Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says her response to the Christchurch terror attacks was "intuitive" rather than "deliberate".
A 12-year-old girl found seriously injured at an alleged murder scene in Wellington is now in a stable condition after surgery.
A person is dead after a truck collided with a car near Warkworth.
Two people have died following a serious crash in Mangatainoka, in the Tararua District.
A new and chilling video has been released warning of the anticipated "megathrust" earthquake which may strike near the eastern coast of the North Island.
A Christchurch dad who died in a ski touring accident in the French Alps is being remembered as a family man who "never took himself too seriously".
The Russian gun and Nazi "fanatic" who died after a police stand-off in Christchurch "supported the actions" of the alleged mosque terror attacker, according to police.
Gun City owner David Tipple has taken another shot at gun law reforms, stating that rushing the law is causing division.
Ryan Crotty is the latest All Black to announce he is leaving New Zealand after the Rugby World Cup.
People with military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles have until the end of September to hand them over to police or face five years' jail.
The alleged Christchurch mosque killer's banned manifesto has been booby-trapped online by hackers.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has received an official welcome to Beijing with a guard of honour in the Great Hall of the People before holding talks with Premier Li Keqiang.
Part of a Christchurch river is being guarded after the discovery of a man's body.
A 19-year-old man has died in Wellington Hospital after falling from a building in the central city.
A man accused of disorderly conduct outside Christchurch's Al Noor mosque shooting scene has pleaded with a judge to be allowed inside the building to pray.
Ardmore Flying School has confirmed the names of the pilots who died in a small plane crash in the Kaimanawa Ranges. They were Zakir Ali Parkar and Pete Callagher.
Police are investigating after a two-year-old girl was found dead on tidal flat in the small Bay of Plenty town of Little Waihi.
Police are investigating death threats sent to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on social media.
Three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim, the youngest victim of the Christchurch mosque attacks, has been farewelled at a mass burial.
A senior Auckland doctor has been immediately stood down pending an investigation by his employer into vile, anti-Islamic rants posted on the right-wing blog Whale Oil.