A woman has died following a shooting in Greymouth this afternoon.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Kaikoura.
As the long weekend wears on, Kiwis aren't being given much of a reprieve from the decidedly average weather gracing most of the country.
Colin Munro will get first dibs on the vacant ODI opening spot when New Zealand's three-game series against India starts in Mumbai tonight.
Four men were injured when they fell from a Marlborough Sounds hotel deck whose railing collapsed.
A young mum says she is heartbroken after searches for her partner, missing fisherman Kieran Lynch, were unsuccessful.
Incoming prime minister Jacinda Ardern says capitalism has been a "blatant failure" in New Zealand when measured by child poverty.
Police have released the name of the woman who was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Burnham Military Camp in Canterbury overnight.
Scotland flanker John Hardie has been suspended by club side Edinburgh and told he will not be selected for next month's autumn test series amid a Scottish Rugby Union investigation.
A 21-year-old man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the chest and back at an Auckland house last night.
Today looks to be the pick of the weather for gardening and holidaymaking this Labour Day weekend.
A scrub fire in Southland that covers farmland and Department of Conservation land has grown to 1300 hectares.
Free tertiary education is coming under a Labour-led Government - and a student association is urging Jacinda Ardern to put an end to border arrests of student loan defaulters.
A 10-year-old boy has been seriously injured, and three other people moderately, in a two-car crash just outside of Geraldine.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and SKY will partner to livestream the All Blacks upcoming matches in a move designed to grow the global fan base for the teams in black.
Labour is holding its first caucus meeting since learning it will lead the next Government - with Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern telling her MPs they have been gifted an opportunity by the people of New Zealand.
Federated Farmers is ready to engage with the new coalition government and it's time to “cast aside” the divisions that arose during the election campaign, president Katie Milne says.
National MPs are expressing support for Bill English to stay on as leader - although one says he will be feeling “genuinely appalled” to not be Prime Minister.
Just last month, Lima Sopoaga faced the scariest moment of his life.
It’s a sausage judges say some “won’t touch with a bargepole”, but a black pudding snarler has won out as New Zealand’s tastiest.