After "tragic" losses at the only mainland northern royal albatross colony during breeding last year, things are looking positive with 29 chicks hatched this summer. But don't count your albatross...
All frontline officers in Canterbury have been told to carry firearms until further notice.
Hot on the heels of Lime e-scooters being pulled from Dunedin streets Christchurch City councillors have voted to allow Lime to expand its fleet in the city.
A decision on Lime scooters' return to Dunedin streets is expected in the coming days.
Award-winning political journalist Corin Dann is to replace Guyon Espiner on RNZ's flagship programme Morning Report.
A measles outbreak has been confirmed in Canterbury.
A court has ruled collapsed company Mainzeal traded while insolvent for nine years and has held some of the directors, including ex-PM Jenny Shipley, liable for $36m for letting it happen.
A new report has found that the majority of Kiwi kids are flourishing, but some still face significant challenges.
A farm safety group is warning the agricultural sector could face greater regulation if it fails to lift its poor health and safety record.
The Automobile Association is calling for all Lime scooters to be taken off the country's streets until they are proven safe.
Auckland councillors bombarded by emails in support of the e-scooter company Lime say it's a tactic other lobbyists have tried, such as in the 1080 debate.
'Pit stops' will be held to try to to educate the "lycra louts" who have led to a school cancelling its walking bus.
On the eighth anniversary of the 2011 quake teenager Ashley Cullen, describes how mental illness tore through her childhood.
Serial rapist Malcolm Rewa has been found guilty of murdering Susan Burdett in 1992.
Two elderly poodles, neglected to the point where they no longer looked like dogs, have topped SPCA's annual list of shame.
A massive slip almost half a kilometre long has closed the main highway heading to the glaciers on the South Island's West Coast.
As operations ramp up on the West Coast to re-enter Pike River mine, in another small mining town minds are turning to another tragedy underground - the death of 34 men and boys in Kaitangata 140 years ago.
A multimillion-dollar redevelopment in Queenstown including a state-of-the-art gondola, lower terminal building and a 650-seat restaurant is set to go ahead.
Sir Owen Glenn has suspended funding of the New Zealand women's hockey team because of his concerns over the resignation of former coach Mark Hager.
Toulon rugby boss Mourad Boudjellal has defended his criticism of former All Black wing Julian Savea and launched another stinging attack on the under-performing star.