New Zealand News
New Zealand headlines with summaries.
Police have arrested a fugitive after a major operation in the Palmerston North suburb of Cloverlea, and say a firearm charge will be laid. (AUDIO)
Ozone layer recovery could mean reduced occurrence of sunburn and skin cancer in New Zealand, scientists say.
Searchers in Northland have failed to find any trace of a man who jumped into a river after a police pursuit.
Global warming is unequivocal and it's extremely likely humans are the dominant cause, the Ministry for the Environment says in its latest climate change projections.
A man who fatally stabbed his mother at her Wellington home has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity.
The Chinese factory that made the steel strand for West Auckland's Waterview Connection roading project has provided fake test certificates for other steel.
All three options for the location of Auckland's port have major flaws, the leader of a working group into the matter says.
A person has died at a workplace in Silverdale, north of Auckland.
The Ashburton District Council has officially been put on notice that there will be legal action if the sale of water rights to a bottled water company proceeds.
A family unhappy with the post-op care their five-year-old son with Down Syndrome received are waiting on further assessment from their DHB.
The case of Yvonne Cash who preyed on small business owners, promising to invest in their companies, is a catalogue of broken promises.
Property developers wanting land designated as special housing areas could lead to a tsunami of property hitting the Nelson market, a local councillor says.
More than 1200 dangerous dogs have been registered under the Auckland Council's offer to do it for free.
A Christchurch scout group is fighting its national body to get back more of the payout for its quake damaged buildings.
Employers are being recognised for paying staff the 'living wage' including one who had in the past struggled on the minimum wage.
About 90,000 Auckland pensioners who failed to meet today's deadline to ensure they can still get free off-peak public transport are being given more time to enrol. (AUDIO)
Ski field workers around the country are on reduced hours while the wait continues for a significant snow fall.
A new law stopping people aged under 18 from using sunbeds is being welcomed, but skin specialists still want a full ban. (AUDIO)
Police in Waikato are appealing for any last sightings of a man whose body was discovered in a cardboard bale in Hamilton. (AUDIO)
A large amount of cash has been handed in to police by a woman who found it lying in the street in Auckland.