Middlemore Hospital is apologising to patients seen by a man pretending to be a doctor and contacting each one.
An accomplished space scientist is now grounded on home detention for offences described as a determined campaign to break, humiliate and embarrass a woman he knew.
National leader Christopher Luxon has conceded that the Sam Uffindell saga shows the party needs to improve its candidate selection policies.
Police will be monitoring a protest led by Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki that intends marching through central Wellington before staging a mock trial at Parliament.
A new poll has Labour and National almost deadlocked - and Labour's pollsters have found Labour and the Greens could not form a Government, even if helped by NZ First or Te Pāti Māori.
Embattled National MP Sam Uffindell was put on notice for living in one of North Dunedin’s filthiest flats, described as a haven for vermin and disease by health inspectors.
What was at first consensual sex while tied to the front seat of a car beside a Nelson river morphed into a frightening encounter involving a combat knife and metal hooks.
Air New Zealand will operate a reduced schedule over the next six months as staff sickness levels continue to cause disruption to travel.
National MP Sam Uffindell says boarding schools were full of 'rough and tumble' in the 1990s. But were violence and bullying really par for the course and has anything changed?
Fire crews have been tackling a blaze at Johnny's Bar and Restaurant on the main street of Westport.
National MP Sam Uffindell has been stood down from the party's caucus while an investigation is carried out into allegations he bullied a flatmate when he was a university student.
Auckland University researchers say they have had a breakthrough in the management of tinnitus that they hope will be rolled out worldwide.
The government has passed its bill repealing the three strikes law, which automatically hands maximum sentences to criminals who commit three serious crimes.
New Zealand's last surviving veteran of the Second World War's bloody Battle of Crete - and possibly the world's - has died aged 104.
A female teacher jailed for almost a decade for sexually violating and manipulating a 10-year-old boy has been refused parole for the sixth time.
National's newest MP says he was "a 16-year-old thug" who was kicked out of his boarding school as a teenager for beating a younger student.