A young father whose baby died in suspicious circumstances more than four months ago is furious that homicide detectives have still not told him how his son died.
The first anniversary of the murder of Dunedin siblings Bradley and Ellen Livingstone comes as the Government makes reducing family violence a priority.
The first use of New Zealand newborn baby bloodspot cards for research has now been approved. Elspeth McLean, who has been following developments surrounding the 46-year-old national card collection for several years, updates the story.
Reports of a helicopter crash at Ngunguru, Whangarei have turned out to be a training exercise.
A woman died and two people were seriously injured in an early morning crash that forced the closure of a main arterial route north of Auckland.
Boats illegally fishing for toothfish in the Southern Ocean continue to evade the New Zealand Navy.
Friends have paid tribute to a New Zealand man found dead on a mountain in northern England this week after being missing for four days.
Today marks the second anniversary of the mini-bus crash in Kenya that took the lives of three Bay people and a Kenyan.
Earthquakes twice rattled Masterton yesterday, almost a year after a major shake caused more than $8 million in damages in Eketahuna.
Charlie Hebdo's first edition since an attack by Islamist gunmen sold out within minutes, featuring a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on a cover that defenders praised as art but critics saw as a new provocation.
More than a third of Kiwis believe fizzy and other sugary drinks should be taxed, a Southern Cross Health Society survey indicates.
Police will continue to dig through a Melbourne dump as part of a homicide investigation.
Lawyers for an Australian man sentenced to seven years jail in Indonesia after police found his drug stash will appeal, arguing he deserves sympathy and rehabilitation.
A man wanted over the Sydney police chase which led to the death of a 17-month-old girl has been arrested.
A Sydney man will face court today after being charged with possessing an explosive device.
A 75-year-old woman could be arrested if she fails to turn up at court to answer a charge of murdering her husband, using two knives and an axe.
Buying school uniforms is a costly annual exercise which can force some parents beyond their financial limits and under the couch cushions looking for loose change.
Google has sought to block a lawsuit filed against it by Max Mosley in the High Court in London over access through its search engine to images of the former motor racing chief taking part in a sex party.
NASCAR champion Kurt Busch, testifying about a request for a protective order against him, said his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin sent on covert missions who once returned to their hotel room in a blood-splattered evening gown.
A 21-year-old Norwegian man was fined 10,000 crowns ($1,300) for fraud because he accepted a contract killing job without intending to carry it out, police told Reuters.