The mother of teenage siblings killed in a crash after they fled police in Christchurch has performed a burnout in their honour.
A fishing boat that could contain more than 100 Indian migrants may be heading to New Zealand, Indian police say.
The man who spent 10 hours on top of pipes at the entrance of Wellington's Terrace Tunnel has appeared in court.
National deputy leader Paula Bennett will become spokeswoman for drug reform ahead of the referendum on personal use to be held at the 2020 election.
A nationwide suicide prevention group will be laying a complaint against the Canterbury District Health Board after a woman attempted suicide twice in two hours.
Tauranga is ranked the eighth most expensive housing market in the world when measured against income, heading off cities like London and San Francisco, according to a global study out today.
The east coast of New Zealand is likely to have the best view of a supermoon rising over the country tonight.
Bodies have been found at two North Island waterfalls today after two swimmers went missing in separate incidents yesterday.
Heatwaves can kill, there will be more of them, and district health boards, councils and businesses need to develop health plans to manage their effects, the Ministry of Health says.
Emergency services are currently searching for two missing people near separate Auckland swimming holes.
Two people have been critically injured, another moderately, following a crash between a car and motorcycle in the Marlborough District that has closed a section of highway.
Teens aged 14 and 15 in an alleged stolen car were stopped by road spikes overnight and then attempted to flee on foot.
The owner of an Oamaru sports and outdoors shop says he knows the identity of the mysterious angler who says he caught a record-breaking 24.9kg brown trout and believes him "100%".
A scooter rider has been rushed to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition after an accident in Epsom tonight.