A proposal to slash local journalists has some Aucklanders worrying their communities will fall off the news radar - and their leaders will be unaccountable.
A spate of motorcycle deaths at the weekend could trigger a new licence test for motorcyclists who purchase big powerful bikes.
The Black Ferns have lost their first rugby test in almost a year and a half, defeated 30-27 by France in Grenoble.
Redheads have been gathering in the capital to celebrate the colour of their hair at New Zealand's first Ginger Gathering.
Douglas Wright, a dancer and choreographer recognised as one of the major influencers of modern dance in NZ has died. He was 62.
Forbes Magazine has named two young New Zealanders in its annual "30 under 30" rankings - designed to showcase 30 people under the age of 30 the world needs to watch.
A man has died at Whangārei Hospital after being restrained following an assault on a staff member.
Greater altruism is needed to solve the affordability crisis confronting Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes, a property developer says.
A new breed of sheep debuting at the New Zealand Agricultural Show in Christchurch is proving very popular with the crowds.
A man has serious injuries after a shooting in the Auckland suburb of Manurewa early today.
Young families are leaving Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes due to the losing battle with housing affordability.
Bunnings Warehouse is suggesting community groups running charity sausage sizzles order their ingredients more safely.
A rising number of cases of worrying Meningococcal disease has prompted Crown research agency ESR to increase its monitoring.
An independent inquiry into the Earthquake Commission wants to hear from people who are unhappy with their experience with EQC, but will not relitigate past insurance settlements or claims.
An inquiry into the government's appointment of the deputy police commissioner has found the process was "adequate and fit for purpose''.
Drones are disrupting airspace every week and instances are becoming more regular, Airways New Zealand says.
Shane Jones has had to correct 20 answers to questions from the National Party after he failed to disclose meetings he had earlier this year.
The controlled airspace around Wellington Airport was closed for 30 minutes this evening after a drone was spotted flying "extremely close" to the runway.
The company that supplies e-scooters to Christchurch and Auckland has issued a global recall for one of its models.
Services marking 100 years since the end of WW1 started in New Zealand with a dawn service in Wellington.