The Defence Force is warning that keeping its ageing Hercules transports and Orion surveillance planes in the air is a continuing financial burden.
New Zealanders, be prepared to dust off the brollies this week as two fronts prepare to pummel most parts of the nation with rain and strong winds.
Former Married At First Sight NZ star Haydn Daniels says someone will die if reality TV producers in New Zealand don't change their practices.
Children's Minister Tracey Martin has announced $150 million will be spent on a new service to help young people transition from state care to adulthood.
The number of police pursuits in Canterbury has almost doubled in the past five years. Sophie Cornish talks to road policing manager Senior Sergeant Ash Tabb to find out why.
Inland Revenue has dished out more than $80 million in its first week of issuing automatic tax refunds.
Two people died in a spate of serious crashes around the country last night taking this year's already high road toll to 158.
Public transport could soon be cheaper for 900,000 low income families, the Government has announced.
A man has been arrested after an early morning thieving and car-ramming rampage in Mid Canterbury, which ended with two stolen cars set on fire.
A young man has admitted a prolonged and vicious "racially motivated" road rage attack on a family in which he rammed their car off the road, sending two children flying through the air.
Air travellers are advised to check flying conditions over the next few days before setting out for airports.
New Zealand spends $20 million each year anaesthetising children so they can undergo tooth removals as a consequence of the consumption of sugary drinks.
A British grandmother bidding to become the oldest person to sail around the world alone, without stopping and without help, is back on track after surviving near-disaster off Stewart Island.
Police are involved in the historical allegation of assault that has led to a parliamentary staffer being stood down, National Party deputy leader Paula Bennett says.
Sitting down for morning tea with a cuppa in his hands, the latest Lotto winner was having a normal conversation with his workmates when he decided to check his ticket online.
A Dunedin mother whose son took his own life is petitioning the Government for financial aid for bereaved families who face thousands of dollars in legal bills over bureaucratic processes.
Destiny Church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki has promised "politics with teeth" which he believes is lacking from both Labour and National.
The mass shooting in Christchurch mosques today is a stark reminder that geographical distance is no protection, Professor Robert Patman says.