The mother shot dead in Greymouth yesterday has been named by police who have also released details of the armed man they allege is on the loose.
The Prime Minister-elect has received her first call from Donald Trump - and an official meet and greet is expected next month.
Stocks at the New Zealand Blood Service's blood bank are set to swell after last week's donor drive.
Two people have died after a police pursuit ended with a driver crashing into a tree in the Auckland suburb of Morningside.
A woman has died following a shooting in Greymouth this afternoon.
New Zealand's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has encountered an obstacle with incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insisting she will push for changes to the agreement due to be finalised next month.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Kaikoura.
As the long weekend wears on, Kiwis aren't being given much of a reprieve from the decidedly average weather gracing most of the country.
Four men were injured when they fell from a Marlborough Sounds hotel deck whose railing collapsed.
A young mum says she is heartbroken after searches for her partner, missing fisherman Kieran Lynch, were unsuccessful.
Police have released the name of the woman who was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Burnham Military Camp in Canterbury overnight.
A 21-year-old man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the chest and back at an Auckland house last night.
Today looks to be the pick of the weather for gardening and holidaymaking this Labour Day weekend.
A 10-year-old boy has been seriously injured, and three other people moderately, in a two-car crash just outside of Geraldine.
Kiwis will be asked to vote on whether the law surrounding the personal use of cannabis should be changed.
It’s a sausage judges say some “won’t touch with a bargepole”, but a black pudding snarler has won out as New Zealand’s tastiest.
A Labour-led Prime Minister in waiting Jacinda Ardern vows to lead a country we can all be proud of.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will be Prime Minister in a remarkable chapter in New Zealand's political history - but the price of that will be wrestling a government that includes NZ First and the Greens.
A Ruatapu home was razed by fire yesterday, the latest in a string of blazes that have gutted properties in Greymouth and Westland in the past 10 days.
Police are warning drivers to be patient and say a lower speed threshold will be in place over the holiday weekend.