Wellingtonians were woken by shaking this morning as a 3.8 quake rattled central New Zealand.
A mystery backer funded the volunteer scheme for overseas students working on Labour’s campaign — and even Labour does not know who it was or how much was involved.
More heavy downpours - and even possible thunderstorms - are on the way for the Bay of Plenty and much of the rest of the country is in for a rainy evening too.
Superstars Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames haven't let the chilly temperatures - which have dipped to 4C today - spoil their time in Queenstown.
New Zealand's iconic Christmas Tree, the pohutukawa, may have originated from Australia, a new study says.
Fears Oracle Team USA may lodge a late protest against Team New Zealand have intensified.
Police have released the name of a teenager who died in a workplace accident at a Hamilton warehouse earlier this week.
An Air Force Orion sent to search for four New Zealanders on a yacht off Fiji has now rendezvoused with the crew.
Otago's Neil Broom was one of three new names on New Zealand Cricket's central contract list for the 2017-18 season.
Prime Minister Bill English has indicated Todd Barclay did not know his recording of a staff member's conversations could be illegal until a police investigation was launched.
Being courageous and bold, Warren Gatland says, is the key to winning the first test at Eden Park.
The woman at the centre of a secret tape scandal which has cost Southland MP Todd Barclay his Parliamentary seat says the rookie politician should have resigned immediately.
An Auckland pathology laboratory has lost its accreditation for examining tissue samples because levels of a toxic gas got so high staff had to be evacuated almost daily.
Matt McCarten has pulled out of his Movement for Change programme, slammed by Act as being a Labour campaign "sweat shop".
Popular Japanese-headquartered global clothing designer, manufacturer and retailer Uniqlo has indicated an interest in opening a New Zealand outlet.
Winston Peters has ramped up criticism of Bill English over the Todd Barclay affair - saying the Prime Minister should resign.
A woman resorted to using a tractor to drive through rising waters to open her store after flooding left the main highway to the Far North virtually impassable.
Canterbury schools were fed "inaccurate and insufficient information'' about closures and mergers after the 2011 earthquake, the Chief Ombudsman has found.
Team New Zealand's boat could become even faster.
For almost 20 minutes the All Whites dared to dream in the Confederations Cup on Thursday morning.