A surfer has been located in the water after a search and rescue operation which began at the mouth of the Tukituki River in Hawke's Bay and ended with a helicopter spotting the missing man.
The family of Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi performed a special haka for the halfback after watching him make his debut for the All Blacks.
Civil Aviation Authority staff are expected today at the site of a fatal microlight crash in Southland.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon in relation to the death of his work colleague at a factory in East Tamaki.
Police have launched a homicide investigation after the body of a young woman was found on a Rotorua school field.
Just hours after resigning from her role as broadcasting minister, Clare Curran came out swinging at the political editor of a state broadcaster on Twitter.
Finance firms need to do what's right for the consumer, not just focus on staying inside the law, if they want to regain the trust of the public, the head of NZ’s market’s watchdog warns.
A body has been found after an explosion ripped through a West Auckland property police have confirmed.
Treasury officials suggested halting the expansion of the national bowel screening programme to keep Health Minister David Clark's Budget wish-list within the $750-770 million range, documents show.
The owner of a vegan cafe says he is being forced to close after customers complained about not being served dairy milk.
US whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning has been granted permission to apply for a visa to enter New Zealand for two speaking events in September.
Environment Southland is proposing a ban on all new domestic cats in the seaside community of Omaui.
Bernie Monk has ventured into the mine where his son Michael was killed to show New Zealand it's safe to try to recover his body and those of the 28 other Pike River victims.
A man charged in relation to a methamphetamine bust at Dunedin Airport is on trial in the Tauranga High Court.
Auckland University of Technology is planning to cut at least 40 jobs at its Society and Culture faculty due to falling student numbers.
NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew backs All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's plea for more government assistance to retain players from the clutches of wealthy overseas clubs, highlighting Beauden Barrett as a player at risk.
Federated Farmers is calling on Kiwis to stage a revolt against supermarkets and buy their milk from dairies instead.
TVNZ's chief executive has spoken about the tough week for staff at the broadcaster after learning about the death of colleague Greg Boyed.
Sky TV's has reported a $240.7 million loss for the June year against a profit of $116.3 million in the previous year.
An Air New Zealand flight has been turned back to Auckland - the second in the past week.