Car owners are being warned they will feel the pinch hardest as the US dollar drives down the New Zealand currency and pushes up petrol costs.
New Zealand's Bird of the Year competition has become the target of sabotage.
OPINION: Simon Bridges' leadership of the National Party is under scrutiny after a "train wreck" press conference, the Jami-Lee Ross mystery raises a spate of rumours, and NZ First backs a loser with its immigrant bill.
Long-time Auckland transparency activist Penny Bright has died in hospital at the age of 64.
A planned workers' camp for staff who will build the new Waikeria Prison has been labelled "a prison to build a prison".
Marlon Williams has won the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award for his poignant ballad Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore.
Thousands of school children are signed up to holiday programmes, but they don't come cheap - some costing as much as $150 a day.
A bad batch of synthetic drugs affecting Christchurch is now being blamed for killing at least one person.
A man has been seriously injured in a crash near Rotorua Airport not long after failing to stop for police.
The prime minister says she wishes National MP Jami-Lee Ross well as he takes medical leave from Parliament, but has little other comment about the situation.
The tramper who was killed while hiking on Mount Tongariro has been named.
Secondary teachers are prepared to strike if the Government does not improve its pay offer.
National MP Jami-Lee Ross is standing down from his portfolios and from the front bench of the opposition due to personal health issues.
The powerful hunting lobby has won concessions in the heated fight over the cull of thousands of Himalayan Tahr.
Another important step to re-entering the Pike River Mine has been achieved, with the arrival of equipment that is needed to purge the mine of explosive methane.
Police have this afternoon named the mother and three-year-old child who died in a tragic tractor accident on a rural property near Dunback.
Internet NZ expects New Zealanders will have been caught up in a huge Facebook hack.
A mother-of-two says she had no choice but to return her sick baby to her 'swamp house' after she was discharged from hospital.
Christchurch sisters Natasha English and Tatyanna Meharry have won the supreme award at the 2018 World of WearableArt Awards in Wellington.
Students are having their say about mental health care and waiting times in universities.