The mother of a toddler bashed during a Mongrel Mob attack was sickened by the gangster's $250 offer to her son and his lack of remorse.
A Gore business was allegedly targeted in a ram-raid by a group of teens — one only 13 — at the weekend.
A healthcare company has apologised for the "shocking" treatment of a diabetic woman who did not receive her regular insulin medication and died after being admitted to one of its rest homes.
National has dropped to 37% but still leads Labour on 33% in the latest 1 News / Kantar political poll.
National MP Sam Uffindell was asked to leave King's College while he was a student after he was involved in a late-night violent beating of a younger boy.
An eight-year-old boy has had nasal surgery performed on him, despite his parents' refusal to give consent for the procedure.
A Robinson helicopter crash that killed two people near Queenstown wouldn't have occurred in any other chopper, a coroner has found.
A survivor of a horror crash that killed seven members of his family woke up to learn his baby daughter had died in the tragedy.
The owners of a South Dunedin sushi restaurant have been left shaken and a man had to be tasered after allegedly going on a window smashing spree twice at the weekend.
A witness is still in shock after hearing a youngster plead with bystanders pinning him down after a jewellery heist that he was "only 13" and to "let him go".
Christopher Luxon will be hoping a majority of the 600-plus delegates at the National Party conference in Christchurch over the weekend now see him as a prime minister in waiting.
State Highway 1 south of Kaikōura has reopened this morning but road patrols are in place and motorists are warned to take extra care.
National leader Christopher Luxon has taken aim at people on welfare for longer than a year, in particular young people, at the annual party conference in Christchurch.
Police are making inquiries on behalf of the coroner after a 12-year-old school pupil collapsed while running in an Auckland park on Thursday.
The daily case numbers of Covid-19 continue to fall, with 3302 new cases reported today, as well as the deaths of 18 people with the virus.
Covid-19 has been directly responsible for one in seven recent deaths – and has already claimed five times as many lives as those lost in car accidents last year.
New Zealand has hundreds fewer nurses per 100,000 people than Australia, with the divide doubling in a decade, figures show.