Michael Maguire 'discovered' the latest Kiwis captain while sitting on a bus in Denver.
Greenpeace and the Green Party are pleading with the Government to reject a bid to extend oil exploration permits for the Great South Basin.
The Government must protect renters and landlords by forcing rogue property managers to become licensed and accredited, leading real estate agents, industry insiders and lobbyists say.
An Auckland woman returned from her mother's funeral in Germany to a dead anorexic budgie and a vet bill of more than $6000.
Greenpeace and the Green Party are pleading with the Government to reject a bid from an Austrian oil giant to extend its drilling exploration permit by a further two years.
Fullback Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has today become one of the youngest captains in New Zealand league history after being named to lead the Kiwis against the Kangaroos.
Enjoy the spring sunshine today before a blast of cold Antarctic air brings three days of rain, icy winds and even snow to some places.
A new national strategy to address NZ's biodiversity crisis will tackle the 4000 native species at risk, including 81% of native birds, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage says.
More than 43,000 cattle have been culled and $25 million paid in compensation to farmers so far as the Government continues in its bid to make New Zealand the first country in the world to eradicate the M. bovis disease.
An international beer label dubbed “Māori Tears” has been slammed for being spiritually and culturally offensive.
A motorist stuck behind two cyclists on a narrow road has blasted the riders for their rude and "entitled" behaviour.
Central Otago motorists are paying more than 50c per litre more than residents of a small Bay of Plenty town that likely boasts the country's cheapest petrol price.
Being young, male, Māori and living in rural Northland could be a prescription for mental illness, according to recent statistics and commentary.
Lulu Amberlee Pou over-promised and under-delivered in a fake ticket scam that netted her almost $17,000.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has revealed plans for the end-of-year northern tour, including taking a whopping group of 51 players to Japan.
The Prime Minister says NZ's freshwater should not be promoted to overseas companies, and has blasted the previous government's efforts to do so as "very disturbing".
Wellington waterfront's Water Whirler sculpture appears to have snapped from the weight of a man dangling off it.
An investigation targeting Chorus contractors has found nearly all are breaching employment standards.
Police are continuing to investigate the sudden death of a mother of five in a small Canterbury town at the weekend.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has launched a scathing attack on fuel companies, telling reporters she thinks "consumers are being fleeced" at the petrol pump.