New Government rules will require every rental home in New Zealand to have a heater in the living room and an extractor fan in the kitchen and bathroom.
Auckland councillors bombarded by emails in support of the e-scooter company Lime say it's a tactic other lobbyists have tried, such as in the 1080 debate.
A high-profile couple locked in a divorce battle are at war over the mystery of a $189,000 diamond secretly replaced with a $1000 cubic zirconia.
A capital gains tax would lead to lower house prices as property investors flee the market to avoid getting stung with the new tax, New Zealand's biggest real estate lobby group says.
Shots are thought to have been fired at a police car during a pursuit early this morning, police say.
Never has an Australian prime minister looked more at home in New Zealand than Scott Morrison on his flying visit to Auckland.
Aristotle claimed nature abhorred a vacuum. But in politics, it's the reverse. A vacuum is terrific, as the absence of information allows a politician free rein to fill the void themselves, writes Mike Houlahan.
National has laid out what its “bluegreen” policy would look like if it was elected as government, and it includes plans for the creation of a new national park in the Catlins.
'Pit stops' will be held to try to to educate the "lycra louts" who have led to a school cancelling its walking bus.
A Whangarei flat is on fire with smoke billowing 15 metres high - and residents are being warned to lock themselves inside their homes because "someone's running around with a knife".
On the eighth anniversary of the 2011 quake teenager Ashley Cullen, describes how mental illness tore through her childhood.
An Auckland rugby coach found guilty of 95 charges of sexually abusing young boys has been sentenced to 22 years' jail.
Christchurch will pause at 12.51pm today to remember the devastating earthquake which struck exactly eight years ago and claimed 185 lives.