The snow that has blanketed New Zealand today will freeze overnight creating treacherous driving conditions, police warn.
Goldman Sachs has identified women as a "hidden labour pool" that could boost economic output by 10 percent and solve an expected labour shortage as Christchurch is rebuilt.
The New Zealand sharemarket continued its big moves of recent days in early trading, wiping out much of yesterday's gains, after more sharp declines on world exchanges.
A High Court at Rotorua trial of five Murupara men charged with murdering 17-year-old Kaine Lewis has been aborted.
Conditions that led to rioting in London and other English cities exist in New Zealand and the day of reckoning is at hand, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says.
People have not had enough warning that their file-sharing activities will be monitored from tomorrow ahead of a new law coming in next month, the Green Party says.
A Dunedin man has lost his job and won more than $350,000 in one week, Lotto promoters say.
People are being urged to prepare for a major polar blast which could bring snow as far north as the Coromandel Peninsula from Sunday.
Some adidas staff have had the company's branding removed from their cars after being yelled at and abused over the All Blacks jersey pricing row.
New Zealander Jason Walker was one of the heroes of London's riot.
A toddler is in a serious condition in Auckland's Middlemore Hospital this morning after being badly burned in a car fire in northern Hawke's Bay yesterday.
One person is dead after their vehicle crashed into a bridge in North Otago early today.
The Commerce Commission says it is still chasing Vodafone over allegedly misleading customers for mobile internet services, after the telecommunications giant was today fined more than $400,000 for misleading advertisements.
Coach Graham Henry has opted to rest a number of front-line players for the trip to South Africa for a Tri-Nations rugby match on August 20.
Prime Minister John Key doesn't want to tell adidas how to run its business - but says when you're in the hole, you should stop digging.
Changes to the rules around welfare for young people will be announced tomorrow by Prime Minister John Key, who says current policies aren't working.
Two teenagers who died in a head-on smash in Manawatu yesterday have been named.
An explosive band of showers currently covering Auckland is bringing torrential rain to parts of the city, while heavy snow and gale-force winds continue to batter other parts of the country.
Strong defence and ruthlessness in taking their chances took the All Blacks to a convincing win over Australia in tonight's Tri-Nations test match at Eden Park.
Two teenage girls have been killed in a head-on smash after their car crossed the centre-line.