A Christchurch school has been forced to close after fire gutted classrooms.
Heatwaves, deluges, rising seas: climate change isn't a future scenario but one we're living in now.
A passenger on a Wairarapa train hit by a tree has said the driver was a "miracle worker" and deserves a medal.
The woman who has accused a former Labour staffer of sexually assaulting her is rubbishing claims that she didn't tell the chair of Labour's investigating panel about the allegation.
The New Zealand man charged with murdering Australian surfer Sean McKinnon will receive a trial date this week.
Māori and Pasifika teenagers are more likely to suffer ethnicity-related discrimination from their school teachers, an Education Ministry report indicates.
Maintaining bipartisan support for further changes in New Zealand's gun control law is crucial, Prof Kevin Clements says.
New Zealand needs to adopt a "carrot and stick'' approach to speed up use of electric vehicles (EV), says EV advocacy group Drive Electric.
Britain's Trade Minister Liz Truss said on Monday that striking a trade deal with New Zealand, one of its smallest trading partners, would be a priority, as her government desperately looks to line...
A woman was forced to have an emergency caesarean after a doctor missed abnormalities in a scan 16 weeks before the birth of her child.
A New Zealand faith healer has been charged in relation to the deaths of five people in the Fijian highlands, local police say.
A Wellington man stole more than $60,000 from petrol stations he supervised to fund his gambling addiction.
Senior managers in the police are failing to properly declare conflicts of interest when dealing with complaints of bullying and harassment, according to more than 50 victims and witnesses.
Snow warnings have been lifted for alpine passes in the South Island, but snow is forecast to affect the Milford Road from Monday.
The discovery of a link between scabies and rheumatic fever could help reduce ethnic inequalities in health, says an Auckland public health academic.
The clown hired as a support person for a Kiwi adman's redundancy meeting says the job was good value compared to children's parties, and he was careful not to be "offensive" while making balloon animals.