NZ First has joined the fray of leadership elections, although the only vote in its caucus will be for deputy leader.
A jury has found Olympian Arthur Parkin guilty of two of five charges of indecent assault at the District Court in Auckland today.
A woman was reportedly swept away in her car in Riwaka as flooding left people stranded on the roof of their house.
Clare Curran is lucky Jacinda Ardern has a sense of humour. The Dunedin South Labour MP managed to get the spelling of her new boss's name wrong on a plaque the prime minister unveiled in Dunedin on Monday.
A Dunedin man who was sexually abused by a Catholic brother when he was six says a 33-year jail sentence for the paedophile is not long enough.
Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter over a segment on CBS's '60 Minutes' program and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is selling her prestigious collection of artwork.
Convicted rapist and murderer Liam Reid has failed in a bid to stop a television production company screening a documentary-style show about his crimes.
An eye-watering $10.1 million was lost by vulnerable Kiwis to online scams and fraud last year.
A new initiative rolling out through Invercargill is making it easier for cafe customers to make healthy food choices.
The last ewe fair of summer was held last week in Sheffield.
Airbnb and the Queenstown Lakes District Council are engaged in a game of public relations by video.
Both lanes of Queenstown's new $22 million-dollar Kawarau Falls Bridge connecting Kelvin Heights and Frankton are expected to open in May.
A man accused of setting fire to a South Dunedin house after murdering two people inside, has retained name suppression.
Inside Forsyth Barr Stadium last night four thousand tertiary students listened to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, while outside 30 protested again the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.
The eradication of the cow disease Mycoplasma Bovis is still a viable option according to Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.
Dunedin celebrated the Chinese New Year on Friday, with festivities including a parade winding its way through the central city.
The Pulse Energy Highlanders meet the Blues at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday in their first match of the 2018 Super Rugby competition.
Power has been restored after it was cut to to some customers around Dunedin this morning.