The 6-year-old boy who was missing in South Auckland for more than 15 hours didn't know the people he stayed with overnight, his aunt says.
The mountaineer killed in an avalanche near Mt Cook yesterday was an off-duty Australian senior police officer with two young daughters.
Two rugby writers have argued Waisake Naholo is the biggest loser of this year's All Black season, with one saying he went from first choice to completely out of the picture despite not doing a lot wrong.
A suite of new Government health initiatives, which the Prime Minister says will make going to the doctor cheaper for more than half a million Kiwis, comes into effect tomorrow.
A medicinal cannabis firm is calling on Kiwis secretly growing unique strains of marijuana to come out of the shadows.
Cars were diverted to drive over the top of a roundabout near the Taupo bypass Thursday morning after a truckload of beer spilt onto the road.
One in five New Zealanders live with persistent pain and the health system struggles to deal with the problem effectively, University of Otago researchers say.
An elderly man had to make at least seven visits to his doctor and optometrist over a five-and-a-half-month period before the DHB would see him for deteriorating eyesight - by which time he was "essentially blind".
The Health Minister says changes to the medicinal cannabis bill will extend its use to all people needing palliative relief, rather than just those with a year or less to live.
Good ol' aunty Helen. Only in New Zealand would you hear that nickname and know someone was talking about a Prime Minister.
The mayors of Kapiti and Horowhenua have issued a joint plea for the Government to step in over a road they're calling a "killing field".
Stewart Murray Wilson has been jailed again for a series of historic rapes.
Scientists say they're settled on the former location of New Zealand's long-lost Pink and White Terraces.
The New Zealand women's under-17 side's dream run at the FIFA World Cup is over.
Three gang affiliates have had violence charges dropped after an attack at a birthday party on a marae earlier this year.
Pumps at Gull stations will be overworked until midday tomorrow after the fuel company offers a 10 cent per litre discount.
Wyatt Crockett is set for one final international swansong when he captains the Barbarians against the Pumas at Twickenham this weekend.
A French rugby team has reportedly offered All Blacks skipper Kieran Read and $2 million a year deal following the Rugby World Cup.
A Christchurch resident has been left befuddled by a mysterious sea creature washed up on a Canterbury beach.
The Government's security agency has blocked Spark from using Chinese tech firm Huawei in its 5G mobile network upgrade.