Police have today arrested a 28-year-old man, alleged to have held a gathering at a Redvale property over the weekend in breach of Covid-19 restrictions.
A Victorian woman who survived years or rape and brutal abuse at the hands of her former husband has said "every painful and humiliating step" was worth it after he was jailed.
Coastguard has been criticised by Auckland boaties for failing to have a vessel near the Manukau Bar on Saturday where three men died, and where hundreds of boats crossed that day.
Govt policy changes on global warming could result in zero-emission vehicles comprising about 30% of all vehicles by 2030, and wind and solar providing 30% of global power generation, a new report says.
Local cases of Covid-19 continue to track downwards in New South Wales as children return to school but Premier Dominic Perrottet cautions there will be a resurgence as restrictions ease.
About 50 nearby homes were without power this morning after a crash involving a truck carrying golf carts and ute took out power lines.
The registered owner of a car got a surprise when they saw a man using a coat-hanger, hammer and screwdriver to break into their car, which was parked on Ensor St, Dunedin.
A man gave three young women in Dunedin a scare last night when he shone a torch into their car before pulling out what appeared to be a weapon.
There are 60 new community cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today - 57 in Auckland and three in Waikato.
Auckland will stay at level 3 with existing restrictions for the next two weeks at least, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
Queenstown and Dunedin have both hit 90% vaccination rates for first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, the Southern District Health Board says.
Police investigating the death of Auckland woman Lena Zhang Harrap have made a fresh appeal for potential witnesses to come forward.
Two models have been been dumped by their agencies as the fallout continues over a raucous party on Auckland's North Shore that flouted Covid-19 lockdown rules.
The $42 million Lotto Powerball jackpot for Wednesday will be New Zealand’s second-largest prize ever, if won.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has denied allegations a staffer may have inappropriately used parliamentary resources to help plan her wedding to fiance Clarke Gayford.
Director-general of health Ashley Bloomfield warns Covid-19 cases will continue to rise and that Auckland's border will need to stay in place until the rest of NZ's vaccination rates also climb.
Outrage over rate rises and anger from some in the farming community is fuelling increasing aggression towards Otago Regional Council staff, the council chief says.
Nearly 10,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the South on Super Saturday, the Southern District Health Board says.