A man has faced court accused of historical sex crimes at the secretive Gloriavale Christian Community.
Poor nutrition is contributing to the increasing numbers of people suffering mental illness, a large psychiatry conference has been told.
A prisoner has escaped from Whangarei Courthouse after he crawled into the ceiling space, before getting out through an adjacent room and fleeing.
A man who died outside Parliament on Thursday last week has been named.
A woman hit by a car on Tamaki Drive while walking her dogs is in a critical condition in Auckland Hospital.
Natural evolution could be making New Zealand's iconic bird blind as its natural habitat and way of life renders sight unnecessary for survival.
A chief fire officer is seeking to limit call-outs to help the morbidly obese because they are injuring firefighters and diverting them from ‘‘real emergencies’’.
Wild weather that caused havoc in southern and central New Zealand yesterday is working its way up the country with the promise of gales and possible thunderstorms.
National, Labour, the Greens and New Zealand First are spending this week preparing for what could be gruelling coalition negotiations following Saturday's election.
A handheld gadget used to scan for diseases in the sci-fi series Star Trek could soon become reality, with a new Kiwi study targeting our high rates of skin cancer.
The man who's often been referred to by some as the most powerful non-elected politician in the country is quitting.
An Auckland family has fallen victim to a vicious political attack after their house was vandalised with election hate speech.
A mum and her two young children have been rescued from an upturned boat on the Hokianga Harbour in Northland.
Police swarmed the Head Hunters Motorcycle Club clubrooms in Ellerslie this morning after restraining a senior gang member's property worth $6 million.
Wild weather is beginning to wreak havoc in central and southern NZ with powerful winds and lightning storms pounding the country this morning.
A woman is being taken to Christchurch hospital with serious injuries after a tree fell on her car this morning.
Police are investigating a fatal crash between a car and a bicycle in the Wairarapa yesterday.
Fierce thunderstorms are marching up the South Island unleashing a staggering 10,000 lightning strikes in just two hours.
An Auckland man involved in a $33 million mortgage fraud has been released on parole after spending just over a year in jail.
Rates of debilitating inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease among South Island children are up to three times higher than their North Island counterparts, the first New Zealand...