Forsyth Barr Stadium officials are looking to solve the venue's sound problems after confirming ticket sales for major concerts are being restricted as a short-term fix.
A Florida sheriff has called for calm after a 28-year-old unarmed black man in a stolen car was shot and critically wounded by a white officer, after witness reports that the man had his hands up and amid racially charged protests nationwide about police violence.
Police are hunting for a naked man who approached a school student, allegedly performed an indecent act, then ran away.
A soldier has been found not guilty of a charge of negligence over the death of Private Michael Ross.
The Speaker, David Carter. Photo by NZ Herald Parliament's Speaker David Carter today announced the traditional prayer he uses to open daily sittings of Parliament will remain as is, with its Christian references.
Charges are yet to be decided for a man at the centre of a 19-hour armed stand-off with police at a house in Auckland's Eastern Beach.
Greater openness by our spy agencies has been driven by a need to bolster public trust in their secret activities, says one of the country's most senior civil servants from the heart of the intelligence community.
Nearly every cancer patient will have to receive treatment within 62 days under an ambitious three-year plan outlined by the Government today.
An invasive giant hermaphrodite snail had its bid for a new life in New Zealand thwarted at the border.
People in Queensland's southeast corner are being warned to expect more severe thunderstorms.
Craft brewer Yeastie Boys is hoping to raise around half a million dollars through equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe to help fund further expansion into Britain.
A soldier has pleaded not guilty to two charges following the death of another soldier during a training exercise in 2012.
''Another week and she'll be all gone,'' says Doug Hall of the central Dunedin yard at the centre of a long-running legal tussle between him and the city council.
Convicted murderer Phillip John Smith intends to defend the charges related to his alleged escape overseas.
Flames destroyed a massive seven-storey apartment building under construction next to a fire station in downtown Los Angeles and spread to a nearby high-rise, forcing the shutdown of a major freeway through the morning rush-hour.
An executive jet has crashed into a Maryland neighbourhood, killing three people aboard the plane and three more on the ground, a fire official said.
A 55-year-old man was taken to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after being crushed by the bus he was working under.
Police have arrested a man who was holed up at a property in east Auckland this morning, peacefully ending a 13-hour stand-off.
A health watchdog has revealed up to three women had a long-term contraceptive device planted in their uterus without their consent.
A commuter train in Wellington hit a pole and brought power lines down, causing significant delays for people heading into the city this morning.