A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sexual offending at the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast.
The government has announced extra funding to give thousands of early childhood teachers pay parity with kindergarten and school teachers.
The killers of Nelson woman Tracey-Anne Harris were jailed after years of gossip and shaky evidence from drug underworld denizens, lawyers told the Court of Appeal today.
The number of Covid-19 vaccination doses in New Zealand should hit the half million mark in the next two weeks, Minister for the Covid-19 Response Chris Hipkins has revealed.
Staff have gathered at the Countdown supermarket for a blessing following the devastating knife attack on Monday.
A young South Island woman born with a rare genetic disorder is calling on potential employers to "look past the label" after she was repeatedly rebuffed while seeking a job.
A Christchurch man who flouted Covid-19 lockdown rules has had his conviction quashed after a fundamental error was made by a duty solicitor and judge.
Some small NZ settlements are in line to all get their Covid-19 vaccinations in one go, possibly before the end of the month, as more details of how rural areas will be vaccinated emerge.
The Auditor-General is urging the Ministry of Social Development to pursue prosecution against businesses who have misused the wage subsidy scheme.
An armed police manhunt spanning from the West Coast to coastal Otago has resulted in the arrest of a 59-year-old man in relation to a firearms incident near Greymouth.
A supermarket manager who was stabbed four times after confronting a knife-wielding attacker has been hailed as a hero by his mate.
Dunedin Hospital’s emergency department was already brimming with people when staff got the call that a major trauma incident was unfolding just blocks away.
Countdown's general manager of corporate affairs Kiri Hannifin sayst the company was concerned about both the frequency and severity of assaults in supermarkets.
The man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage at a Dunedin supermarket will keep his identity under wraps until next month.
There are no new cases of Covid-19 in the community or in managed isolation, the Ministry of Health reports.
A Countdown staff member and mother of four remains in hospital after the stabbing rampage at a central Dunedin supermarket.
Police have made an arrest after a manhunt in Cromwell which was linked to an earlier armed offenders squad callout in Waitati.
Countdown general manager of corporate affairs Kiri Hannifin said the company was concerned about both the frequency and severity of assaults in its stores.