A man whose body was found floating in Wellington Harbour yesterday morning has been named by police.
The annual AA Insurance list of most frequently stolen cars has been revealed, with the Honda Torneo sitting in the number one spot.
Police are warning Dunedin residents to be vigilant after two vehicles were taken and properties broken into.
Police are still hunting for the killer of a man whose throat was slashed during a fight in a hotel room at Melbourne's Crown Casino complex.
The man who raped and murdered Blessie Gotingco has lost a bid for permanent name suppression.
The partner of Sophie Langston vowed at her funeral to look after her twin sister for the rest of his life.
Police are trying to round up seven deer which are on the loose in Mosgiel.
Five Dunedin posties have taken voluntary redundancy in the mail delivery service scale down, New Zealand Post has confirmed.
The name of a motorist who died after a crash between her car and a truck and trailer unit in the Waikato has been named by police.
Former Hanover owner Eric Watson wasn't required to contribute any money to an $18 million settlement with the Financial Markets Authority that will see up to 5500 investors get a payout.
The Government has outlined changes it wants to make to insurance cover after natural disasters, including a doubling of the cap on building cover to $200,000.
Prime Minister John Key says the likely 'No' vote in the Greek referendum on crippling austerity measures should not affect New Zealand.
Police have rescued a man from a yacht on the Waitemata Harbour, where he was having a medical emergency.
In the extremely unlikely event the Highlanders didn't understand how much love was out there for the boys in blue, gold and maroon - and occasionally green - the answer was clear at Dunedin airport yesterday.
Funeral preparations are under way for Ashburton mother Cindy George and her three children with the Cook Islands community rallying around to help their grieving family.
A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Waldronville.
A fundraising evening at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night featuring former All Black captain David Kirk attracted a sellout crowd of 200.
Invercargill police are urging members of the public to come forward with information about the assault of a female student.
Jerry Collins' baby daughter Ayla is finally well enough to leave the hospital in France where she has been fighting for life since her parents were killed in a car crash last month.
Dunedin author Philip Temple has taken a residency at Henderson House in Alexandra, after accepting what Henderson Arts Trust board member Grahame Sydney said was a ''gold medal'' for those in the arts.