It has long been said that eating carrots helps improve your eyesight. But you would be forgiven for thinking you were seeing things if you drove the Waipahi Highway in the last 12 hours or so.
A plan to create a Wellington-Canberra travel bubble has been described as ''curious'' by the government-sanctioned group that's been working for weeks on the project.
A burst water main in central Queenstown caused chaos for several hours yesterday as businesses scrambled to keep their shops from flooding.
A businessman has been jailed in what has been described as an "unprecedented large-scale tax evasion" after he and his company smuggled nearly 20 million cigarettes into NZ.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is being urged to move NZ to level 1 immediately in light of the criteria in a leaked Cabinet paper.
New Zealand has now gone 13 days in a row with no new Covid-19 cases, and Director general of Health Ashley Bloomfield says it is the envy of many other countries.
When Jenny Beck called all of her staff into a meeting after the Covid-19 lockdown, the mood was anxious.
Mountain Biking Otago has been ordered to rename three of its Signal Hill mountain-biking tracks after the Dunedin City Council deemed their monikers inappropriate.
A consumer watchdog says it is not reasonable for Air New Zealand to deny customers refunds and offer them credits instead.
A jet boat driver involved in a fatal crash on the Hollyford River last year had a blood alcohol level of three times the legal driving limit, an investigation has revealed.
Australians will be able to register their interest for flights to New Zealand in July, according to reports from across the Tasman.
The prime minister says there will still be strict controls on the border, but all current rules and restrictions on businesses and services will be "essentially lifted" under alert level 1.
Air New Zealand is hanging tough on refunds in the face of renewed pressure from Consumer NZ, which says the airline will suffer lasting brand damage.
Carefully skirting other shoppers at the supermarket and staying seated in pubs could soon be a distant memory, with NZ on track to move to alert level 1 next week.
A woman who was dragged down a gravel path and sexually violated on the shores of Lake Dunstan will live with the memories of her ordeal for the rest of her life, a court has heard.
Students will be offered bonus credits in this year's senior school assessments to compensate for lost classroom time during the Covid-19 lockdown.