man's honesty paid off for the owner of a lost wallet this week.
Daylight Saving comes into force tomorrow.
The French hitchhiker arrested after a West Coast meltdown has admitted stealing a $1000 sleeping bag but still disputes damaging a road sign so badly that it needs to be replaced.
You may be feeling chuffed with your new physique, but if you're a member of CityFitness gym, you're not to go about flaunting it.
The French hitchhiker arrested after a meltdown while marooned with his thumb out in a tiny West Coast town has arrived at Christchurch District Court.
We've still got a friend in Boris Johnson, it seems.
A man pinned between a vehicle and a house on the North Shore this week is expected to be discharged from hospital soon.
Researchers have fitted tracker tags on queen bumble bees in a quirky new study adding to the buzz around the cute and furry insects becoming big future pollinators in orchards around the country.
A motorist has died in a crash between a car and truck on State Highway 1 near Waikanae, north of Wellington.
A thrill-killer who has spent 22 years in prison for a horrific double murder has had his request for parole denied.
A security breach causing delays at Auckland Airport earlier tonight was never a risk to passengers, the Aviation Security Service says.
Parole and release dates have been wrongly calculated by the Department of Corrections, and prisoners could be freed as early as tomorrow.
The alleged drink driver in a triple fatality on Queen's Birthday Weekend was the husband of one victim and the father of another.