Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has met with his Australian counterpart, once again raising concerns around the country's deportation policy.
Former Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond has set a national record on his way to victory in the the 4000m individual men's pursuit at the Track Cycling Nationals in Cambridge.
Refugees will be settled in towns such as Whanganui and Timaru under a new government strategy announced today.
Westland District Council will today hear from struggling campground owners, who have experienced a "painfully quiet" summer after the introduction of designated freedom camping areas.
New Zealand-led research shows unpredictable extreme weather could worsen as major ice sheets melt.
A large crowd has gathered on the marae at Waitangi for a dawn service marking the 179th anniversary of the signing of the treaty.
An Invercargill man is accusing ACC of failing to help him manage a disabling disease he developed while working.
A teenager who murdered a homeless man has been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum non-parole period of 10 years.
In the lead-up to Waitangi Day, history teachers are calling for compulsory teaching of New Zealand's Māori and colonial history in schools, but government representatives are rejecting the idea.
New Zealand guitar great Peter Posa has died, aged 77.
Westpac New Zealand is refunding more than 30,000 customers after overcharging them on fees for some of their former accounts.
Some cancer sufferers are spending large sums of money on expensive drugs that will not extend their life, a specialist says.
Fifteen years after having mud thrown in his face at Waitangi, Don Brash is set to return to the marae.
Health Minister David Clark will review the government's policy on drug advertising after public consultation.
The Department of Conservation in Dunedin is having so much success with their dog safety initiative, they're looking at spreading it to other parts of the country.
E. coli has been detected in the water supply to a Wairarapa town hosting a popular event today.
Could it finally be time to recognise Aotearoa alongside New Zealand as the name for this country?
As a teenager, Chris Kennedy dreamed of being a professional skateboarder, but that dream went off the rails.
Property developers have begun delivering their wish-lists to Housing Minister Phil Twyford on ways to improve the troubled KiwiBuild scheme.
The Government is scrapping all of its interim KiwiBuild targets and going back to the drawing board.