The high cost of housing "hanging over" young families is a result of the efforts to protect the environment, PM says.
Emergency services are responding to a report of an overdue diver in the Marlborough Sounds.
A man aged 73 and his 46-year-old daughter were cold and thirsty after a night in a broken-down boat.
One person is in hospital after a serious assault in central Auckland.
An expert has weighed in on reports of a bright light shooting across the skies over New Zealand last night.
There've been no flare-ups overnight following a lakeside scrub fire at Wanaka, which sent huge fireballs into the sky.
A man has died after a vehicle crash in Hawke's Bay overnight.
A man who owns a paintball park south of Auckland is devastated a building there has been destroyed by fire.
The magnitude 4.7 quake is described as having a "strong" intensity, and hit 15km south-west of Te Araroa at 6.34am.
Singapore is eying Ohakea air base in Manawatu as a potential base for one of its own Air Force squadrons of F15 fighter…
A veteran Auckland councillor is concerned change is being held back by political fears of activating young voters.
A prominent New Zealander is before the courts on a sexual assault charge.
Isaac Davison takes the pulse of the parties to reveal who is in good health and who is a dead man walking.
COMMENT: Traffic lights will be needed to control the flow in the Waterview tunnels.
COMMENT: David Seymour's greatest success is that he is not reviled, writes Audrey Young.
Some people posted on social media about seeing the sky light up, while others described the light as being green in colour…
Bishop Brian Tamaki, the leader of Destiny Church, said in a tweet that he was praying for a "miracle" for his little brother…
One lane is closed following a crash between a motorcycle and car on SH1 in Huntly tonight.
More and bigger prizes are promised, but a wager will also cost more.
It is still unclear how a piece of freshly-skinned dog flesh ended on Takapuna Beach.
Commuters who live in South Auckland and work in the city are likely to spend well over an hour in traffic this evening.
A lakeside Wanaka scrub fire that was shooting "huge, big fireballs" into the sky has now been contained.
Energy Minister Judith Collins has put the petrol industry on notice to cooperate with a fuel inquiry but says she is reluctant…
COMMENT: The Mt Albert by-election result could be more crucial than many realise.
Emergency services responded to an incident at Air Force Base Whenuapai earlier this evening.
Firefighters have put out a house fire in South Auckland this evening after reports a child may be inside.
Government has agreed to changes to an overhaul of the spy agencies legislation.
Nicky Harrop gets ready for tonight's Springsteen…
Done properly, loans between family members can benefit…
A double-booking at an Auckland cemetery has left two grieving families devastated.
Current events, geography, history, trivia ... Test…
Te Matatini performers Tauira Mai Tawhiti treat themselves to a voyage on Te Matau a Māui around Hawkes Bay to help…
Chris Buick's attack on his heavily-pregnant former partner only stopped when she lay on the ground and pretended to be…
A high-profile premises for lease at 291 Queen St, Auckland, was previously occupied by Starbucks' flagship New Zealand…
Confronting footage shows the moment a stranger unleashed on a Muslim woman at an Australian mall.
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