A retired truck driver from south Auckland has claimed a $10.7 million prize in last Saturday's Lotto.
A snorkeller's catch bag and glove have washed up on the shore of Cable Bay, sparking a search by police and emergency services.
The teenage girl who drowned while paddle boarding in Whangamata has been named by police.
There is a high chance a tropical cyclone could hit the country sometime over the next few months, a report released by the national climate centre said today.
Three fishermen huddled together in the water for eight hours last night after their boat overturned near the Firth of Thames.
Is there a pirate ship hidden beneath the waves in Otago Harbour? Reporter Chris Morris goes in search of a buried treasure.
Melbourne is facing more severe thunderstorms as people in the city's outer east begin the clean-up from wild weather.
A 26-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a crash on a beach on the Kapiti Coast.
The tourists forced to leap to safety from a skydiving plane yesterday bear no hard feelings against the company, its director said today.
A 65-year-old woman was left injured on the side of a road after a hit and run incident in Waikato yesterday.
Manawatu Police are seeking information about a vehicle linked to the gunshot killing of Pahiatua man James Poto Whatuira, 49 in Woodville on Sunday.
The Government's much-publicised increase in hip, knee and other elective operations has been questioned in light of data which appeared to show the proportion of people missing out on treatment was growing.
New Zealand has taken its seat at the heart of international decision-making for the next two years.
A stolen car was driven 25km on wheel rims along a rural Northland road after being running over road spikes during a police pursuit.
New Zealand is being urged by Thailand to revoke the passport of a Thai fugitive who has fled to this country.
A member of the Bandidos outlaw motorcycle gang is due to appear in court following an alleged aggravated break-in near Lake Macquarie on the NSW Central Coast.
A cool change has helped firefighters get dangerous bushfires threatening Victorian towns under control.
Leroy Ferguson (13) removes flounder from a drag net after catching them at Taieri Mouth with friends.
A house has been extensively damaged in a suspicious fire on the West Coast early today.
A fighter of the Islamic State militant group praised the attack on a French satirical magazine that killed at least 12 people, telling Reuters the raid was revenge for insults against Islam.