A 74-year-old woman who fell on the steps of a double-decker bus and later died was trying to hand in a wallet left behind by another passenger, it has emerged.
A woman who was shot while she and her boyfriend hid from a gunman in her Hamilton bedroom has spoken from her hospital bed, saying she's "still alive".
A Paihia woman is taking part in Dry July to raise funds for cancer patients while going through cancer treatment herself.
A New Zealander is in contention to referee football's FIFA World Cup final.
Duty-free stores are often more expensive than regular shopping, according to new research.
A doctor lost a file containing highly sensitive information about breast cancer patients, while walking between Dunedin Hospital and a radiation clinic, it has emerged.
A judge has dismissed indecent assault charges against a man, accepting he was sleepwalking at the time after getting drunk.
Police say tasers had to be used on a man who died in custody three days after his arrest for the safety of the officers involved.
Name suppression has been lifted for one of two men charged with murder of Chris Bush in the infamous 1987 cold case.
NZ Ironman great Terenzo Bozzone has been seriously injured after being hit by a truck north of Auckland.
Primary teachers and principals are set to go on strike next month over pay demands rejected by the Government.
Two trampers found in the Tararua Forest Park died before a search and rescue mission to find them was launched, a coroner has concluded.
An inquiry into the State Services Commission's process into Wally Haumaha’s appointment as Deputy Commissioner of Police will look at what information they held about him before he was given the role.
The sole survivor of the horror Waverley crash is fighting for her life - unaware she has lost those closest to her - while the small Taranaki town was mourning four beloved locals.
Flights have resumed after a heavy blanket of fog settled over parts of Auckland earlier this morning.
Dunedin's Six60 have opened for the biggest artist on the planet and are setting their sights on "the next big challenge".
The liquidators of Bella Vista Homes have just $28 cash with which to pay more than $4m to creditors - unless they can recover money from two former directors and related company transactions.
Passengers were ordered off planes at Auckland Airport after a security breach this morning.
Dennis Hopkins recalled feeling unwell and rather light-headed when he woke early one morning in April.
A man who photographed teenaged girls in their swimwear at a beach using a zoom lens while crouching out of sight has had his conviction quashed by NZ's highest court.