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.
An Otago regional councillor is being investigated by the council for compliance breaches relating to farming.
New Zealand red meat exports topped $6.7 billion in the financial year to September - $1.2b up on the year prior.
A former lawyer and Queenstown woman says the resignation of a law firm partner over drunken behaviour won't be career ending.
Two people have died on New Zealand roads this morning, with one fatally hit by a car on the Kapiti Coast and a second person dying in a crash on Auckland's Albany Expressway.
The previous conviction for a repeat rapist who committed a violent attack in the Riverhead quarry near Auckland can now be reported for the first time.
The assault laws need changing to protect teachers acting in good faith, the president of the Tai Tokerau Principals' Association has said.
The Court of Appeal has upheld Mark Lundy's convictions for the murders of his wife Christine and daughter Amber.
New Zealand's economy could not sustain an emissions target that kept global warming below 1.5°C, a climate expert says.
Police are defending their four-month investigation into a principal who physically restrained a child in his class and stopped him running away from the school.