The owners of a Canterbury pub have been fined $30,000 for treating their employees as casuals.
A freshwater scientist says New Zealand is losing the battle when it comes to water quality.
If you happen to see a someone carrying two lime scooters over their shoulders, shoving them into a car boot and driving away into the night don't be alarmed.
A Palmerston North woman has lost confidence in her image after the employees of a hair salon called her a freak and ordered her to leave.
A man claims to have seen someone fleeing the crash that killed three teenagers in Christchurch last night.
Police are charging a 14-year-old in relation to the armed robbery of a dairy in Timaru.
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.