Auckland Transport was asked five months ago to investigate the safety of a road which was the scene of a fatal crash on Saturday.
A deaf Wellington man says he's furious after a woman apparently pretending to be deaf so she could try to sell sign-language cards, came into his work.
The South Canterbury District Health Board says patients will not be inconvenienced by a lockdown in a Timaru Hospital room.
The huge amounts of rubbish collected from four Central Otago freedom camping sites so far this season should be considered "a positive", Central Otago deputy mayor Neil Gillespie says.
More than 16 tonnes of rubbish has been collected from camping sites around Lake Dunstan since November, and it's still not even peak season yet.
The release of the list of most popular baby names in 2018 shows that New Zealand parents are getting more creative as the years go by.
Foul play has been ruled out in the deaths of six fur seal pups found beheaded in Canterbury's Banks Peninsula.
An elderly widow who lives alone has been attacked in her Northland home, after two women came to her door asking for fuel.
New Zealand's population could hit five million by the end of the year.
A push for sustainable tourism is being embraced by the industry as visitor numbers look set to boom.
Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has hit out at BP which has been distributing pamphlets at its petrol stations explaining the cost of a litre of petrol.
Nine fire crews have battled a fire at a home near Wanaka overnight.
Fluctuating E coli levels in Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu are going largely unexplained, prompting calls for more scientific research.
A lawyer who represents state abuse survivors fears the Royal Commission of Inquiry might not start hearing evidence for months, leaving her clients feeling anxious and frustrated.
The SPCA says birds are showing up in Wellington either distressed or dead after being decorated with tinsel, rings and other items.
The occupants of six houses in the Dunedin suburb of St Clair remain out of their homes, three weeks after being evacuated due to a slip in the area.
A trust protecting one of the world's rarest penguin species says its local population is at crisis point.
New Zealand's apple growers fear a bumper crop coupled with a shortage of workers could mean some of the summer harvest is lost.
The Royals enjoyed renewed popularity last year, and not just for their weddings.
Tenants at a movie complex in central Wellington are still waiting to find out how long the building will be out of action.