Three patients who were struck down with suspected botulism poisoning are out of hospital and recovering at home.
A young learner driver, who died three weeks after turning into the path of a truck, must not have seen the vehicle coming, a coroner ruled.
Legislation to legalise medicinal cannabis will be introduced this week.
Anti-domestic violence groups, including one co-founded by Dunedin woman Lesley Elliott, have spoken out about Ben McLean's statement to the High Court professing his love for the wife he murdered.
The Government will start public consultation in May 2018 to lay the groundwork for a Zero Carbon Act and establish an independent climate change commission.
Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby has named an extended 14-strong squad for the January Quad Series - but there still wasn't room for one recent frontline player.
A young Wellington girl was happy not to receive any presents for her 8th birthday last week. Trelise Neal chose to donate them to charity instead.
A war of words between Hollywood heavyweights Sir Peter Jackson and Harvey Weinstein is continuing, with the Kiwi director calling recent comments from the disgraced movie boss 'insincere'.
The Government is to hold a review into the eight-year-old programme to save the kauri, with the Minister of Forestry calling previous efforts “grossly substandard”.
Canterbury Rams basketballer Gareth Dawson has been banned for four years on doping charges.
When the call went out to play with the legendary Sir Paul McCartney, an Auckland pipe band jumped at the chance - but only had days to perfect one of his most iconic songs.
Farming groups are pleading with stressed workers to speak up if they need support in the wake of a series of deaths of young men across the country.
Colin Munro is eyeing a specific role in the next World Cup.
Treasury has warned the Government that its rush to ban overseas people from buying existing New Zealand homes may have "sub-optimal" or "unintended consequences".
An "irreplaceable" gift from former All Black Luke McAlister to his son has been stolen from a locked storage unit in Auckland earlier this week.
Dunedin Police are urging anyone who witnesses offensive behaviour to report it to authorities after an explicit video of a man and woman having sex on the side of State Highway 1 outside the...
Thirty dangerous rural roads around the country will get rumble strips, safety barriers and more safety signs as the Government steps in to contain a road toll that is the highest since 2010.
Two people are being flown to hospital after their car ran off a cliff just south of Whangamata in the Coromandel.
Emergency hardship grants are at record levels because basic welfare provisions have been “methodically” squeezed, the Child Poverty Action Group says.
A lucky punter who bought a Lotto ticket in Timaru is now $7.5 million richer.