Moss Burmester joined swimming's elite when he won gold at the world short-course championships in Manchester yesterday.
The mother of murdered baby twins Chris and Cru Kahui, not their father, caused their fatal injuries and confessed to doing it, defence lawyers for Chris Kahui have told the High Court in Auckland.
The Southern Steel had to call on all their experience in extra-time to come away with a 52-50 win over the Central Pulse in a trans-Tasman netball championship match in Wellington tonight.
A breakthrough could be in sight in the junior doctors' dispute with district health boards (DHBs), with meetings between the parties called for tomorrow and Wednesday.
Police have captured a teenager who was on the roof of flats in South Dunedin.
A psychiatric patient escaped from Wakari Hospital in Dunedin today.
Former Hurricanes player Isaac Boss, now an Irish international says an allegation of rape made against him in Northern Ireland is malicious and unfounded.
Bail has been granted to two of the four teenagers charged with an attack in Christchurch that has put a 14-year-old boy in hospital with brain swelling.
Prime Minister Helen Clark is questioning the credibility of National's promised moratorium on asset sales in a first term of government.
Prime Minister Helen Clark says compulsory third-party insurance for all drivers is a good idea.
The trial of Chris Kahui for the murder of his twin sons has been delayed after a television cameraman collapsed in court.
New Zealand's campaign ended on the ultimate high when butterfly maestro Moss Burmester won gold at the world short course swimming championships in Manchester this morning (NZ time).
Police and the Wellington coroner are calling for detox centres to be set up so drunken prisoners are not automatically put into cells.
John Key has ruled out asset sales in the first term of a National government, but is not saying if it could happen after that.
Warriors 36 Bulldogs 16 Giant winger Manu Vatuvei yesterday continued his rich try-scoring form as the New Zealand Warriors maintained their unbeaten home record in this season's NRL with a 36...
There was no change at the top of the Super 14 standings after the ninth round this weekend, but below the Crusaders and the Sharks, the complexion of the table changed dramatically for the New Zealand sides.
Property developers are using title covenants to stop houses for low income families or disabled people being built in subdivisions, a parliamentary committee was told today.
An immigrant has topped the list of New Zealand's most beloved sporting heroes, heading off a part-time underwear model and a rowing heart patient.
A rare disciplinary breach among the Crusaders squad compounded a selection headache this week for coach Robbie Deans who has been forced to make wholesale changes for their Super 14 rugby match against the Lions at AMI Stadium here on Saturday.