An in-vehicle camera technology that analyses the slightest drooping eye or swaying head could be a lifeline for Kiwi truckies nodding off behind the wheel.
New Zealand Search and Rescue (LandSAR) have recovered the body of a tramper who went missing in Arthur's Pass on Saturday night.
Dunedin-born 1952 Olympic gold medallist Yvette Williams has died, age 89.
The fire chief of the Upper Rakaia volunteer fire brigade is being airlifted to hospital after collapsing at training.
Last night's showdown was meant to be the Blues' moment of truth, but 80 minutes later, there is still plenty of doubt whether a true Super Rugby playoff contender exists in Auckland.
After five rounds of the NRL season, the picture isn't much clearer as to the Warriors' future in 2019.
One person has died in a single-vehicle crash near Waimate and another person is seriously injured after a separate second crash in Oamaru this morning.
A paraglider has suffered serious injuries in an accident near Wanaka.
New South Wales Police have arrested a Dunedin doctor for allegedly inciting a sexual relationship with an 11-year-old girl and her mother.
Three people have been taken to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after an incident at a car rally in Brighton.
A serial fraudster who impersonated a lawyer and pilot is now working for a criminal lawyer offering "pastoral care" to prisoners.
A teenager in Northern Ireland has been charged with making a social media death threat against Jacinda Ardern after the Christchurch terror attacks.
Their killer didn't even try to cover-up his crime. After he'd shot the three victims in the head with a .22 calibre rifle and stripped them of their identification, their pockets turned inside out, he left the three young travellers to decompose in the searing outback sun.
The Waratahs have stood down under-fire fullback Israel Folau until further notice, after his anti-gay posts on social media.
Wellington Phoenix head coach Mark Rudan has rocked the club by informing them that he won't be back next season.
A 33-year-old man has pleaded guilty to disorderly behaviour outside Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch.
A teenager who brutally bashed a sleeping mate to death, and has never explained why he did it, has today been jailed for at least 13-and-a-half years.
Azalia Savage can be a bright and bubbly youngster, but when her health began mysteriously deteriorating, her parents received a heartbreaking diagnosis.
A man has been arrested in relation to an incident outside the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch where 43 Muslims were gunned down last month.
Four people are injured, including one seriously, after a car and petrol tanker collided on State Highway 1 in Southland.