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.
Emergency Management Southland this afternoon warned of the risk of surface flooding ahead of heavy rain which was expected in the region overnight.
A Nelson restaurant owner who made the decision to ban kids says the change has "been like heaven".
A Northland sharemilker has been charged after footage showed the individual hitting cows with a pipe and other implements.
National MP Maggie Barry says a workplace probe cleared her of bullying charges and vehemently refutes claims from former parliamentary staff that she expected them to do party work - which would be unlawful.
Products from imported chocolate brand Tresor sold at The Warehouse have been recalled due to undisclosed peanut ingredients.
A man has been charged with murder following the death of 71-year-old Francis Tyson, who was found decapitated at his Petone home last week.
A woman has been hospitalised after a lightning strike as Auckland is hammered by a massive thunderstorm which has hit flights and caused houses to shake.
The New Zealand men's hockey team's World Cup aspirations remain alive in India, despite a 3-0 loss to Argentina.
One of Sonny Bill Williams' biggest backers has expressed doubts over whether he is the right man to anchor the All Blacks' midfield at next year's World Cup.
The New Zealand Women's Rugby Sevens team was last night awarded the Lonsdale Cup.
Organisers of a Nelson Christmas parade have apologised after a non-traditional Santa Claus took centre sleigh, confusing onlookers and sparking a backlash.
The 71-year-old man killed in Petone on Friday night was decapitated, police have confirmed.
Four people have been injured after a lightning strike at a Hamilton school.
New research has shown that investing in cycle lanes and walkways encourages people to drive less and cuts carbon emissions.
Experts say petrol prices are due to fall further as the oil slump deepens and the New Zealand dollar rises.
A US report into China's influence in New Zealand has highlighted concerns over government inaction and raised the possibility political considerations are blocking our intelligence agencies from...
An Australian was left shocked and angry after the roadkill outside his home was painted over by road workers.