Fresh legal action is being taken in the wrangle over Ports of Auckland's controversial expansion plans.
A man is dead after a small dinghy with three people on board capsized just 10 metres from shore in Auckland.
Police say they have identified a car that may have been involved in a suspected hit-and-run in Waikato.
About three hundred people turned out to see new honours boards unveiled at Anzac Day commemorations in the South Taranaki village of Alton today.
The police have identified a man who was found dead in a crashed car in Rotorua this morning.
The Southland District Council is supporting a proposal for a new highway in Fiordland and is asking for public feedback.
Following the death of a patient and the escape of two others, workers at a Waikato mental health clinic fear a proposed roster change may put patients at risk.
MetService is warning of deteriorating weather starting late today throughout the South Island over Anzac weekend, including heavy rain and northerly gales.
Police are investigating the death of a toddler taken to Greymouth Hospital's emergency clinic early on Tuesday.
A resident reported hearing a loud bang several hours before a man's body was discovered in a car in Rotorua, police say.
The senior doctors' union is calling on the Health Minister to stop a major laboratory restructure in Wellington.
The stork has paid a visit to Auckland Zoo, bringing with it a brand new baby giraffe, who is already six feet tall. (VIDEO)
Three separate companies, including the current operator, are in the running to operate Auckland's commuter trains from the middle of next year.
A Christchurch charity accused of having links with the sex industry is opting to deregister following an investigation by Internal Affairs.
Nelson police say if members of the public had not intervened, an attack on a woman by three teenagers could have been more serious.
Auckland councillors and senior legal advisors will meet on Tuesday, in the latest twist in a standoff with its port company. (AUDIO)
Police say children at a Hamilton school were hugely upset when they saw the crosses they had put up for an Anzac tribute had been smashed up and ripped out. (AUDIO)
New Zealand's longest continuously serving mayor has died, two years after leaving a 21-year post as the Mayor of Southland.
A Dunedin city councillor could be suspended from all council committees for two months as punishment for what is described as unprofessional and bullying behaviour.
A former media agency director has avoided jail after being found guilty of charges relating to offending involving payments to media suppliers.