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.
Four years after their acclaimed EP, former Cantabrians Clap Clap Riot have finally finished their debut album, writes Lydia Jenkin, of The New Zealand Herald.
Taranaki have blown past Manawatu 44-10 in an ITM Cup match in Palmerston North today.
Bryan Guy, father of slain farmer, Scott Guy, reads a statement on behalf of his family and himself following the not guilty verdict given to Ewen Macdonald at the High Court in Wellington. Full story
An Auckland man will miss his brother's wedding in India because his passport was lost by CourierPost en route to Wellington.
Tough to know why, but 20-plus years into Super Rugby and it could be that Kiwis don't quite have their heads around what knockout rugby is all about.
A community in shock after the death of 10-year-old Alex Fisher is rallying around his devastated family, with a poignant healing ceremony performed before a vigil tomorrow night.
Newly elected Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has revealed the party's new slogan seven weeks before the election.
It was a horror weekend on New Zealand roads. Five people were killed in the North Island and two separate car crashes in Central Otago left two people seriously injured.
Lou Vincent's evidence in the Chris Cairns trial in London could leave him open to criminal charges under UK law.
Paul Maher has taken over MediaWorks' television operations and is aiming to bring back TV3's share of the small-screen advertising market to the healthier levels it has previously enjoyed.
Joseph Parker maintained his unbeaten record and took another step on his path to a world heavyweight title challenge by dispatching Kali Meehan with a technical knock-out in three rounds at The Trusts Arena in Auckland tonight.
Maori Party co-leader and list MP Marama Fox has been rewarded for establishing a high profile in her first term of Parliament by being made No 1 on the party list.
Moira de Villiers feels she is carrying two responsibilities into her first Olympic Games judo competition.
Happy with his time in New Orleans but hungrier than ever, Corey Webster is back with the Breakers after briefly living his NBA dream.
Whangarei District Councillor Jayne Golightly has resigned after it was discovered she is not a New Zealand citizen.