Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has unwittingly been drawn into the 1080 debate through his Christchurch Helicopters co-director Terry Murdoch.
The NRL's Integrity Unit and South Sydney management will investigate claims that high-profile Rabbitohs players exposed themselves to a young woman during a video chat.
A Christchurch teenager convicted for plotting a terror attack is continuing to make positive progress in his rehabilitation.
Sonny Bill Williams will make a return to the boxing ring at the end of the year, it has been confirmed.
Beauden Barrett has reportedly been made an offer to become the richest rugby player in history.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says a “diary issue” with her staff is responsible for the cancellation of appearances on weekend current affairs shows.
The Tall Blacks ran riot in their latest Basketball World Cup qualifier, thrashing Syria 107-66 in Beirut.
Speaker Trevor Mallard has laid a complaint over dead native birds used in a 1080 protest, saying they were almost certainly bludgeoned to death. But a protest organiser says some were road-kill.
Lydia Ko has made a stuttering start to the final women's golf major of the year, the Evian Championship in France.
A major shake-up for the rest-home sector has been signalled, including a new watchdog to help stamp out poor care.
NZC's high performance boss has described the tension between Haidee Tiffen and Suzie Bates as "quite a natural thing".
Ryan Crotty is eager to be back to prove there is no need to worry about his health.
Eleven dairy cows were electrocuted when lines on an ageing power pole broke and fell onto live 400 volt lines sparking concerns unmaintained lines across Northland could kill again.
All Blacks centurion Ma'a Nonu is back with the Blues. The 36-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the Auckland Super Rugby franchise, returning to franchise for whom he played for in 2012 and 2014.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has dismissed media reports of cracks looming in the coalition Government as “balderdash”.
Laura Langman has been named as the captain of the Silver Ferns.
The Timaru District Council yesterday provided its 28,000-plus residents with “bonus bongs”.
New Zealand must follow Australia's lead and set up a new aged-care watchdog to protect the vulnerable elderly, Grey Power says.
Modest, selfless, forthright. Rather than bask in his latest achievement, Sir Bryan Williams used his hall of fame induction to champion a cause close to his heart.
A sizeable sugar tax would cut consumption, generate millions in revenue and save lives, the Prime Minister has been told.