Six people have lost their lives in water tragedies since January 1, including one in Canterbury, prompting water safety advocates to sound a warning.
Former Christchurch-based Bachelor NZ contestant Naz Khanjani has been fighting Covid-19 in the UK, where she moved in September to be with her partner.
Organisers of the Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert near Queenstown have been forced to change the line-up because of Covid-19 outbreaks in two Australian states.
They met on camera, married at first sight and navigated the first few weeks of their new life together in front of film crews and the nation. Almost four years on, Brett and Angel sit down to talk about their "fairytale" romance and exciting plans for the future.
A fictional seven-episode Netflix drama has been a game changer for the Canterbury Chess Club, which has seen a big increase in numbers - and people using the Sicilian Defence.
Mick Innes, who was best known for playing Rod on the Australian soap Home And Away, died at his family home in Christchurch early on Saturday morning.
American country singer Charley Pride, whose No 1 hits included All I Have to Offer You (Is Me) and Kiss an Angel Good Mornin', has died due to complications from Covid-19. He was 86.
Kiwi indie pop musician Estère has released a steamy new single and announced a date for her Christchurch concert.
From Jacinda Ardern's dance moves to Judith Collins' arching eyebrow, the short-list for NZ's best quote of 2020 is out - and your vote will decide the winner.
A grateful Cinderella - aka What Now presenter Erin Wells - has had her costume fitting for the upcoming pantomime set in the mythical village of Hay Hoon, south of Addingtoon, Hilmortoon and Spreydoon.
The Santa Parade in Nelson is set to exceed organisers' expectations with about 60 floats due to take part on Sunday.
The wait is over for a highly-anticipated supermarket that features a range of boutique grocery shops under one roof at Christchurch's Bush Inn Centre.
TVNZ has apologised after its Breakfast programme was conned into wishing notorious serial killers a happy wedding anniversary.
Despite the Government rushing through legislation to allow it, there will be no testing of drugs at the Rhythm & Alps music festival at the end of this month.