A 7-year-old boy remains in a critical condition at Starship Hospital after nearly drowning at Palm Springs Thermal Pool in Parakai, north of Auckland.
A Dunedin driver is lucky to be alive after a crash near Outram yesterday, which a senior policeman said "should have been a fatal''.
Tennis fans were privy to a bit of on-court romance at the ASB Classic in Auckland this afternoon when one fan proposed to his partner of 15 years at the end of the first semi-final.
Ten people have been injured after a collision involving two cars and a truck near Taupo.
The New Zealand Government today condemned the actions of the terrorists, deploring the loss of innocent lives.
A seven-year-old boy remains in Dunedin Hospital after receiving head injuries when he fell from a motorcycle on a rural property near Waikouaiti.
More than 160 Canterbury residents are still without power this afternoon after strong gales battered the region.
The South could cop a battering from the weather today as heavy rain and gale-force winds make their way up the country.
The journey from Auckland to Otorohanga after his 19-year-old son's tragic death was the "longest, most painful, heart-wrenching" drive of his life, the father of Waikato crash victim, Logan Wright, says.
Three ticket holders with a claim on a record $US1.6 billion ($NZ2.47 billion) Powerball jackpot were laying low, their identities officially still a mystery even as lottery officials revealed the retailers in California, Florida and Tennessee that sold them the lucky tickets.
A judge has declined media applications to photograph an award-winning Kiwi entertainer accused of sex offences against four women.
An Argentinian traveller will have to rethink her act after weevils were found inside her juggling balls at Auckland Airport.
Andrew Kirton has been selected as the Labour Party's new general secretary.
Sixteen people have died so far this year on New Zealand roads - one for each day of 2016 so far.
Alcohol company Lion has accused academics of cherry-picking information for a critique of Lion-funded research that had denied a direct link between alcohol and violence.
Three unremarkable towns in California, Florida and Tennessee achieved overnight celebrity status as the places where a trio of winning Powerball jackpot tickets were sold, even as the identities of those who will share the record $US1.6 billion prize remained a mystery.
The St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool reopened this morning, returning to normal operating hours.
British actor Alan Rickman, whose roles ranged from Hollywood villains to Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films, has died after a battle with cancer aged 69.
A lift technician has been found dead at the bottom of a lift shaft in Wellington.
Three men have been found guilty over the largest burglary in English legal history, a daring multimillion-pound raid on a safe-deposit business in London's jewellery district led by pensioners who had spent a life in crime.