A long-awaited helping hand for shop owners hit hard by ram raids is expected to be announced this morning.
Covid-19 hospitalisations remained steady in the South yesterday, the 32 people with the disease in hospital being one higher than on Tuesday.
People in Canterbury are secretly putting surveillance cameras on their properties to try and help police catch boy racers.
As Covid-19 cases start to rise again, a computational biologist wants to see mask restrictions tighten, and have masks mandated in schools.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in New York started on a sombre note today after news of the tragic shooting at a school in Texas broke.
Scott Watson can challenge crucial eyewitness evidence that placed him with Ben Smart and Olivia Hope in the Marlborough Sounds on the night he's alleged to have murdered them.
There are 8150 new community cases of Covid-19 to report today including 617 in the South. Meanwhile a new Omicron subvariant has been found in the community.
A nurse at a rural aged care home stayed at work for three days straight because they were so short-staffed. She also worked 32 hours on site with just three hours of sleep.
Christchurch stargazer Nick Faulkner's photo of the Milky Way galaxy has earned him global recognition.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has begun a bid to boost exports and lure more tourists, with a packed schedule in the US as NZ looks to fully reopen its border after two years of Covid restrictions.
A "shocking" spate of gang-related shootings in Auckland is putting innocent people at risk, mayor Phil Goff says.
A digger operated by remote control has started to clear out debris and retrieve heritage items from the quake-hit Christ Church Cathedral.
What started out as a joke has become a safe space for residents of a Christchurch suburb to talk about their feelings and meet their neighbours.
The dispute between allied health workers and district health boards (DHBs) has taken a major step towards being resolved.
An investigation will begin this week into the death of New Zealander Joseph Day, whose body was recovered from Avon Gorge in the United Kingdom earlier this month.
Almost 300 Tranz Alpine Scooter Safari riders crossed the Southern Alps at the weekend to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Cancer Society.
Coke fans still reeling from the news that Coca-Cola is changing its bottles are in for an even bigger shift - with two popular Coke products set to disappear from shelves.
When Dexter Barham's friends told him he was drifting in and out of his lane with his headlights on high-beam he told them he was tired but okay to keep driving.