The Government will provide almost $40 million in funding for ambulance services in a bid to relieve the pressure some of the providers are under.
The man who alleged at least three Crusaders players intimidated him in a fast food restaurant in Cape Town is threatening to release video of the incident.
Detectives investigating a brutal 1995 cold-case murder have received new "information of interest" since announcing a $100,000 reward.
The Government will spend $320 million on a package of initiatives aimed preventing family and sexual violence and breaking the cycle of violence.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spoken about her sense of "betrayal" to the electorate that she had formerly contested.
The Highlanders struggled to overcome the late withdrawal of Waisake Naholo, as they slumped to a 38-29 loss to the Lions in Johannesburg this morning.
Former Kiwis captain Quentin Pongia has died after a battle with cancer. He was 48.
An 18-year-old woman has been charged with murder after a man died in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden.
New Zealand's highest court has declined Eminem's company Eight Mile leave to appeal a copyright case against the National Party and ordered it to pay $4500 in costs.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters is disappointed by the sale of iconic Kiwi brand Tip Top to a European company, saying it is a "sad day" for New Zealand.
A Christchurch man convicted for plotting a 2017 terror attack in the city has been warned by a judge that if he doesn't learn to control his temper, he faces a long stint in jail.
Police are introducing a new phone number people can call for non-emergency incidents they want to report to the authorities.
First it was pavlova, Russell Crowe and Crowded House - and now it seems the Aussies are after our leader to run their country.
A man is dead after falling from a moving vehicle on Auckland's Southern Motorway.
A member of the New Zealand SAS has died after a training accident in Auckland.
Sir Elton John's second concert at the Mission Estate Winery in Hawke's Bay has been pushed back a week due to "an unforeseen scheduling conflict".
A media personality will keep his name a secret for now after being arrested when police swooped on the Comanchero Motorcycle Gang in a series of raids last month.
US President Donald Trump says people of faith around the world have faced terrible hardship of late, and referenced the Christchurch mosque attacks in a speech at the White House.
The Pike River mine re-entry has been delayed because of safety concerns, Pike River Recovery Minister Andrew Little has announced.
A 39-year-old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with attempted murder in relation to a shooting at a Harley Davidson store in Auckland.