Coverage is slowly being restored to thousands of Spark customers in the South Island after floods caused a widespread outage last night and more bad weather is forecast for parts if NZ
The death of a woman, whose body has been found in a car on the West Coast, is being treated as homicide.
Several tourists are stranded at a campground in Whataroa on the West Coast, including some "terrified" freedom campers who narrowly escaped a rapidly rising river.
There are significant slips between Franz Josef and Fox Glacier on the West Coast after heavy rain - with more bad weather forecast.
The Government has overhauled leadership of the nation's health boards, appointing new chairs at 13 of the 19 DHBs.
A Kurow man shot by police on Thursday was "respected worldwide" as a fishing guide and a friend to many, a close friend and former co-worker says.
The woman who went on a Tinder date with Grace Millane's killer while her body lay in his apartment says she was so unnerved, she lied to him about where her car was parked.
The Government expects to drive down petrol prices by between 18-32c a litre as a result of new rules which are expected to "swiftly" break the supply dominance of big fuel companies.
An American tackling Te Araroa Trail has been rescued after being swept downstream in a swollen river.
A sporting star has pleaded not guilty over his alleged role in the importation and supply of methamphetamine.
Gutted. There is only one word for it after an overnight fire crippled the 156-year-old Ancient Briton Hotel in Naseby yesterday.
New Zealanders have been given a first glimpse at what they will be voting for in next year's cannabis referendum.
A serial dog poo dumper appears to be up to their old tricks after 45 bags of faeces were found stashed under a tree on the Otago Central Rail Trail yesterday morning.