Public health staff will start meeting flights from China tomorrow to look for signs of coronavirus among arriving passengers.
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the North Island coast last night has broken a GeoNet record for the most "felt reports" the agency has received.
The Ministry of Education is investigating costs relating to uniforms to identify whether they could be reduced.
A woman who lost her son in the Pike River Mine disaster says enough money has been poured into the re-entry effort.
Much of the country is set to bake in sweltering temperatures this weekend, but the heat comes with a number of warnings.
The Prime Minister has sought to defend her government's record on Māori issues, rebutting criticism from Māori leaders at the annual Rātana celebrations.
An upset Christchurch mother has resorted to permanently attaching treasures to her children’s graves after several items were stolen - including three sacred pounamu pieces.
The father a young boy with a rare mutation of cystic fibrosis is relieved and excited that Pharmac looks set to finally fund a drug that could mean his son lives decades longer than predicted.
Despite everything he has been through, White Island survivor Rick Reed gives a thumbs up just over a month after the deadly explosion happened.
New Zealand has regained its spot as the world's least corrupt country in a major annual study, but Justice Minister Andrew Little admits there's still work to be done and a more powerful corruption agency may be needed.
Picton's port is being evacuated as emergency services respond to a volatile gas leak from a rail wagon tank unit in the nearby railyard.
The two people whose bodies have not yet been recovered after the eruption at Whakaari/White Island have been confirmed dead by the Chief Coroner.
An entertainment industry veteran has been found guilty of indecent assault after a high-profile trial in Auckland.
Female academics at universities throughout New Zealand will be paid $400,000 less than their male counterparts throughout their career, new research reveals.
Health authorities have ruled out coronavirus after an unwell child was rushed to Christchurch Hospital on Wednesday.
A 9-year-old girl playing at an Auckland beach has been attacked by a dog which latched on to the child's ear, drawing blood.
The teenage tour guide who almost died in the Whakaari/White Island eruption has written a heart-felt message from his hospital bed, thanking the nation for their "kindness".
Motorists are still confused about "ambiguous" drink-drive laws, with many believing they are fine to get behind the wheel after three drinks.