The Independent Police Conduct Authority is looking into the police investigation into National MP Todd Barclay.
Malakai Fekitoa will add a jolt of "no-fear attitude'' to the All Blacks camp leading into Saturday's British and Irish Lions test series decider, Highlanders team-mate Aaron Smith says.
More rubbish is being dumped at landfills and less is being recycled despite the introduction of a fee on household waste, a government report has found.
The adventure capital of the world is being transformed into a rugby capital for a few days.
"Urgent action'' needs to be taken over the side-effects of the anti-psychotic drug clozapine, a new study says.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has accused the Greens of selling out New Zealanders with their policy to increase the refugee quota.
Labour leader Andrew Little does not accept conclusions in a report that clears the GCSB's role in supporting the Government's failed bid to install Tim Groser as boss of the WTO.
New Zealand singer Lorde is set to appear on the popular late night British music show Later . . . with Jools Holland.
Throwing "waves of cash'' at New Zealand's social issues will not help solve the problems, Prime Minister Bill English says.
Only a third of home-based aged care workers have a guaranteed minimum hours work each week, a survey says.
The Prime Minister has dismissed Labour's proposal to close a housing market tax loophole as "another tax'' that will crimp home-building.
False hope is driving claims medicinal cannabis is the "magic pill'' for chronic pain and doctors should not prescribe it just because they can, an Australian pain specialist warns.
An awareness campaign fronted by New Zealand sports stars that encourages families to make small changes to help tackle childhood obesity is returning.
Kapa haka and te reo may help older Maori avoid dementia, new research suggests.
An interim report into the helicopter crash that killed Steve Askin as he helped put out February’s Port Hills fires has been released.
Three more names have been put forward for investigation by two former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority employees referred to the Serious Fraud Office.
Police are not speculating on the motive behind the theft of two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings in an Auckland ram-raid.
Wanaka teenager Zoi Sadowski Synnott has claimed her first slopestyle world cup win with a triumphant run in the Czech Republic.
A failed bid to repatriate the remains of New Zealand-born writer Katherine Mansfield was ‘‘beyond ridiculous’’ and didn’t have a shred of evidence to support it, a leading scholar says.
Free-range egg brand Woodland says it immediately cut ties to a supplier being investigated by the fraud watchdog for potentially selling caged eggs.