It's a great day across most of the country for firing up the barbie or getting a tan on.
Michael Scott (left) and David Grove thought up the idea when they were hunting deer. Photo by NZ Herald A hunting safety system aimed at preventing hunters shooting their companions is expanding into the United States. Keen hunters Michael Scott and David Grove have developed a system where a sensor mounted on a rifle scope emits pulses of infrared light. When it senses compatible clothing it flashes and sounds a warning.
Lindy Laird talks to Donna Collins, the Whangarei nurse who spent a month on the front line of the war against Ebola in Sierra Leone
More students than ever are drinking in the shadows of Dunedin Botanic Gardens at night, leaving its staff to clean up the mess the morning after. Tertiary education reporter Vaughan Elder and photographer Gerard O'Brien ventured out to see what happens in the gardens after dark.
A man who went missing while exploring remote areas in his four wheel drive in the West Coast has been located.
The jury is out for the trial of two soldiers accused of sexually violating a woman by intimidating her into having a threesome in a Unimog.
A 66-year-old male suffering from a serious medical condition was airlifted to Rotorua Hospital yesterday afternoon.
Three men on board a light plane escaped serious injury when it flipped as it came into land at Hawke's Bay Airport yesterday.
A range of foods have been identified as potential causes of a painful epidemic of food poisoning that has hit the country.
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in relation to a reported firearms incident in Christchurch yesterday.
Convicted terrorist Abdul Nacer Benbrika has been influencing jihadist recruits from prison in a quest to become the spiritual leader of a new generation of Australian extremists, it's been reported.
Anchorage prosecutors declined to file criminal charges over a bloody, booze-fueled brawl involving the family of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at a birthday party, police said as they released a report describing the melee.
Marine pilot Captain Chris Legere has dropped troops into combat in Afghanistan and flown into Libya to evacuate US embassy staff, but now he faces an enemy both silent and invisible: Ebola.
Two people were killed last night when a Fonterra milk tanker and car collided in Waikato.
An ex principal who scammed $30,000 from a decile one school in Auckland has had her teacher's registration cancelled.
A 62-year-old has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in Ohope, police say.
China's newly appointed consul-general, Jin Zhijian, inspects the work of Dunedin-based firm Architecture van Brandenburg, with Damien van Brandenburg (right), during a visit to the city yesterday.
Nine excited Dunedin Polytechnic students are jetting to China on Sunday after being selected to represent the polytechnic at Shanghai Fashion Week.
The White House on Thursday denied a report that President Barack Obama is putting together options for executive action to close the controversial US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in defiance of congressional wishes.
At least seven people were killed and 42 hurt in a stampede during an anti-government protest in the Pakistani city of Multan, a hospital official said.