Nikki Hamblin won't look back on the world athletics championships with any fondness after she failed to qualify for the 800m semifinals.
The discovery of Wellington man thought to have lain dead in his flat since last year serves as a reminder people should get to know their neighbours, says Age Concern.
A young mother and her five-week old baby girl were crushed to death by a falling building as they shopped in Christchurch city centre, a coroner's inquest has been told.
A cold snap is expected to hit the country at the end of the week to remind New Zealanders that winter is not quite over.
Labour would turn dole payments into apprenticeships subsidies to tackle youth unemployment rates, leader Phil Goff said today.
When a Christchurch woman sent her teenage son to get petrol for her car he came back with a stolen truck, a court has been told.
A Wellington man found dead in a council flat is thought to have lain dead for up to a year without anyone knowing.
A new book on the war in Afghanistan reveals that the base which has long housed New Zealand soldiers carrying out reconstruction and aid work is also home to covert operatives from America's Central Intelligence Agency.
Three men who sabotaged a radar dome at Marlborough's Waihopai Valley spybase in 2008 should be liable to pay damages of $1.2 million, according to a High Court decision.
A New Zealand man who flew back from Australia voluntarily to face charges of stealing more than 800 medals from Waiouru Army Museum made a brief appearance in court today.
The courier driver who ran over a Hawke's Bay toddler yesterday is still working for the company with extra support today.
Canterbury has been shaken by three shallow earthquakes.
Jonah Lomu was among several rugby and league legends confirmed today for a charity Fight for Life boxing event in Auckland on December 3.
New Zealand athlete Nick Willis easily qualified for the semifinals after finishing second in his heat of the 1500m at the world championships in Daegu, South Korea, today.
High-profile All Black Sonny Bill Williams won't make an announcement on his immediate playing future until after the World Cup and says "all options" are still open to him, including a move overseas.
Neighbours heard a "furious argument'' before the wife of a Christchurch-based man fell to her death from the third floor of a Moroccan holiday apartment, a British newspaper has reported.
The family of a New Zealand man killed in a Thai hotel have angrily rejected claims he pulled a knife on his accused murderer and demanded sex after the pair smoked marijuana.
Comedian and TV personality Mike King appeared in court today charged with driving a Harley Davidson motorbike while suspended.
Richie McCaw says he was disappointed but not surprised Quade Cooper escaped censure for his knee to the head of the All Blacks captain on Saturday night.
Happy Feet is shipping out tonight.