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.
The all-women Queen's Honours investiture ceremony held in Auckland recognised contributions to everything from comedy to conservation.
The government is promising more of New Zealand's rivers will be swimmable in five years' time.
National Party leader Simon Bridges says his leadership is not under threat.
The Nauru government is ending a mental health service for refugees detained on behalf of the Australian government.
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.