An Auckland woman is in a Spanish hospital with a skull fracture, brain bleed and clots after being attacked in a hostel.
A Whanganui school that allows a relief teacher to have her baby in the classroom has angered some parents who say their children's learning is being neglected.
A woman who fell to her death while climbing a popular cliff face in the Coromandel has been identified as United States citizen who was living in New Zealand.
A cone of silence has descended over Hockey New Zealand and its players' association after a meeting yesterday to resolve the Mark Hager email issue and subsequent fallout.
Michael Cheika must be axed as Wallabies coach - right now.
Two separate tornadoes have caused considerable damage to properties on either side of the North Island this evening.
A man has been spoken to by police after making threats to use 1080 poison in public places.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced plans to freeze the salaries of MPs while a review of the pay-setting system is carried out.
A woman has died in Tauranga after her clothing got caught in one of the wheels of her mobility scooter.
An Auckland school rugby coach has gone to trial over more than 80 counts of sexual offending against young boys.
Some Waikato surfers have told police they were shot at while they were in the water, saying one of the bullets hit just 2 metres from them.
On Wednesday last week, a young Central Otago man won a life-changing $22.3 million when he struck the Lotto Powerball prize.
There was a mauling in Invercargill today, as Hawke's Bay overpowered Southland 31-10 in the Mitre 10 Cup.
The Warriors blew a golden chance to cement their place in the NRL finals and left their top eight spot in jeopardy after going down 27-26 to the Bulldogs in Sydney today.
Police have confirmed the sudden death of a woman at a popular rock climbing spot in the Coromandel.
Former prime minister Helen Clark has remembered Kofi Annan as the "leading statesperson of our time" following the announcement of his death yesterday.
The body of a man has been found in the Takaka Hill area in the Nelson-Tasman region.
The Wallabies were desperate for a new beginning but the first Bledisloe of the year ran into a familiar and well-worn script.
It was the world champion Black Ferns' time in the spotlight and they have delivered against the Wallaroos in Sydney.
A man who died near Auckland earlier today was crushed by a car he was trying to push after it had become stuck down a private driveway.