Forest & Bird has won an appeal against the development of an opencast coal mine on the West Coast of the South Island.
Maori leader Sir Ngatata Love has died, his family has confirmed.
The National Party president is defending his handling of a complaint laid against former National MP Jami-Lee Ross.
A notorious paedophile Catholic priest quietly transferred from New Zealand to the UK was free to keep abusing children for two more decades due to Church failings.
The Mental Health Foundation says language used to describe Jami-Lee Ross' distress is damaging to others with their own mental health troubles.
A Tasman woman has set the record for the highest skydive in New Zealand.
Smoke from domestic fires may cause not only respiratory diseases, but skin conditions as well, NZ researchers have found.
The helicopter that crashed in Wanaka, killing three men, has been removed from the scene.
Suspicious posts on community Facebook pages in Wellington and Auckland have caught the attention of police.
A man had to be cut from his vehicle and flown to hospital after a crash in Kaikōura overnight.
National Party deputy leader Paula Bennett says Simon Bridges did talk with Chinese businessman Yikun Zhang, but is unsure whether they talked about a donation.
The 71-year-old man on trial for raping three women and a girl nearly 50 years ago can now be named as serial rapist Stewart Murray Wilson.
A computing and communications academic warns that live streaming music, films and information via the Internet is harming the environment.
Five rare kiwi chicks will be released back into their Southland home now they are heavy enough to fight off stoats alone.
Suzy the super-sized feral sheep who spent years evading farmers in the King Country is now minus her exceptional cloak.
Sex, lies, bullying and alcohol all played a part in the wheels coming off Cycling New Zealand's high performance track programme, an independent review has found.
Traditional tourist operators, including some in Queenstown, are looking to Airbnb Experiences to help boost their businesses.
New Zealand activists being fined in Israel for urging pop singer Lorde to cancel her concert have raised more than $14,000 for a Palestinian charity.
The killing of a man in the rural Canterbury community of Charing Cross has gang connections and police are concerned the incident could spark a retaliation.
Māori, Pacifica and Indian premature babies are less likely to receive resuscitation attempts than babies of other ethnicities, a national report has found.