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'One in a million': Little Ciro's only chance to stop going blind
A rare opportunity has arisen for Ciro Carrascull - but it's halfway across the world.
The boy whose skin is 'on fire': Severe condition means he can’t bath or swim
His family search desperately for answers, claiming his steroids don't solve the issue.
Mum who lost toddler to child cancer speaks of ‘hole that cannot be filled’
Little Amelia Schroeter was 15 months old when she passed away from the illness.
Shell Bay, Banks Peninsula oil spill: Crews unable to access fishing vessel three days after grounding
Regional authorities confirmed the boat is still in one piece but unreachable.
First photos show fishing boat run aground spilling oil near rare penguins
The vessel was carrying 10,000L of diesel and 400L of hydraulic oil.
Twizel blaze: High winds ground choppers; firefighters hope for rain
Chief says fire 'very difficult to fight'.
Twizel blaze: High winds ground choppers; firefighters hope for rain
Fire chief says: 'We're in for a hell of a time'.
Cash and release: Live crayfish bought from fish'n' chip shop returned to the sea
Now, woman is fundraising to save more crays from the pot.
‘Turning the sod’: Work on defence force facility begins
Andrew Little said the modern base showed the Government takes defence seriously.
Frustrated Queenstown residents felt sick 'weeks' before boil water notice announced
Locals took to social media to report potential issues with their drinking water.
'We didn’t care what happened to the car': Secrets of a reformed boy racer
'It’s like playing Whac-A-Mole,' one senior police officer says.
Body found on beach: Police approach family of teen missing for four months
A family member said the body's clothes matched their brother's when he disappeared.
In the rough: Golf course faces losing 14th hole from rising sea levels
Club members worried over 'impossible' consent required.
'It wasn’t my time to go': Swimmer brought back from the dead thanks rescuers
The woman suffered cardiac arrest in the lap pools and was dragged out by a mother.
Back from the dead: Children save drowning woman during swimming lessons
A mother dived in to revive the swimmer as two children tried keeping her above water.
Invercargill fire: 10-year-old severely burned, couple loses home and business
The blaze sparked in the child's bedroom; family said he was dragged out of the inferno.
‘Definitely mourning’: Tribute to top athletics official killed in e-scooter crash
Kathryn Fraser was riding an e-scooter last week when a van struck and killed her.
Top New Zealand Athletics official named as victim of e-scooter crash
A responder to the accident broke into a local pharmacy seeking a defibrillator.
High school student seriously injured after catching fire during class
St John said the student has since been hospitalised with serious injuries.
Everything you need to know about viewing and snapping tonight's super blue moon
Celebrated night photographers and astronomers give the best advice to enjoy the spectacle
Bigger impact: Research shows likely effects of controversial Tarras airport
Animated flyovers released today show the impact Tarras airport would have.
'Toy-throwing misogynist': Outgoing National MP slams portrayal of his comments
The former list MP told Mike Hosking Breakfast his comments were unfairly portrayed.
Police request information after responding to assault outside school
The incident occurred outside an intermediate school in Nelson around 3pm yesterday.
Queenstown housing crisis: Sleeping in a car under five blankets in sub-zero conditions
Diego Leon, who works at a local juice bar, now calls his Honda Odyssey car his home.
‘No, no, no’: Dashcam captures shocking near-head-on collision
"That ute was a blink away from a fatal collision," road safety campaigner says.
Fatal crash driver over the limit, not wearing seatbelt and in unroadworthy car
The North Canterbury man had been returning from the beach with his daughter's boyfriend.
Aisle be watching: Supermarket chain sets up self-service cameras to catch cheats
The goal is to prevent mis-scans at the checkout, Woollies says.
Missing man posted cryptic note on front door before disappearance
Neighbours say the man was often friendly and chatty before he vanished.
Teen mum fighting for life in hospital after horror crash
Gypsy-Rose Walker is on life support after a crash that killed one of her friends.
Head-on crash in Canterbury kills woman, leaves teen fighting for life
Rural area commander Pete Cooper said the road toll was 'just horrendous'.
Woman denied licence after Internal Affairs spells her Māori name incorrectly
'Maori names have significance,' woman's mother says: clerical error to blame, says DIA
'These kids weren’t bad kids': Teenage mum fights for life after fatal crash
Family are caring for her baby while she recovers in hospital.
Mother’s grief after disabled son dies following cigarette accident
Adam Duncan suffered from Huntington's Disease and died after burning a third of his body.
Dairy owner speaks of 'psychological shadow' after axe, knife attack
The traumatised man now plans to shut his shop's doors.
Couple nearing retirement start over after quake haven home burns
Firefighters allegedly considered aborting the job due to the heat of the blaze.
‘Charge them safely’: Second property fire caused by e-scooter in two days sparks warning
Yesterday's fire in Christchurch is now confirmed to have sparked from an e-scooter.
Tribute for Twizel crash victim talks of ‘prior turmoil’ for family
The victim's father has been battling cancer before the weekend crash occurred.
Teen got mum's car stuck and needed police help - but didn't have a licence
The teen told officers he didn't know how to use the brake in order to change gears.
'She’s so broken': Wife heartbroken after new dad killed in crash
Family emigrated last year after falling in love with the country.
'Outrageous what they charge': Customers fume at prices for half-open ski slopes
Cardrona is in hot water with its loyal customers after a nightmare school holiday run.
Ice-swim tournament organisers reveal novice competitor airlifted to safety
Organisers spoke of the moment they realised the swimmer needed hospital attention.
Rogue hunters in rural Canterbury shoot family's cat
The incident happened a week after the region’s cat-killing competition.
'Sweet and sour': Staff celebrate $33.5m Lotto ticket sale months after hold-up
The money from Wednesday's draw was the third-largest jackpot to have been won.
'Dude, you gotta get out of here': Neighbour saves man, cat from ‘chaotic’ house fire
Residents on a street in an Auckland suburb have been evacuated due to a house fire.
Teen's desperate bid to rescue brother as flames destroy home
The Christchurch community rallied in force from the moment the fire sparked.
‘Back from the dead’: Dog reunited with family 11 days after horror fatal crash
Ace was tracked in wild bush by a former Search and Rescue operative.
Independent panel to investigate RNZ pro-Kremlin stories
Panel includes media law expert, former journalist and former editorial director at ABC.
Canterbury worker hospitalised after getting caught in a conveyor belt
The man freed himself before emergency services arrived.
Police arrest money ‘mule’ who allegedly stole nearly $2m during scam
Two others have also been arrested in connection to the scam involving term deposits.
Suspicious fire at house searched as part of grisly homicide investigation
The house is subject to an ongoing investigation into the murder of Richard Leman.
Heavy rain warning, lightning frenzies and temperatures plunge below freezing
One month's worth of rain could be hitting some regions by the end of today.
Family thanks community and emergency services after quad-bike accident
John McLean said in a statement the love and generosity from others 'means the world'.
Police ask public for help to identify car after Christchurch ATM burglary
A "large sum of money" is yet to be recovered by police.
WorkSafe concludes Christchurch Boys' High School investigation
The school was under investigation following complaints from former staff.
Cabin stolen from Hamilton property with crane in elaborate house heist
Its owner has played detective to try and hunt down the nicked building.
Person seriously injured, airlifted to hospital after driving into a river
The patient is currently in Queenstown Lakes Hospital.
‘It’s luck that no one’s died’: Inside NZ’s youth justice residences
Staff in youth facilities fear for their lives as Wellington turns its back.
Family of Tall Fern star feared she'd die after horror car crash
Mary Goulding remains in Christchurch ICU following a crash last weekend.
‘Covered in blood’: Owner ignores requests to muzzle pitbull, woman’s dog killed
The victim's owner awoke to the sound of screaming and found her dog mauled.
Emergency Mobile Alert goes off around country in Civil Defence test
The alert went off at 6.17pm today.
Man in custody as big police operation unfolds in Rangiora
Armed police and a dog unit were at a property in Rangiora.
Staff member injured, youth assaulted at youth justice facilities
It's understood the staff member was hospitalised but later discharged.