The dice are loaded for a warm and dry Christmas and New Year’s for most of the country, though holidaymakers are advised to keep an eye on the forecast.
A public health academic says the way international experts are being so vocal about NZ's rowback on smokefree legislation is "very embarrassing" and has tarnished our reputation.
A furious couple has been paid $500 after a holiday park gave their waterfront spot to another family.
A pedestrian has died after being struck by a bus at Albany Bus Station on the North Shore this afternoon.
A disabled Kiwi resident is battling to get out of the heavily bombarded Gaza Strip in a situation labelled “bureaucratic cruelty” by a New Zealand MP.
Tauranga police have arrested a person who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and bank cards while her husband was being resuscitated on the side of the road.
A senior sergeant who responded to Linwood Islamic Centre during the Christchurch terror attack said lives could have been saved if the police Eagle helicopter was available, an inquest has heard.
The leaked paper, from Treasury, said the Government has quietly suspended Regulatory Impact Analyses for some proposals in its 100-day plan, meaning they will not go through the proper process before becoming law.
Grant Robertson has accused the Finance Minister of playing cheap politics over the escalating cost of portside infrastructure needed for KiwiRail’s new Cook Strait mega ferries.
Seven people have been injured in a crash which has closed State Highway 1 in Kekerengu, north of Kaikōura.
Police now believe a person found dead on a road in rural Albany may have been the victim of a hit-and-run.
An 18-year-old learner driver had been ordered to take his non-operational car home two hours before he crashed in Rangiora while fleeing police, killing one of his passengers.
A senior Labour MP stepped outside his party's position in referring to Israel's actions in Gaza as genocide.
The new tertiary education minister says Te Pūkenga will be replaced with eight to 10 individual institutions, and hopes legislation will be in place within eight months.