Serial sexual abusers of children in faith-based institutions have been identified by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care and referred to police.
There is one new Covid case in NZ today, as news emerges of yet another escape from a managed isolation facility.
A legal academic says the Ministry of Health appears unsure if a "blanket ban" on compassionate exemptions from managed isolation is legal.
The Government is not ruling out the use of electronic bracelets for those in managed isolation after a third person allegedly escaped in the space of six days.
It was double-blanket weather in most of New Zealand this morning with many centres waking up to sub-zero temperatures.
National’s crisis over the leak of Covid-19 patient details deepened yesterday when senior frontbench MP Michael Woodhouse admitted he was involved.
A Queenstown woman says she warned the man who fled a Hamilton isolation hotel to visit a liquor store not to do it.
Queenstown Lakes hotels and motels took a massive revenue hit during the first weekend of the school holidays.
Hamish Walker’s privacy leak debacle dominated the news this week, but it’s not the first time a southern MP has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Daisy Hudson reports.
A man has been arrested at an Auckland Covid-19 isolation hotel after allegedly becoming abusive at staff.
Overseas-based victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings will get special border passes to fly into New Zealand - along with financial help - to witness the gunman's sentencing next month.
A 68-year-old man who arrived from Hong Kong to lead one of New Zealand's largest and most sophisticated drug import operations hiding meth in umbrella stands has been jailed.
A Queenstown man who allegedly escaped from hotel quarantine in Hamilton has been has been sent to Spring Hill prison.
The man who escaped a Hamilton hotel last night evaded the police guard and climbed down a fire escape, Health Minister Chris Hipkins says.
The man who cut through a fence and absconded from the Hamilton hotel wandered into a nearby booze store and picked up a four-pack of European beer and red wine before leaving the shop.
New York Times best-selling author and leading forensic pathologist Dr Judy Melinek has moved her family to New Zealand as her home country continues to be ravaged by covid-19.
An intensive care doctor is outraged health officials are giving rescue helicopter trusts a daily list of Covid-19 patients, saying it's completely unnecessary.
Former NZ Prime Minister Helen Clark will lead a World Health Organization (WHO) panel scrutinising the global response to the Covid-19 pandemic alongside Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.