The father of two preschoolers badly injured in a crash that killed their mother wants to start a campaign to stop people texting while driving.
Judith Collins left Parliament last night for a week-long break from months of relentless Opposition attacks over her links with Oravida "feeling very good" about her health at least, despite a recent medical scare.
A male pedestrian has been critically injured after being hit by a car south of Woodlands in Southland.
It's an impossible business trying to understand this year's competition. The Brumbies destroy the Chiefs one week, are then destroyed by the Crusaders the next.
This has been by far the best week for Labour this year, due in equal parts to the Maurice Williamson scandal and Labour's own good management of an important policy.
National MP Maurice Williamson has backtracked on comments regarding his family's use of Chinese businessman Donghua Liu's holiday home in the Coromandel.
Two men have been detained over the killing of a New Zealand man in a park in Argentina, as the friend who was with him talks of how she tried to help him survive.
The family of a young father are disgusted his alleged killer will be "immortalised" in a photo exhibition at an upmarket Auckland art gallery.
There'll be no hot cup of tea or coffee for several thousand south Aucklanders getting up for work this morning.
Farmers are being cautioned to prepare contingency plans amid early signs of a large El Nino climate event this year.
Immigration NZ says Nigella Lawson was eligible for a visa to visit New Zealand after all, and it has been unable to confirm she had been excluded from the United States.
Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has lifted the official cash rate for the second time in as many months, saying non-tradable inflationary pressures were "becoming apparent" in an economy that's picking up pace and he's watching the impact of a strong kiwi dollar on import prices.
In a contest to the death, it was the Crusaders who were the last men standing tonight and from appearing to be a bumbling shadow of their former selves, perhaps they are the real deal after all.
Four Kiwis were among a climbing group on Mt Everest when a deadly avalanche struck on Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese advance party guides and leaving four others missing.
New Zealand have been bundled out of the World Twenty20 after being bowled out for just 60 by Sri Lanka in their final group match.
One of the main shareholders of the company Mega plans to use to achieve a listing on the stock exchange is facing market manipulation charges in Australia.
Family and friends are comforting former New Zealand woman Danica Weeks after she received news that the Malaysian Airlines flight carrying her husband Paul had been confirmed lost in the Indian Ocean west of Perth.
Former Warriors Monty Betham and Awen Guttenbeil have warned the club off making a play for Blues reject Benji Marshall.
A 39-year-old man shot in an early morning incident in Gisborne is not dead, as previously reported.