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.
"Tonnes" of recycling and rubbish is washing up on previously pristine Westland district beaches after an old Fox Glacier landfill breached following the recent storm.
A 19-year-old has been charged with drink driving causing death in relation to a car crash that killed two people in Northland last night.
After dispatching the Bulls in Pretoria, the Chiefs have gone back to back with a 30-27 win over the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.
Gareth Morgan has resigned from all roles in The Opportunities Party (TOP).
The man allegedly responsible for killing 50 people in the Christchurch terror attacks has reportedly made a formal complaint from prison about being deprived of his entitlements.
The Blues survived a late red card to wing Tanielu Tele'a to hit the rare heights of three wins in a row and a place at the business end of the Super Rugby table.
Warriors coach Stephen Kearney must have major concerns for his team, after their abject defeat to the Sea Eagles on Saturday.
A search team is being assembled to look for a hiker who rang police after becoming lost in Arthur's Pass National Park.
In the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks, Facebook's chief operating officer has written a letter outlining the actions the social media giant will take.
A Canadian teen who died after a fall from a central Wellington building was reportedly free-climbing the building before he fell.
A 17-month-old child critically injured in Tauranga earlier this week has died at Starship Hospital in Auckland.
The Crusaders have ended the Hurricanes' 13 game unbeaten home run with ease, running out victors 32-8.
A house fire in Tokoroa this morning has left one person in a serious condition, one in a moderate condition, and one in a minor condition in hospital.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received a standing ovation as she spoke at the National Remembrance Service in Christchurch today saying: "We are not immune to the virus of hate, but we can be the nation who finds the cure."
The Blues are on the brink of their third win in a row - rare territory for them.
The Parole Board's decision to release convicted killer Paul Wilson was a reasonable one, despite him going on to kill again, an independent review has concluded.
Dignitaries from around the world will be at the national remembrance service for the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks, but Jacinda Ardern says it's important the service focuses on the Muslim community.
Councils could soon face lawsuits if the Government does not take action to help them prepare for climate change, a leading lawyer says.