The body of missing four-year-old Gisborne boy Lucas Ward was found today in the city's Waimata River, nine days after he disappeared and not far from where he was last seen.
When Wayne Smith ran Canterbury's Ranfurly Shield-era backline in the early to mid 1980s, the man invariably playing outside him developed a knack of leveraging his arms through a tackle and popping a pass to Victor Simpson.
A memorial service will be held in Wellington tomorrow for one of the victim's of Christchurch's horrific earthquake.
A fast-growing Facebook group is calling for people to boycott an upcoming book about the deaths of the Kahui twins, told to a journalist by their mother Macsyna King.
Public access to Auckland's volcanic cones will be retained under a new Treaty of Waitangi agreement signed on One Tree Hill today.
The greyhounds code will have a regular Friday meeting under the calendar of dates released by the New Zealand Racing Board for the 2010-11 season.
A man is dead and another is seriously injured after the car they were travelling in crashed into a cow in the Waikato last night.
Two men charged with stealing eight Royal Foundation for the Blind donation boxes have been remanded in custody after appearances in Christchurch District Court today.
British bank HBOS, which became another casualty of the credit crisis, has loaned about $3 billion to New Zealand businesses.
New Zealanders Dianna Hollands and Kairangi Vano will clash in the first round of the ASB Classic tennis qualifying tournament in Auckland this weekend.
The Government will spend $1 million on this year's inaugural Winter Games in Otago, Prime Minister John Key said today.
A 21-year-old man will appear in court this morning after a gun was pulled on a police officer in Lower Hutt yesterday.
A man was found dead in a Hamilton alleyway this afternoon.
The Securities Commission has raised concerns with companies about aspects of their financial reporting, particularly the lack of clear information for investors.
Prince William will address the thousands of people expected at next week's national memorial service for the victims of the devastating Christchurch earthquake.
The Employers and Manufacturers' Association (EMA) can weather the storm over the crisis caused by Alasdair Thompson's controversial comments, says its acting chief executive.
Police say a man arrested by the team investigating the death of Christchurch woman Vanessa Pickering was among those they talked to about the December 2008 death of a Christchurch prostitute.
Allied Farmers Ltd has again downgraded the value of assets acquired from Hanover Finance and United Finance last year and is still counting.
A tsunami warning has been cancelled for the Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia after a quake struck near Vanuatu shortly after 5am today.