Geoff Rowling of Motueka is among those mourning the days when taking your boat out guaranteed a snapper for dinner.
Three staff were treated for smoke inhalation after the fire at a secure unit in Wakari Hospital.
The car of a missing 42-year-old man has been found in a canal near Twizel in the Canterbury region.Police said the car belonging to David Fountain, of Twizel, was found in the Pukaki Ohau Canal by the Police National Dive Squad,...
David Fountain's Nissan Primera has been pulled out of the Pukakai-Ohau canal near Twizel.
A student union's vote from today on whether to cut ties with ProLife Auckland has ignited debate about the limits to free speech.
A rare postcard signed by the entire 1953 British Mt Everest expedition, including Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, has been auctioned in Auckland today.Just three months after conquering the world's tallest mountain for the...
A fire at a Dunedin hospital which led to four people being taken to another hospital is being treated as suspicious, Fire and Emergency New Zealand says.The fire was lit within a secure ward at Wakari Hospital about 10am this morning,...
The 60-year-old woman travelling in a ute when it plunged into the Waikato River near Cambridge has died.The Cambridge woman who was taken to Waikato Hospital on Saturday in a critical condition and had been in ICU died on Monday...
A gun-toting bank robber who made his getaway on a bike has today been jailed for more than seven years. Brent James Atkinson, 48, parked his bicycle outside the Bush Inn Centre Kiwibank branch in Riccarton about 1.30pm on January...
A young forest worker died yesterday afternoon in an accident in a forest in the Mangatokerau area 10 kilometres inland from Anaura Bay when he fell on a skid site in the forest.He was 23-year-old Te Oho Mauri Piripi Bartlett, known...
A group of fishermen could be heading to court to fight a plan to use cameras and GPS trackers to monitor commercial trawlers.
National has released trade policy to complete or start seven free trade deals - which it says will unlock markets with 2.5 billion people.Trade Minister Todd McClay announced what he called New Zealand's "boldest-ever trade push"...
A warning has gone out to builders about insecure safety nets after two Auckland workers were seriously injured.
Families in need of emergency housing are being "dumped" in a holiday camp in one of the poorest towns in New Zealand, according to Kaeo Primary School principal Paul Barker.The first he knew that a new "transitional housing" centre...
The mayor isn't giving up on his 2.5 percent pledge, but his opening pitch for the city's 10-year budget raises serious doubts, writes Todd Niall
Avocado growers are warning store owners not to accept stolen fruit, as thieves take to social media and sell them on Facebook.
A thick layer of frost bedecked vehicles across Canterbury as the region faced the coldest night of the year so far.
It's been a bone chilling start to the week for some, with temperatures dipping to a bone-chilling negative 7 degrees Celsius.
Residents of a Palmerston North house managed to get out before a fire took hold of their home early on Monday morning.
The US ambassador to New Zealand has already ticked an item off his bucket list - on his first day in the country.
Police have destroyed an object initially thought to be suspicious and removed a cordon in Huntly.
A man is dead and another has suffered serious injuries after a microlight crashed on an Otago Aero Club flight.
When Kiwi yachties were shipwrecked on a remote reef in the South Pacific, the people of the island where they sought refuge at first thought they were pirates.
Bill English was seen holding open the door to a Wellington waterfront bar for members of his inner circle after the National conference at the weekend.