Former NZ leader Helen Clark is losing support in her historic bid to become the first woman to head the UN, but has no plans to quit the race.
A junior Navy officer who alleges she was sexually violated by a superior says she was in too much shock to scream for help.
Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a woman near Waikato Hospital in Hamilton, early Monday morning.
Protesters are targeting a Lions' match this Friday over Wellington Rugby's decision to keep a contracted player acquitted of a violent attack.
Data shows a paper asking students to respond to "unfamiliar texts" was the most unpopular of all three English exams on offer at NCEA Level 2 last year, even among high-achieving kids.
Some rich and powerful Aucklanders are ducking for cover and seeking legal advice, worried they are linked to an alleged celebrity cocaine drug ring.
Missing Auckland man Lucas Cochrane's cellphone was active for an hour after he was last seen.
Legislation to confirm Corrections' calculation of prison time was as intended and therefore rule out compensation is possible, Prime Minister John Key says.
The Tauranga winner of last week's $1 million Wednesday Lotto draw has put his win down to "good karma".
Northland Maori are twice as likely to go to jail than Pakeha when convicted of assault, sparking calls from Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis for a Government inquiry into the ``biased'' criminal...
The national exam board has received 170 complaints about a controversial year 11 Algebra exam which caused students to break down into tears.
A 65-year-old man who fell several metres and badly knocked his head on Saturday night was airlifted out of the ranges above Lake Christabel at the headwaters of the Grey River in a rescue operation lasting several hours.
A ``brazen'' burglar has allegedly been caught staring down the lens of a CCTV camera - and then stealing from the Auckland home anyway.
Plans to turn Mt Tarawera and the surrounding land and lake area into a world-class tourism venture are on the cards with a new partnership being formed between local Maori and government agencies.
A man has died of a suspected drowning in a pool at a five star resort in Rotorua.
A person has died after three pallets fell on them at rail and road freight company Toll New Zealand in Onehunga, Auckland.
Drug detection dogs patrolling domestic terminals are a step closer.
New Zealand has demanded that Syria stop the bombing its own civilians - telling the UN Security Council Russia's support of the Assad regime is "destroying innocent lives".
An exploding concrete pipe caused the creator of an epic Auckland home to go blind in one eye.
The search will continue today for an Auckland teenager missing in the Coromandel after attending a party at the weekend.