Police have arrested a 46-year-old woman after headstones were damaged at a cemetery in Raupunga, in the North Island.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today joined the elite ranks of Tupac Shakur and Roy Orbison by appearing as a hologram at a public event.
The Government has abandoned plans for a mega-prison in the Waikato, but has not yet revealed its back-up plan.
Six people died on the roads at the weekend, bringing this year's road toll to 154, 13 more than at the corresponding time last year.
Hospitals are delaying cutting premature babies' umbilical cords by a minute after a study found it improved their chance of survival by 30 per cent.
There is a dusting of snow on the hills around Dunedin this morning as the South bears the brunt of a wintry storm that is battering the country.
The government still expects to deliver the entire $38million boost in funding for public broadcasting promised by Labour prior to the election, says the Broadcasting Minister.
A strong wind warning is in effect in the South as forceful gusts resulted in downed power lines and a cancelled Christchurch flight.
Rape victims who fear cases not taken seriously encouraged to return to police
Medical students say the government has "left them in the dark" by breaking its promise to lift the eight-year borrowing limit on their student loans in this year's Budget.
Auckland Council and the Government are discussing plans for a new national stadium in downtown Auckland costing between $1.1 billion and $1.5b.
A teenager who died in a stolen car that crashed in Wellington after it fled from police was squeezed into the car's boot.
Employees at government agency Housing New Zealand say concerns they raised when a colleague died in a suspected suicide after reporting workplace bullying have been brushed off.
A person is dead and three more were injured in a crash in Ashburton overnight.
Midwives across the country say they are "devastated" with yesterday's Budget announcement and are calling it quits.
Three pupils from an Auckland school posted footage of themselves on Facebook smoking cannabis from soft drink cans inside the school grounds.
One person is seriously injured after being buried in gravel on an industrial property in east Auckland today.
Recidivist rapist and serial predator Colin Jack Mitchell has been sent to prison indefinitely for two brutal and sexually motivated attacks on women in Auckland 25 years apart.
A man has required medical help after fleeing police and hiding in a creek this morning.
A Government's first budget sets its tone and path. The title is "Foundations for the Future" and Jacinda Ardern has billed it as "transformative". Grand words. Does the Budget live up to them?