A Queenstown carpenter told he no longer had a job while he was overseas at a relative's funeral has won $24,500 in an Employment Relations Authority case.
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a man in Bay of Plenty yesterday.
Passengers arriving from Australia were quarantined on a plane at Christchurch Airport after a child fell ill.
A South Island vineyard owner and former casino boss alleges a Las Vegas executive threatened to bury him in the desert, destroy his children's lives and kill his dogs unless he returned his money.
Celebrated Irish first five-eighth Ronan O'Gara reckons Ireland will ''finish the job'' against the All Blacks in Dublin later this year.
A 35-year-old American man has died on Mt Aspiring in a skiing accident.
A man has died after falling into Crater Lake at Mount Ruapehu this afternoon.
A man is dead after becoming trapped under a car in east Auckland this afternoon.
Police are seeking the pilot of a plane in their bid to trace the source of an outbreak that left 10 Wairarapa children in hospital and dozens more ill.
A man in his 40s has died after being stabbed in Pāpāmoa, near Tauranga, this morning.
Malakai Fekitoa has a predicament. Stay in France, or take a huge pay cut to come home and chase the All Blacks dream that still burns.
Police have closed off a street in Christchurch after a serious assault overnight.
Authorities are hunting for the source of the supposed chemical incident that affected dozens of people in the Wairarapa town of Carterton yesterday and put 10 children in hospital.
A fisherman has appeared in court accused of kidnapping a woman in Christchurch this morning.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read has been rested for next weekend's test against Argentina.
Ten kids remain in hospital as the cause of a mystery illness at a Carterton school deepens.
New Zealand First is calling for police officers to be given the power to hand out instant on-the-spot fines to shoplifters.
All children will be screened for dyslexia, giftedness and other special learning needs and recorded in a national database, under a new Government plan.
A teenager who denies murdering a 20-year-old man, whose body was found on a Canterbury lifestyle block after a two-day police hunt, can be named for the first time today.
Spark has sent around 21,000 customers a warning that their details are on a list of stolen logins for sale on the dark web - a section of the internet where illegal goods are often trafficked.