A father charged with dangerous driving after his six-year-old son died in a crash now faces a new charge of manslaughter.
A Labour MP's brother who murdered a Whanganui woman by hitting her repeatedly in the face has been sentenced to a minimum of 14 years' prison.
An attack on four alpacas in North Canterbury has left local animal management staff perplexed over whether it was carried out by a dog or a person.
National Party leader Todd Muller says he's expressed his disappointment to his MP Hamish Walker for a press release slammed as racist.
A prolific Canterbury conman and sex offender has been refused parole because he is deemed too high risk - but will be freed in October when his prison sentence ends.
A patched gang member who took off from a New Zealand courthouse earlier this week is still at large - and it is not the first time he has escaped police custody.
A former Air New Zealand flight attendant has revealed she finished her job with the airline this week and is now working for a Countdown supermarket.
The Government has announced $126 million to redevelop four schools, including $33.5million to put towards Wanaka's Mount Aspiring College.
Three influential New Zealand figures are urging the government to consider reopening the borders, and abandon a strategy of totally eliminating the Covid-19 virus.
A man known as New Zealand's worst recidivist drink-driver has again appeared before the courts, this time for assaulting his former partner after drinking.
InterCity is the first company to get government money to help land and maritime transport firms hit by the drop in tourist numbers due to Covid-19.
The date for the sentencing of the Christchurch mosque gunman has been confirmed and it could last more than three days.
National MP for Clutha-Southland Hamish Walker has been slammed for penning a "racist" statement singling out quarantining Kiwis returning from India, Pakistan and Korea.
Senior Cabinet Minister Chris Hipkins was one of several people who told David Clark in recent days that his time as Health Minister may be up.
China has advised New Zealand to stay out of its business after Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters criticised its new security law.
The gap between the financial haves and have-nots in New Zealand is widening, according to a new survey.
A Christchurch family whose young son suffered horrific injuries in a dog attack in March are still traumatised, the boy's mother says.