A Kiwi mother who almost lost her son to suicide has created an app to make it simpler for people to reach out in crisis.
More than 2000 salmon have escaped into a Canterbury canal system - and anglers are taking advantage of the unexpected booty.
A scuffle broke out between members of the Muslim community and a person who appeared to make race-related threats outside the High Court in Christchurch today.
A person, who potentially exposed hundreds of domestic passengers last week to measles, had ignored warnings to stay isolated.
District health boards are a sector in drift and they're drowning in a sea of red ink, the opposition says.
Christchurch City Council has unanimously agreed to reconsider how it manages traffic through the city's northern suburbs, before the Christchurch Northern Corridor opens.
A liquor store operator has been ordered to pay nearly $200,000 in penalties and unpaid wages.
Nearly 9000 children and teens needed dental work under general anaesthetic last year for largely preventable conditions.
Drivers on the Lewis Pass, in north Canterbury, are being warned to be prepared for delays, as part of the road has been reduced to one lane due to severe erosion.
Drivers on the South Island's Lewis Pass are being warned to be prepared for delays, as part of the road has been reduced to one lane due to severe erosion.
A midwife who helped a Wanaka woman give birth in her office says the Southern DHB head is misinformed about what facilities are available in the town.
Hut bookings for the Milford track walking season 2019/2020 have booked out in a number of minutes.
Hundreds of speed cameras, attracting much larger fines, could be added to the roading network under the next road safety strategy.
National leader Simon Bridges says the political poll that showed his party had gained support was the most similar to National's own polling.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford acknowledges millionaires are able to buy a KiwiBuild home if they wish, but says he is not about to shut down the "bank of Mum and Dad''.
Strikes by junior doctors this year have cost district health boards more than $19 million and there was no end in sight.
A Wanaka midwives support group have rejected Southern DHB's claims a woman who gave birth on an office floor had access to a procedure room in a medical centre next door.
LGBTI rights advocates in Samoa are protesting against the censoring of the Elton John biopic Rocketman.
A West Coast community says Fox Glacier will become a ghost town without access to its star attraction.
The government has announced plans to pull New Zealand troops out of Iraq by June 2020.