Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced more than $70 million for the arts sector, including an $18 million package to keep national museum Te Papa afloat.
An elderly woman who died at St Margaret's rest home in Auckland last week is New Zealand's 22nd Covid-19 death.
The Christchurch mosque gunman's sentencing has been delayed due to ongoing coronavirus travel and quarantine restrictions.
Unrestricted transtasman travel could be a reality by the time New Zealand reverts to its lowest Covid-19 alert setting, according to the task force charged with getting it off the ground.
The two trampers who went missing in bush northwest of Nelson say they spent nearly two weeks without food and their only saving grace was water they had found.
A teenager had to be rescued by Coastguard after trying to cross the notorious Cook Strait last night in a dingy.
A New Zealand website is advising people with symptoms of coronavirus to drink or inhale a bleach product sold by the Hauraki Plains-based "bishop" of a cult-like American organisation.
The call for New Zealanders to wear face masks in public is likely to gain momentum within days, with the World Health Organisation understood to be on the verge of doing a U-turn on mass masking.
A teenage driver has appeared in court accused of killing two sisters who were passengers in his car.
Mike Puru has revealed he is being axed as one of the hosts of Three's morning television show, The Cafe.
Air New Zealand is again under fire from a consumer watchdog which claims the airline's reluctance to issue refunds means it has locked away millions of dollars.
Bollards could be installed in central Christchurch in an anti-terrorism move following the March 15 mosque attacks.
Friends Jess O'Connor and Dion Reynolds have had their first warm night at home since being lost in rugged bush for 19 days.
A grieving family believe their elderly relative who was in a West Auckland rest home which became a Covid-19 cluster has died from the virus.
The Prime Minister is standing firm on the wait for the move to Alert Level 1 under Covid-19, and says she hopes the country can make the shift within four weeks.
Police executed nine search warrants in Christchurch today as part of an investigation into the supply of cannabis and money laundering.
The University of Auckland is considering moving domestic students out of halls of residence to make way for returning international students that need to be quarantined.