A review of the Government's drug buyer Pharmac will focus on the timeliness and transparency of its decisions.
A UK survey that rated New Zealand among the top three worst countries to drive in has been ridiculed by road safety organisations.
The two-storey house made famous as the setting for Kiwi TV shows Outrageous Fortune and Westside has been demolished.
Police have been ordered to pay one of their own nearly $10,000 after their prosecution of his alleged domestic violence showed "clear negligence".
The Principals' Federation has suggested schools defy legally-binding directives to enrol violent children who have been kicked out of other schools.
A passenger who flew from Auckland to Queenstown and was taken straight from the plane to hospital with "mild flu-like symptoms" has returned a negative Covid test.
A man has been charged with committing an indecent act against a child in a public toilet in Dunedin.
The prime minister says she knows many New Zealanders were upset, frustrated and angry with the Covid rule-breakers.
Police have revealed the name of the woman who died after a crash on State Highway 6, on the West Coast, last month.
A fishing boat that ran aground at a remote South Island beach was finally refloated on Monday morning – almost four days after it became stuck.
WARNING: Graphic content. A man who beat his friend to death with a cricket bat made “quite extraordinary” changes to his story to fit the evidence, the Crown says.
Nearly 700 university staff, including more than 40 at Canterbury University, are losing or leaving their jobs because of the financial hole caused by falling foreign enrolments.
The National Party wants Covid-19 rule-breakers to be slapped with tough sanctions after Auckland was plunged back into lockdown over the weekend.
A Catholic priest who has been working at Mercy Parish South Dunedin for more than a year is being investigated over alleged sexual misconduct.
Wanaka couple Roy Rose and Leanne Taylor-Rose no longer have active cases of Covid-19, but that does not mean the disease has released them from its clutches.
Movie stars, lighting equipment and smoke machines seem somewhat out of place on the otherwise quiet downtown streets of Dunedin.