Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling on the Opposition to support legislation allowing the Commerce Commission to investigate fuel companies.
An eight-day-old baby needed hospital treatment after a midwife attempted to remove tongue-tie by cutting the skin under its tongue with scissors.
Dozens of people remain missing in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers expect the death toll to rise and survivors grapple with power outages and food shortages.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of the Queen's grandson Prince Harry, is pregnant, Kensington Palace has confirmed. The couple have just begun a tour of the Pacific, including New Zealand.
It's been a lucky year for an Auckland woman, who won $11 million with Lotto at the weekend and also had success five months ago.
Independent senator David Leyonhjelm has failed to cultivate support for his private bill to legalise recreational cannabis in Australia.
An Australian wildlife carer has horrific injuries including a collapsed lung after the woman was attacked by a kangaroo.
A man cut the inside of his cheek after biting into a sausage containing a sharp piece of wood described on social media as being like a ''mouldy toothpick''.
Sidelined National MP Jami-Lee Ross has been identified as the person who leaked leader Simon Bridges' expenses - but he furiously denies the accusation.
A young paradise duckling hurled from a moving vehicle yesterday is safe and well and being cared for by Bird Rescue Dunedin.
The burglary of a Bongo van and a vandal who smashed the windscreen of an upmarket four-wheel-drive were among the property crimes reported to Dunedin police over the weekend.
National leader Simon Bridges has said there was "nothing inappropriate" about $24,000 worth of donations wrongfully recorded as donations for him, when they were actually for the party.
Unsafe vehicles are on the road due to the NZ Transport Agency's failure to monitor the companies that certify vehicle safety.
New Zealand's native wood pigeon, the kererū, has swooped in to claim the Bird of the Year competition.