A 20 year-old recycling truck driver who was critically injured in an accident yesterday has died this afternoon.
A large fire has engulfed a cool store and pack house building near Te Puke overnight.
Joseph Parker's promoters believe their man is only six fights from a world title shot which could happen as early as March next year.
Teina Pora could be in line for compensation of around $2 million after his convictions for the rape and murder of Susan Burdett were quashed.
A 20-year-old man badly hurt in a recycling truck accident yesterday remains in a critical condition in hospital this afternoon.
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has dismissed rumours of a leadership challenge and the expulsion of a party member as a "a storm in a teacup".
A man at an Auckland construction site suffered serious injuries when he was crushed by a concrete slab today.
If the Blues need any extra inspiration ahead of their match against the Lions at North Harbour on Saturday, they might just find it in the form of their hooker Keven Mealamu.
A teenage tractor driver is in hospital after his vehicle rolled down a small bank and pinned him near a creek on the East Coast.
New Zealand's Michael Hendry is chasing a slice of history this week with the aim of becoming the first player to win three consecutive NZ PGA Championships since Australia's Kel Nagle in the 1970s.
A Hastings teenager has escaped jail time for his role in a brutal and unprovoked attack on an electrician in Havelock North.
International dairy prices firmed slightly at the GlobalDairyTrade auction, supporting market expectations that Fonterra will meet its $4.70 per kg farmgate milk price forecast for this season, but ANZ says questions remain about demand from China.
New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker has tipped the scales at 106.7kg for his fight against Jason Pettaway tomorrow night, almost two kilograms heavier than his last bout in December.
A motorcyclist has died in a collision at a road works site in Meremere this morning.
Fans who attended yesterday's Westfest music festival were shocked to see a band throw a jug of hot liquid from the stage, burning fans in the front rows.
Radio New Zealand chief executive Paul Thompson says he won't be making any big changes to programming after a poor ratings result.
Captain Brendon McCullum has been given the all clear to lead New Zealand in their fifth World Cup group A game against Afghanistan at McLean Park on Sunday.
The techniques used by an international forensic institute to test stains on Mark Lundy's polo shirt have come under fire in court today.
The Westport man who died while kayaking off Tauranga Bay last month has today been named by police.
A teenager who died when a car he was travelling in crashed down a steep bank on the West Coast of the South Island has today been named by police.