A glider has crashed at Mt Tauhara near Taupo this afternoon.
One person died after a crash on State Highway 2 by the Karangahake Gorge at the southern end of the Coromandel Peninsula at about 6.30pm yesterday evening.
Holidaymakers in the Coromandel are being told to hunker down as wild weather brings flooding, slips, gale-force winds and power outages.
Global coronavirus cases have surpassed 6 million as Latin America reports a grim milestone of 50,000 deaths from the disease.
A much-loved husband and member of the basketball community died this week from a heart attack aged 39 - despite the efforts of his wife to save him.
Civil unrest has flared and curfews have been imposed in several major US cities as protesters continue to vent outrage at the death of George Floyd.
SpaceX has launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts from US soil in nine years.
Victoria is the only Australian state so far to record new cases of coronavirus this weekend, bringing closer the day when Australia records zero additional cases.
At least two vehicles were trapped in floodwaters last night as the North Island got its first taste of a wet Queen's Birthday weekend.
Israeli police officers fatally shot a man they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, a police spokesman said, but the Palestinian suspect was later found to have...
Fulton Hogan, contracted to dispose of dead animals on Auckland's streets, are investigating after an employee threw a distraught family's dead cat into a ditch.
After several weeks of rear-door boarding and alighting, Orbus bus services in Queenstown and Dunedin will resume using the front door on Tuesday, June 2.
Emergency services crews helped a patient out of a car after it crashed into a parked car in North Dunedin this afternoon.
Neil Finn has just released a brand new track - with the help of his Fleetwood Mac bandmates - to support the Auckland City Mission.
Thousands of protesters have stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center in New York as protests spread across the United States over the killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died...
Hundreds of anti-vaccination protesters have defied social-distancing measures at rallies across Australia.