The price of bread looks set to rise as the shortage of Australian wheat starts to hit this country.
A virus deadly to rabbits will be released in some areas of the Residential Red Zone in a bid to curb rising rabbit numbers in Christchurch.
Police are yet to charge anyone with breaching name suppression of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane.
Immigration New Zealand registered four times more website visits than usual from Australia the day after the Liberal coalition's general election win.
The Crown underwrite for unsold Kiwibuild homes has been triggered for a second time.
The Prime Minister and her deputy are sending mixed signals over potential changes to KiwiSaver for those over the age of 65.
A mentally ill woman who harmed a stranger was let down by the Southern District Health Board, the Mental Health Commissioner says.
As another case of unethical puppy farming has come to light, a petition with 11,000 signatures is supporting an animal welfare organisation demanding better dog breeding and sale legislation.
Another KiwiBuild development backed by taxpayer money is failing to generate buyer demand - prompting more calls for Labour's flagship programme to be dumped.
Authorities say a fire that left a South Auckland family homeless spread so quickly because of their couch which has a highly flammable foam filling.
A well-preserved fruitcake which sat in a hut in Antarctica for over a century will go on display at Canterbury Museum from today, before it is sent back permanently to the frozen continent.
Children with life-threatening allergies whose families cannot afford to pay for EpiPen auto-injectors are at serious risk, say specialists.
The Government will spend $12 million in an effort to combat rheumatic fever.
Police investigating the unsolved death of a 21-year-old mother who was fatally stabbed in her Christchurch home in 1995 have announced a new $100,000 reward for information.
A Dunedin man with a disability who has waited more than 18 months for his bathroom to be modified is taking his fight to Parliament.
Thousands of hectares of prime Wairoa farmland sold to out-of-town forestry investors in recent months could have a "catastrophic" impact on the town, says the Wairoa Mayor.
A young New Zealander entered a Japanese hospital in psychosis. He left braindead. His grieving mother is fighting for change.
Dangerous snorkelling tours are taking place in Rarotonga's Avaavaroa passage, the Cook Islands Water Safety Council says.
A 41-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with theft after dozens of plaques went missing from a cemetery in Christchurch.
Police say visits to some firearms owners are being carried out as a result of information received about troubling behaviour.