Hundreds of Jetstar passengers face a surprise two-day stay in Christchurch after their flight from Sydney to Auckland was diverted at the last minute.
A young tramper who got into difficulty near the Haast Pass on Saturday afternoon had to resort to non-digital communication to raise the alarm.
The new two million dollar water sports building on the Lake Wanaka foreshore was opened to the public for the first time at the weekend.
The upgraded Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown was officially opened by Health Minister David Clark on Friday.
A forestry company with close links to New Zealand First has revealed it applied for a $15 million loan from the Provincial Growth Fund, which is overseen by NZ First minister Shane Jones.
Folau has been slammed for claims same-sex marriage and abortion are to blame for Australia's bushfires.
After hearing evidence from 30 witnesses, the jury for the man accused of murdering Grace Millane will this week learn what the defence has to say.
A doctor accused of murdering a Dunedin teenager hugged the victim's mother and listed possible suspects during a visit a day after her body was found, a jury has been told.
A drink-driver allegedly almost three times over the legal limit crashed his car and fled before later being arrested, police say.
More than 50 University of Otago medical students have had their qualifications withheld after the tertiary institution found an overseas placement rort was "much wider" than first thought.
Air New Zealand has cancelled some of its international flights due to ongoing issues with its Rolls-Royce engines.
Hong Kong police have trapped hundreds of protesters inside a major university and demonstrators rampaged through a tourist district, after two days of standoffs that have raised fears of a bloody showdown.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says all his Conservative Party candidates in the December 12 election have pledged to back his Brexit deal.
Hong Kong police have threatened to fire live bullets if "rioters" did not stop using lethal weapons in the latest flare up in anti-government protests that have convulsed the Chinese-ruled city...
A man was arrested for dangerous driving after failing to stop for police in central Christchurch on Sunday night.