A bid to have all charges against "runaway millionaire'' Kara Hurring thrown out is being reviewed by a judge.
A police officer has denied cutting off a female prisoner's genital body piercings with a pair of boltcutters.
The All Blacks go into the Rugby World Cup a clear $1.72 favourite with Australian betting agency Centrebet.
The pressure and excitement is building on Auckland's waterfront, bringing the central city to a standstill. Transport links have been halted, and hundreds of fans have been trapped in train carriages ahead of World Cup opening night celebrations.
Terry Serepisos has days to save his ownership of the Wellington Phoenix before the Football Federation Australia moves to revoke his A-League licence and hand it to a Wellington consortium known as the Phoenix Five.
A $200 fine issued to the Filthy Few gang for setting up an illegal bar at its headquarters has been slammed as "an absolute outrage'' by the Sensible Sentencing Trust.
More people have come forward with tales of being turned away from Work and Income after a homeless young mother and her 4-month-old baby were shut out by the organisation.
A Colombian drug smuggler has died in Auckland after a drug package burst inside her.
A woman suing police over claims a constable removed her genital body piercings with boltcutters today claimed the practice was widespread in police stations.
Auckland's transport system ground to a halt tonight, stopping thousands of rugby fans getting to the opening game of the Rugby World Cup on time.
A young cyclist is in serious condition at Auckland Hospital after falling in front of a trailer on the intersection of Quay Street and The Strand in central Auckland.
The world was watching, and New Zealand delivered a rousing spectacle - on and off the pitch.
The Cloud passed its first test with flying colours tonight, its large and airy space taking on a carnival atmosphere for those people lucky enough to make it onto Auckland's Queens Wharf.
Last night was a celebration for New Zealanders, but there was also a sense of relief.
Six people were injured when they were hit by a bus in central Auckland in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony.
A customer service worker was sacked after asking her boss to pay her for working on Labour Day.
Gisborne businessman Arthur Thomas Kale has been imprisoned for five years for historical sexual offending against two girls dating back to the 1970s.
Four weeks after suffering serious burns in a car fire, toddler Dukie King remains in a critical condition.
New Zealand professional golfer Richard Lee has delivered under pressure on the Japan Golf Tour with a five-under par 67 as he fights for his tour card at the Toshin Golf Tournament in Lake Wood this morning.
Corey Webster was sent home from the Tall Blacks tour of Australia after failing a drug test for taking a synthetic form of cannabis, his club team the New Zealand Breakers revealed today.