Two lucky Lotto tickets are worth more than $19 million each after the bumper $38 million Powerball jackpot was struck tonight.
A top police officer has described one gang as "the devil" as Australian groups infiltrate New Zealand shores.
An Auckland van owner who was injured while trying to stop two people from breaking into his van - one of whom later died in hospital - was acting in self-defence, police say.
A woman has serious injuries after an assault in Christchurch today, while another person involved in the incident is on the run.
Auckland trains were cancelled for several hours today after a car fleeing police was driven on to the platform at Middlemore station.
The notorious Springfield Store & Cafe - dubbed the rudest cafe in New Zealand by some customers - has been sold by the controversial owners to local investors.
The two police officers who arrested the accused Christchurch mosque gunman in March have been honoured at a ceremony in Wellington today.
Only 12 Powerball-winning tickets have been sold in New Zealand this year, the majority of them being snatched up by males.
A man charged with murder after a shooting in Foxton has been remanded in custody following a court appearance.
Popular US talk show host Stephen Colbert has posted a snap reliving his best Hobbit life while on his very own adventure in New Zealand.
The tourism industry is calling for vigilance after discovering visitors are being scammed by fake visa processing websites.
Problems with vape flavourings are ''a tragedy waiting to happen'', asthma researcher Prof Julian Crane warns.
Hundreds of people have attended an emotional memorial service in Invercargill to pay tribute and farewell cancer care advocate Blair Vining.
The victim of a shooting in the Manawatu town of Foxton yesterday has died, and the man arrested earlier today has been charged with murder.
Defeated Wellington mayor Justin Lester is playing it cool over the Prime Minister wrongly claiming he wasn't a Labour candidate, but one of his former colleagues says it's deeply embarrassing.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is defending the decision to grant residency to a recidivist drunk driver who is in danger of being tortured if deported.
Recreational divers, snorkellers and lobster potters are to be used in a survey on crayfish numbers along a big stretch of New Zealand coastline.