People are urged to grass on any illegal cannabis-growing operations they uncover in Otago and Southland.
What Tony Glassford should have told his fishing buddies was that he caught a 4m marlin which got away after it broke his rod and his boat.
A 100kg toddler threw a tantrum after the non-paying swimmer was locked out of the St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool in Dunedin on Saturday.
Jake Cropley has no Celtic ancestry, but that is not stopping the 18-year-old from helping New Zealand forge stronger cultural links with Scotland.
An "immediate and large-scale response" has been credited with bringing a large grass fire in Marlborough under control.
Deep burnout ''trenches'' are among the scars on new Fairfield landscaping.
New ''no-parking'' signs beside the approach to Dunedin International Airport are part of a landscaping project rather than a move to collect more parking revenue, the airport's future chief says.
The freezing blue lips of a homeless man prompted the start of a journey for a Green Island man recognised in the 2015 New Year New Zealand Honours.
Dozens of people marched through Whakatane today to protest against police's decision not to charge a cop who shot a dog with an arrow after it wandered on to his property.
A woman has been taken to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition after she was hit by a car on State Highway 29 this afternoon.
A three-car smash on Auckland's Harbour bridge has left a lane blocked, and traffic building up.
Searchers looking for a missing swimmer at a west Auckland beach have found a body this morning.
Scientists hope a proposal to drill the seabed off New Zealand's east coast will unlock the secrets behind earthquakes, such as one which wreaked havoc in Japan six years ago.
A truck driver who crashed through a barrier in a dramatic Auckland motorway smash yesterday morning says the crash is "a blur" and all he remembers is seeing a paramedic open his cab door.
A house fire whicht took the lives of an elderly couple living in their son's home at Tolaga Bay on the East Coast north of Gisborne was caused by a pot left on a gas stove.
A 300m long monster is coming to Dunedin.
Tony de Malmanche, 52, was on his first trip out of New Zealand when he was arrested in Indonesia last month for allegedly trying to smuggle 1.7kg of methamphetamine into the country.
A Palmerston North man charged with sexual assault yesterday has had further charges laid against him.
Two breakout acts with number one singles around the globe and Australian synth-pop duo Empire of the Sun are the leading acts in this year's Orientation Week.
Auckland housing affordability has worsened and it remains one of the 10 least affordable big cities in the world.