The Russian man who died after an armed police stand-off in Christchurch last week was fascinated by guns and Nazi memorabilia.
Act leader David Seymour is accusing the Government of changing House protocol after missing his chance to force the Government to use urgency for its gun law reform.
Days after celebrating a copyright victory of its own, Kiwi toymaker Zuru Toys is now fending off more legal action, this time from Danish toy giant Lego.
A Napier caregiver has been found guilty of badly injuring a 6-month-old baby in her care by shaking him.
A death metal drummer has been charged with setting two Mormon churches ablaze.
The inclusions of Ish Sodhi and Tom Blundell are set to be the major talking points when the Black Caps reveal their Cricket World Cup squad tomorrow morning.
Two more people have been arrested in relation to an alleged roofing scam linked to the "unruly tourists" saga.
WARNING CONFRONTING IMAGES: Ruby Hill weighs just 22kg, cannot digest food and has been sent home by doctors who say she's "at the end of the road."
Jacinda Ardern finished her whirlwind visit to Beijing with a meeting with President Xi Jinping who spoke about taking an already very good relationship to new heights but also said the two...
The Black Caps have earned $US500,000 ($NZ734,000) for finishing second in the world test rankings at the April 2 cut-off date.
The Northern Mystics have won their first game of 2019.
Sunday's final might have been Callum McCowatt's final bow on these shores for some time.
The Blues will be without winger Tanielu Tele'a for four weeks, after he was handed a suspension at the Sanzaar judiciary tonight.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters says the Government's gun buyback programme could cost $100 million more than had previously been expected.
A plane crash in which broadcaster Rod Vaughan and his son were injured was unlikely to have been caused by a drone hitting the aircraft, an investigation has concluded.
An 11-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a crash which killed five people from the same family on a horror morning on NZ roads. Nine people have died in three separate crashes.
Businesses say they will have to pass costs on to consumers now that the minimum wage has increased for the second time since the Labour-led Government took power.
The All Blacks most capped number nine and second most capped Highlanders player, halfback Aaron Smith, has signed a new two-year deal with NZR and Highlanders through to 2021.
A Northland mother and her toddler were killed while her other child was seriously injured when their vehicle and another car collided head-on.
Greymouth rescue teams have been stood down from saving what was initially believed to be a person in the water after the floating object turned out to be a log.