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.
Prisoners look unlikely to get the vote any time soon even after a Supreme Court ruling in their favour.
A bird that's supposed to be extinct has reportedly been spotted in Golden Bay near the top of the South Island.
The New Zealand women's cricketers now face Australia on Wednesday in a must-win game.
Profits from pokies are increasing despite a drop in the number of gaming machines and venues.
The Black Ferns have beaten France 14-0 in the first women's rugby test in Toulon.
A Taranaki man accused of blackmailing the Department of Conservation (Doc) in an attempt to end its 1080 pest control programme has lost a bid to keep his name secret.
Boxing New Zealand will cease any involvement in charity boxing, saying it has, for some time, had "very real and grave concerns over the safety of participants".
New Zealand's Chief Censor is questioning its classification processes, after a suicide scene in a A Star Is Born distressed some viewers.
Dairy prices have again fallen to the lowest level in more than two years in the latest global auction overnight.
Doctors and emergency departments are on alert for a rare strain of meningococcal disease that has killed six people this year.