A range of teething and colic powders for babies found to carry a risk of choking on tiny pieces of plastic have been recalled.
A Rolleston woman got herself a sweet Easter treat this morning, only to find a less than savoury surprise inside.
A travelling troupe of Irish dancers has had all its costumes stolen in an overnight theft in Christchurch - and is offering a reward for their return.
An Indian restaurant business has been found to owe seven former employees more than $41,000 in unpaid wages.
A 2-year-old boy has died in what police are calling a possible drowning at Whakatāne, in the North island.
Police have launched a homicide investigation after the fatal shooting of a man in the south Auckland suburb of Clover Park last night.
The Christchurch terror attacks sparked an unmatched surge in white supremacist activity online, according to a US-based intelligence firm.
Health bosses planned to limit showers and meals for the disabled, create long wait lists for specialist care, and refuse help for autistic children as part of a desperate cost-saving bid.
Police have breached the privacy of a missing teenager by posting personal information about her on Facebook.
The Prince of Wales has honoured those who died in the Christchurch mosque shootings - and one survivor in particular - in his Easter message this year.
"I'll talk to you tonight." Those were the last words Steffi August heard from her beloved husband, Fred, uttered less than an hour before a crash took his life.
Some of the southern region's smaller glaciers have disappeared, following two of the hottest summers on record.
Dunedin, with its collection of rental properties snapped up annually by students, has long been favoured by investors.
A group of Christchurch car racers, who earned 177 traffic violation notices in one weekend, are cooperating with police before another event starting tonight.
The National Party is accepting advice that the Pike River re-entry can now be done safely, taking politics off the table on an issue that has been a bitter political battleground.
American magazine Fortune has named New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the world's second greatest leader.
A witness has described how "heroes" wrestled a loaded shotgun from a man with his finger on the trigger and how a shot was fired, narrowly missing them and other patrons at a tavern.
The family of Gevnesh Prasad were told not to wait for him and to eat their dinner, setting some aside for when he got home. Sadly, the young pilot never arrived.