A pilot has been awarded $3000 in compensation after being quarantined in his bed bug-infested rental apartment in Auckland.
Baldwin St's reign as the world's steepest street is over, but a Guinness World Records editor says it "looks better and more convincing" than the new title-holder.
The government is proposing a new road safety strategy called Road to Zero, aiming to cut road deaths by 40 percent in the next decade.
The country's largest gun retailer is about to open a new mega store in Christchurch - angering some residents living close by who don't want the big, blue building in their midst.
The number of new residents settling in New Zealand has reached the lowest level since the turn of the 21st century.
E-cigarette giant JUUL's chief executive is apologising to parents amid worries of an epidemic of vaping among children.
The meat industry says vegans, who are putting stickers on meat in supermarkets to deter people from buying them, are acting in a disturbing and illegal way.
Philanthropist and adventurer Jo Morgan is returning to conquer Mount Hicks and will take with her the ashes of one of the guides who was killed when he attempted the climb last year.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is heading to Melbourne this week and will meet her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for the first time since his re-election.
Department of Conservation rangers are on high alert for 'penguin call-outs' after they've been spotted waddling around Wellington.
The Royal Commission of Inquiry into historic state abuse has refused to clarify details about an inquiry into a high-profile former Dunedin gang member's appointment into a key role.
The Auditor-General's investigators are to look into the National Party's complaints about taxpayer funding being used to underwrite KiwiBuild homes.
A Christchurch City Councillor says the fire at a historic building was an accident waiting to happen.
A heritage order is being sought by people on the West Coast to protect four 300-year-old rātā trees from being chopped down.
The Paeroa pizza shop where Jordan Voudouris was shot in an unsolved murder case was destroyed by fire last night.
An Auckland man who murdered his mother and set fire to her Mt Roskill home has been given a life sentence with a minimum non-parole period of 10 years.
Retirement village operators are being urged to get rid of the jargon from the agreements elderly sign when they move into care facilities.
The one-year reign of a Tongan beauty queen has been wiped from the record books in retaliation for her speech at last week's crowning ceremony.
An independent review of jeweller Michael Hill International has found it underpaid its retail staff in Australia for the past six years.
The leader of a Welsh bid to snatch the title of world's steepest street from Dunedin's Baldwin Street is worried the lack of documents on the construction of the 1000-year-old road will thwart them.