New Zealand's national threat level has been moved down from high, to medium, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
A man accused of causing the deaths of three road workers has pleaded guilty to three charges of careless driving causing death.
The Government will make an announcement on a capital gains tax later today, the New Zealand Herald understands.
The New Zealand Catholic Church has spoken out against controversial rugby star Israel Folau saying he has done a disservice to the church following his comments against homosexuals.
Police are appealing for information after a 56-year-old man was arrested in Timaru last week following an alleged indecent assault.
The estimated social cost of motor vehicle fatal and injury crashes in 2017 was $4.8 billion - an increase of $0.6 billion on the previous year.
A toy importer has been fined $20,000 on toy-safety related charges that included rubber ducks and squeezy animals.
The newborn baby who was found safe and well after police reported he was missing from a South Auckland hospital is now in Oranga Tamariki care.
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When you live in a quite and peaceful community like the Ben Ohau range near Twizel, away from airports, seeing planes flying low to the ground is not common occurrence.
The gap between National and Labour continues to grow, with the main governing party now eight percentage points higher in the polls than National.
The Red Cross says it is surprised by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's objection to kidnapped Kiwi nurse Louisa Akavi's name being released.
Police are concerned for wellbeing of a newborn baby, who needs urgent medical care, that is missing from hospital in South Auckland.
Two people have appeared in a Christchurch court over sharing footage of last month's attacks at mosques in the city.
Police are appealing for information after an aggravated robbery left a 60-year-old Timaru man with cuts and bruises.
Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki has taken aim at Kiwis who believe parts of the Bible contain hate speech, saying "this will be war".
A Canterbury high school student is disgusted by his teachers, claiming they told him to put an abandoned kitten back in a drain where it would likely have died.