Weather presenter Ingrid Hipkiss has had a rabbit up for adoption at Wellington's SPCA named after her.
A director of Ritchies Transport has refuted claims a bus driver took children on an out of control drive and says several students were "sitting on the buzzer".
We are often told about the special relationship between the two countries, but there's nothing special about being a Kiwi in Australia.
As a new school term gets underway, how much is your child preparing for this brave new world: with pencil and pen, or keyboard?
An Australian $16.6 million (NZ$17.7 million) Powerball winner is in hiding after being accused of ripping off his Melbourne workmates.
The New South Wales Origin captain says the Blues don't fear Queensland after breaking their losing streak last year.
A Sydney mother has reportedly left her two young children behind to join Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East.
The Government's plan to open up public land to help with the Auckland housing crisis is under attack, with revelations the land includes a power substation site.
Things aren't getting any easier for the injury-hit chiefs with Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of Saturday night's with the Highlanders.
Kiwi surfer Ricardo Christie is making an impression on the World Surf League just four events into his rookie season on the elite tour.
New Zealand troops will not leave Iraq, despite the advance of Islamic State (IS) militants to within an hour's drive of where our soldiers are stationed.
Bill English has admitted being sideswiped by the SuperGold Card used by people aged over 65.
A seal that's been calling Auckland home over the past two days has been taken back to sea far away from the city.
An update on the markets for May 26, 2015.
Relationships Aotearoa (RA), the country's largest counselling provider, says it has been betrayed by the Government and will close this Friday.
Residents in central Otago had a chilly start to the morning after yesterday's heavy snow, but the gales and polar conditions that plagued the lower South Island have now eased.
A group of intermediate school children were forced to escape out of an emergency exit after a relieving bus driver embarked on a West Auckland joy-ride.
Solid Energy has confirmed 113 jobs will be slashed at its Stockton Mine.
Wellington council workers are bracing themselves for high tide this evening after the cityAAAs south coast was battered with 5-metre waves today.
Ryan M was ejected from the Bachelorette house after drunkely making a rape joke and slapping a lady on the behind.
Central Pulse captain Katrina Grant is facing a fine, censure and suspension for her reaction to an umpire's call in her side's 55-55 draw with the Southern Steel.
NZ First leader Winston Peters clashed with Speaker David Carter during question time on Tuesday and continued to argue over a ruling Mr Carter had made.
Andrew Little: I say cut the crap. Admit you got it wrong, made policy up on the hoof and move on.
Beachgoers with smart phones have recorded the terrifying moment a waterspout made landfall in Florida, picking up a bouncy castle and throwing it metres into the air.
The country's largest counselling provider Relationships Aotearoa will shut its doors at the end of the week.
Allowing a doctor to help a terminally ill woman die would mean she could be surrounded by family rather than being alone, her legal team has argued.
It will soon be illegal in France for supermarkets to poison dated food they're throwing out to stop the homeless and hungry from dumpster-diving.
Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum is proud of his side despite losing a thrilling first Test at the death against England at Lord's.
The Automobile Association is rejecting claims motorists are being misinformed about changes to vehicle licensing.
Nelson City Council thinks the Government should foot the bill for the region to have its water fluoridated.
Kiwis are able to go back to having 10-year passports because they're produced with state-of-the-art technology, John Key says.
At least 500 people are dead from a severe heatwave sweeping across India, and forecasters are warning it could hang around for the next two weeks.
New Zealand is unlikely to follow Australia's lead and strip passports from people who've become foreign fighters.
It's the second day of Lecretia Seales' High Court fight for the right to die - but opponents say she shouldn't fear becoming dependent on care.
The cold snap to hit the country may be bad news for some, but ski fields are excited for the drop in temperatures.
ACT leader David Seymour is adamant his party had direct contact with Maurice Williamson about jumping wakas, despite the Pakuranga MP's denials.
The final design for the controversial SkyCity International Convention Centre has been released this morning.
England captain Alastair Cook hailed the impact of New Zealand-born Ben Stokes as his side completed a stunning 124-run win over the Black Caps in the first Test at Lord's.
The Waratahs will appeal bans handed to Will Skelton and Silatolu Latu after they upended Crusaders lock Sam Whitelock in a tackle.
A nine-year-old boy is fighting for his life at Auckland's Starship Hospital after a tragic incident at his school in Napier.
Casey Kopua has made her long-awaited return from a serious knee injury to help the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic beat the Central Pulse
Norwich City won have swept back into the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship playoff final.
Defending women's champion Maria Sharapova has reached the French Open second round but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out an on-court TV interview
England have completed a remarkable win to beat New Zealand by 124 runs in the first Test at Lord's, with Christchurch-born allrounder Ben Stokes central to the victory.
A carwash in south Auckland has just got the seal of approval from Papakura's newest celeb.
Sri Lankan refugee film Dheepan unexpectedly took out the top honour of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The coronial inquest into the Sydney siege has heard that the man responsible was rejected by a bike gang for being too weird.
All eyes will be on the untested Blues halves combination in Origin I on Wednesday.
Tristram Clayton returned to Papakura Cemetery to find out So how is the police investigation going.
Thanks to the dedicated work of scientists in New Zealand and around the world a vaccine to fight the tumours returning is being developed and has had some real success.
Prime Minister John Key has admitted the Christchurch Convention Centre looks like it's going over budget - so what does our Earthquake Recovery Minister have to say?
At Kinloch, not far from Taupo, is a house that's borrowed old-world techniques from Europe and America to create a house that is almost part of the land itself.
Firefighters and police today used railings and plywood boards to guide an injured seal stranded on a driveway back towards an estuary in Papakura.
A lawyer for some of the Pike River families says the dropping of charges against the mine's former boss is a case of justice for the rich.
An update on the markets for May 25, 2015.
The lower South Island has been hit by a second early snowstorm, dumping up to 30 centimetres in central Otago.
The Prime Minister says it's now uncontested that Teina Pora didn't murder Susan Burdett, but says he won't be rushed into offering an apology.
An inquest into the deadly Sydney siege is underway in Australia.
Can State vs State turn the League Fix into mate against mate?
Possums may be pests but one Hamilton woman finds at least one of them a little more endearing.