All flights at Wellington Airport have been cancelled for the rest of the day due to fog.
The sounds of whales and dolphins rarely seen in New Zealand waters have been recorded by a Niwa scientist in a pioneering underwater sound project.
Max Key's campaign to be Prime Minister is off to a shaky start - Parliament's Speaker is making enquiries after the DJ filmed inside Parliament, including in a security clearance area.
More New Zealanders believe climate change is real and that humans are driving it.
The sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalised in New Zealand, the Government has confirmed.
The Commerce Commission has announced a further delay on its decision as to whether to allow a proposed merger between media companies NZME and Fairfax.
Gloriavale has labelled claims of sexual abuse within the isolated community as ‘‘just nonsense’’.
The All Whites are four games away from the 2018 World Cup.
New Zealand have moved within reach of a series-levelling win in the third and final cricket test in Hamilton.
Murder accused Troy Taylor has admitted dropping baby Ihaka Stokes the night before he is alleged to have killed the boy.
Journalist Jon Stephenson has called on the Chief of Defence Force to "put up or shut up'' and release camera footage taken during SAS raids in Afghanistan.
A tsunami generated by November's 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake reached a height of 7 metres in some places, comparable with some of the biggest events in recent history.
Tristan Melzner and Lucas Leschok were two young men excited to see the other side of the world but died when their rental car collided with a bus carrying more than a dozen tourists near Te Anau.
An independent inquiry is needed into allegations about SAS actions in Afghanistan and SAS soldiers involved should be called to give evidence, Andrew Little says.
Eric Watson, a former coach of the All Blacks, has died in Dunedin, aged 91.
Two people are reportedly dead after a car and truck crashed in North Canterbury this morning.
New Zealanders are being urged to be cautious about online invoices after Netsafe reported an increase in the number of fake invoice scams.
An opening round double-header has proven doubly fruitful for the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic, who have sprung out to an early lead in the ANZ Premiership with back-to-back wins.
All Whites striker Chris Wood has been nominated for the English football Championship's player of the year award.
NSW coach Laurie Daley believes his Warriors counterpart Stephen Kearney may need to drop or bench Shaun Johnson to get the best out of the enigmatic playmaker.