National MP and former health minister Jonathan Coleman is quitting politics, following the recent departures of Bill English and Steven Joyce.
Former US president Barack Obama is in New Zealand for his first visit and organisers are pulling out all the stops - from actor Sam Neill as one of his hosts, to flying in chef Peter Gordon from London to cook for him.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has stepped in and had a stern word to minister Shane Jones for going too far by calling for the Air NZ chairman to step down.
A hospitality worker says the industry is such a "danger zone", some staff are forced to hide in the toilets to avoid sexual harassment.
ndonesian President Joko Widodo has been officially welcomed to New Zealand ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Police are searching for a driver behind a close miss while overtaking in a rental car near Queenstown.
The Government will no longer resume free-trade talks with Russia in light of the chemical attack in the UK against former spy Sergei Skripal, believed to be carried out by Russia.
Auckland Grammar School offered to pay $20,000 to the family of a student whose jaw was smashed by another student in 2005, a High Court judgment says.
A former Russian spy who took refuge in New Zealand says he was the victim of a poison attack in Auckland that made all his body hair fall out and caused him to lose 30kg.
Retail giant Zara has launched its New Zealand online store so shoppers from all over the country can get their hands on the coveted international clothing brand.
A Taranaki teenager has died of meningococcal disease just days after his illness was discovered.
A Hamilton dairy worker has significant injuries after being struck in the head with a machete.
The man found guilty of murdering road worker George Taiaroa near Rotorua five years ago is appealing his conviction and sentence.
Government minister Megan Woods knew about sexual harassment claims at a Young Labour summer camp after one of the teen victims approached her.
One person has been airlifted to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition following a crash in Dipton, north of Invercargill.
National leader Simon Bridges' reshuffle will feature five new faces on the party's front bench of its top 10 MPs.
An Auckland couple's first weeks of parenthood have been filled with stress and pain after the new mum broke her leg leaving the maternity ward - an injury they claim was caused by a decision by medical staff.
New Zealand businessman Chris Liddell is tipped to become President Donald Trump's top economic adviser after Gary Cohn's exit from the White House.
Forecasters are predicting the "very fast moving' Cyclone Hola will begin have an impact on the top half of the North Island from tonight.
The Blues, against all the odds, have won their first game of the season with an incredible 38-35 comeback over the Lions in Johannesburg.