Seven University of Otago students will re-sit a microbiology examination paper elsewhere in the country this week, after their answer scripts were stolen from the university Clocktower building.
An adult stoat that had been feeding on native wildlife and perplexing staff at Orokonui Ecosanctuary has been killed, along with its offspring.
A man's body was pulled from a popular Tauranga lake this evening but the grim search continues for another missing swimmer.
A Kerikeri local has been identified by police as the man who died in a Northland road accident last Thursday.
A 30-year-old woman has been arrested after a stabbing incident in Opotiki on Sunday morning.
Scott Watson will most likely lodge a new application with the Governor-General for the royal prerogative of mercy, his lawyer says.
Don't put away your brollies just yet - there's wet weather making a beeline for the country this week.
Supermarket giant Countdown lost its challenge to a liquor ban after it served a drunk man alcohol in a Hamilton store.
A service will be held in Wellington tomorrow to commemorate those killed in terror attacks in Paris.
A person is dead after being hit by a train near Rolleston in Canterbury this morning.
Students could face a wait for their end-of-year grades as staff from the Auckland University of Technology go on strike this week.
The New Zealand justice system is "stacked against" sexual assault victims, say two sisters disappointed by a judge's decision not to quash name suppression for a man who sexually abused them 40 years ago.
Suspected terrorists behind one of the worst attacks on French soil since World War 2 have been rounded up by police.
Australians planning to travel to Paris are being urged to reconsider after more panic in the French capital overnight.
An off-duty teenage lifeguard who rescued three children from the surf at Wainui Beach averted a multiple tragedy, say police.
Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce said part of a new strategic economic partnership with Vietnam would include a arrangement for New Zealand to help develop the Vietnamese education system overall.
Hundreds of people who had gathered at Place de la Republique in central Paris dispersed suddenly in what police later said seemed to be a false alarm.
A rogue stoat that had been terrorising native wildlife and perplexing staff at Orokonui Ecosanctuary has been killed.
Tourist vehicles were targeted in thefts in Dunedin yesterday.
An elderly Australian tourist died on the footpath after stopping on his way to hospital in Christchurch this morning.