A cruise ship performer in quarantine in Auckland says she has no idea why people would want to escape from what is essentially "a nice little holiday".
The Ministry of Health has revealed one new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation - a woman in her 20s staying in Christchurch.
The Green Party wants an immediate ban on new industrial coal boilers, as part of its plan to transition away from fossil-fuels.
Two bodies have been recovered from a car that plunged into a lake near Rotorua yesterday, according to an eyewitness.
Grey Power is enraged by what it says is the stupid and dangerous behaviour of people fleeing managed isolation facilities, and says they need the book thrown at them.
Serial sexual abusers of children in faith-based institutions have been identified by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care and referred to police.
There is one new Covid case in NZ today, as news emerges of yet another escape from a managed isolation facility.
A legal academic says the Ministry of Health appears unsure if a "blanket ban" on compassionate exemptions from managed isolation is legal.
The Government is not ruling out the use of electronic bracelets for those in managed isolation after a third person allegedly escaped in the space of six days.
It was double-blanket weather in most of New Zealand this morning with many centres waking up to sub-zero temperatures.
National’s crisis over the leak of Covid-19 patient details deepened yesterday when senior frontbench MP Michael Woodhouse admitted he was involved.
A Queenstown woman says she warned the man who fled a Hamilton isolation hotel to visit a liquor store not to do it.
Queenstown Lakes hotels and motels took a massive revenue hit during the first weekend of the school holidays.
Hamish Walker’s privacy leak debacle dominated the news this week, but it’s not the first time a southern MP has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Daisy Hudson reports.
A man has been arrested at an Auckland Covid-19 isolation hotel after allegedly becoming abusive at staff.
Overseas-based victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings will get special border passes to fly into New Zealand - along with financial help - to witness the gunman's sentencing next month.
A 68-year-old man who arrived from Hong Kong to lead one of New Zealand's largest and most sophisticated drug import operations hiding meth in umbrella stands has been jailed.
A Queenstown man who allegedly escaped from hotel quarantine in Hamilton has been has been sent to Spring Hill prison.
The man who escaped a Hamilton hotel last night evaded the police guard and climbed down a fire escape, Health Minister Chris Hipkins says.