There are fresh calls for all police officers to be armed as New Zealand faces a "second wave" of drug and organised crime with significant international ties, a new report claims.
Officers were justified in shooting of Hamilton man Nicholas Marshall last year, the police watchdog has ruled.
Fonterra is investigating why Lower North Island customers have been reporting that their milk tasted funny.
Food prices rose at their fastest annual pace in more than six years as increasingly expensive vegetables were made more scarce by wet weather in autumn.
Police say they are not seeking anyone else after a body was found in a burnt-out car in Queenstown last night.
Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge feared for his safety when he was almost run over by Team NZ on the Great Sound off Bermuda.
On the 131st anniversary of the Mount Tarawera eruption a new research paper claims to have found the location of the Pink and White Terraces.
One person has died after a car went over the side of a bridge on the West Coast.
A rare vintage Bugatti roadster, once owned by a member of the Louis Vuitton family and stored in a Kiwi engineer's shed in Ophir for five decades, has been sold.
The Blues players will call upon the strength of their ancestors and that of their wider community as they lay down a challenge against the British and Irish Lions in what promises to be an...
NZ First leader Winston Peters has been condemned for "naked political opportunism'' after he called for Muslim communities to "clean house'' and turn in terrorists in the wake of the London attacks.
The man who brutally beat his 69-year-old neighbour to death and sexually assaulted her will spend at least the next 17 years behind bars.
Rocket Lab has made history by successfully launching its Electron and propelling New Zealand a step closer to the multi-billion dollar space industry.
Tax reductions will only benefit low income earners by a $1 or less a year, Labour leader Andrew Little says - slamming the "one dollar bill Budget".
Education gets a Budget designed to largely keep pace with booming student numbers and demand - with an operations grant boost after this year's effective freeze.
The world record for the most bungy jumps in 24 hours has been smashed by a New Zealander who jumped off the Auckland Harbour Bridge 430 times.
Auditor-General Martin Matthews will stand down while his suitability to continue in the role is reviewed, the Speaker has announced.
A Bay of Plenty grandmother has been found guilty of the manslaughter of her eight-month-old grandson, who died in a hot car while she smoked drugs.
New Zealand expatriates who sell their family home in Australia could face a large tax on any capital gains.
A teammate of Scott Dixon says the Kiwi Indycar driver didn't panic when he and his wife Emma were robbed at gunpoint in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane in Indianapolis overnight.