A 33-year-old has been charged after an axe attack on another man outside the Z service station in Greymouth this morning.
Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule has been selected to stand for the National Party.
Two people are in a critical condition after a bus and a car collided, sending the bus careering down a bank near Akaroa, on Banks Peninsula, this evening.
Police and the Armed Offenders Squad swarmed a Canterbury property today, only to find no-one there.
A father has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after killing his 2-year-old daughter in a moment of ``true horror'' at their Hawera home.
The transgender community responded to a Kiwi teenager who spoke out against her school allowing transgender student to use the girls' bathrooms.
A house fire which claimed the lives of a woman and her granddaughter was started when the child's mother left the stove on after using it to spot cannabis.
A date has been set for an inquest into the death of Auckland teenager Christie Marceau, almost six years after she was killed in her North Shore home.
"My Daddy. I'm 13." That message is written on one of three rocks that sit next to a flax weaving at the foot of the new Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.
The state of emergency in Christchurch's Port Hills has been extended for another week, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has confirmed.
Junior doctors' long-running battle over work hours appears to be coming to an end.
A Hastings beggar has been convicted of fraud after he claimed to be homeless when he was not.
Kiwi beer brand DB Export is recycling its used bottles to make a man-made sand - an effort the company hopes will help preserve our beaches.
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has written to medical and pharmaceutical groups to tell them to have an ``open mind'' about prescribing cannabis products for patients.
A Kiwi teenager has spoken out about her school's decision to allow a transgender student to use the girls' bathrooms, saying her rights were overlooked.
Finance Minister Steven Joyce has unveiled the first social bond pilot - to support getting people with moderate mental health problems back into the workforce - in a pitch to the...
A Warriors' team fishing trip turned into a dramatic rescue mission when the players rushed to the aid of a young man who went missing in the water off an Auckland beach.
Dan Carter has been dropped as a brand ambassador for Land Rover following his drink driving incident in France last week.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has called for an inquiry into the entire Kim Dotcom saga to give taxpayers answers about how the affair became a plague on government institutions.
More cordons will be lifted today on roads closed by the Port Hills wildfires.