A young man is dead and another is in custody following a violent incident in Whangarei last night.
The veteran pilot of a microlight which crashed in Timaru on Friday, killing two people, had been flying for more than 70 years.
A man was rescued off the Northland coast overnight after a yacht struck rocks and sank.
One person died and another suffered serious injuries following a crash west of Palmerston North yesterday, which saw a car flip onto its roof.
A young man is feared drowned after he and a friend tried to cross the Waikato River in Hamilton last night.
A large scrub fire which threatened homes in Auckland last night is being treated as suspicious.
A brave dad plunged into Auckland Harbour last night to save his 3-year-old daughter after she fell.
A woman was winched off Mt Sebastopol yesterday after becoming stuck on the mountain during a day hike.
Oklahoma City will need a second-half surge to reach the NBA postseason but Steven Adams' sophomore year already appears a success.
It was better for the Breakers to endure such a sloppy night now than next month when a similar performance could see the season end.
A man in his early twenties is believed to have drowned at an East Coast beach today.
Civil Aviation Authority investigators are heading to the scene of a microlight crash which killed two people last night.
A 22-year-old man was been critically injured falling through a roof in Taumarunui last night.
An Ashburton man was robbed of $700 and a cellphone as he prepared to set out for a run on Thursday morning.
It was designed to answer the age-old, innocent question of 'who's winning?' - a question that has infuriated diehard cricket fans for decades.
Dean Vickerman said during the week his side's season-long goal remained unchanged - to be the best defensive team in the Australian NBL.
The body of a well-regarded music journalist who went missing while tramping in Mount Aspiring National Park has been found.
The driver of a light truck who died in a three-vehicle collision on State Highway 2 in Tauranga yesterday has been named by police.
When Harley McEwan's lawnmower stalled while mowing, he instinctively used his hand to remove the sticks and grass caught between the machine's cutter blade -- without stopping the motor.
A North Shore woman who bought her 14-year-old daughter a bottle of vodka and took her to her boyfriend's house while his parents were away has been fined.