People may face longer wait times for rescue helicopters in the lower South Island after a crash near Auckland Islands.
A royal visit is usually cause for clamouring crowds and speculation about where the best places are to catch a glimpse, but this week's visit by Prince William is expected to be a little more solemn.
Newly released documents show road control authorities were pushing for a speed limit for scooters on footpaths of just 10kmh more than a decade ago.
Police say that while there's no specific threat to Anzac Day, security will be tight.
Reports that the Sri Lankan suicide bombings over Easter weekend were retaliation for the Christchurch mosques terror attacks and were carried out by IS are being treated with caution by the New...
A Dunedin disabled man is taking action after witnessing the frustration he and others go through waiting for months to have essential home modifications done.
A growing obsession with health and wellness is the muscle behind momentum in the $60 billion a year global industry with everything from gyms to wearable devices generating big profits.
A person has died after a crash north of Gisborne early this morning, bringing the road toll for the Easter holiday period to three.
Mental health helplines have been inundated with calls from people traumatised by media coverage of the Christchurch terror attacks.
An Indian restaurant business has been found to owe seven former employees more than $41,000 in unpaid wages.
A group of Christchurch car racers, who earned 177 traffic violation notices in one weekend, are cooperating with police before another event starting tonight.
Westland can't afford to continue paying for the cleanup of rubbish washed down the Fox River, and it needs Government help, its mayor says.
A nationally vulnerable duck species is making a comeback following a programme to curb predators in Fiordland.
The National Party is calling the u-turn on a capital gains tax a massive failure for the Prime Minister, but Jacinda Ardern says she's delivering what the public asked for - or in this case, didn...
The debt of Housing New Zealand tenants wrongly evicted under a flawed meth testing regime will be wiped by the Government.
Federated Farmers have launched a scathing attack on the government over its programme on pastoral leases, accusing it of a lack of integrity.
Warning distressing content: The father of a five-year-old girl who suffered brain damage after being shot at the Al Noor mosque believes his daughter would be dead if he had not lifted her up just...
Student leaders from the University of Otago's Knox College wrote a letter to hostel managers two years ago telling them sexual assault complaints were not being handled properly.
Bus company Ritchies has pleaded guilty to a health and safety charge laid over the 2016 Christmas Eve bus crash near Gisborne that left three people dead.
A NZ nurse working for the Red Cross was captured by Islamic State in Syria more than five years ago, and there are now public pleas for any information that could help bring her home.