An irate young Northlander who followed and fatally punched a man during a road rage incident has been sentenced to home detention and community work.
A Christchurch head girl has bravely revealed a personal battle she'd been dealing with to fellow students during her farewell speech.
A pregnant Christchurch mother killed in an early morning car crash after the driver sped away from police has been identified.
Rachel Paine never meant to settle overseas but coming home risks death.
Fonterra has cut its farmgate milk price forecast for 2018/19 and confirmed that its Tip Top ice cream business is up for sale.
The Warriors were surprised by Shaun Johnson's demand for a contract release.
A second powerful quake has struck near New Caledonia tonight less than three hours after another triggered evacuations and tsunami alerts.
The second of two punches thrown at Kaikohe man Christopher Vujcich by an irate motorist who followed him home shortly after a minor traffic incident proved to be the killer blow.
A former staffer who accused MP Maggie Barry of bullying - including claims she expected staff to do political work on taxpayer time - has laid a complaint with the Auditor General over misuse of public money.
A quarter of Kiwi teens have watched porn before the age of 12 - and most want restrictions on what can be accessed, a new report reveals.
A coroner says the case of an intoxicated Napier motorist who died of asphyxiation after his car crashed is the worst has seen in 30 years.
A driver has been charged after a horse was allegedly drugged before a harness race earlier this year as the police probe into race-fixing continues.
The Government has bankrolled a $100 million green investment fund which aims to invest with businesses to reduce emissions while also helping them make a profit.
A pregnant woman was one of two people killed in a crash following a police chase in Christchurch early today.
A third government probe into how bullying allegations against Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha were handled is under way.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been named the 29th most powerful women in the world by Forbes magazine.
New Zealand is running the risk of becoming a politically correct society of sycophants, Barry Soper reckons.
Primary and intermediate teachers and principals have "overwhelmingly" rejected the Government's latest pay offer, saying it will not fix the industry's staffing "crisis".
Cronulla NRL halfback Chad Townsend believes Shaun Johnson is in for a culture shock when he moves to Sydney to join the Sharks following his bitter exit from the Warriors.
The national sevens teams dominate nominations for the Team of the Year at the New Zealand Rugby Awards.