Hayden Roulston's track comeback has continued in Invercargill, with the Cantabrian claiming the Individual Pursuit title at the Oceania Track Champs.
The Banks Peninsula township of Akaroa is celebrating its French heritage at a festival in the year of 175th celebrations.
Scotland are just one tantalising match away from achieving what England could not AAA qualifying for the quarter finals.
If you had a garage sale in Christchurch this weekend, you were up against some serious competition.
Black Mass is by no means the quintessential gangster movie, but it is a really good watch.
Hospitals aren't usually big on designer flair but a pop-up design lab at Auckland City Hospital has just won a top award.
Six Palestinians have been killed and 80 others wounded in the deadliest Gaza Strip clashes since the 2014 war with Israel.
Police say an autopsy of 10-year-old Alex Fisher reveals he suffered head trauma but they won't provide details on his cause of his death.
A fruit and vegetable store owner in south Auckland is calling on parents and teachers after he was intimidated and robbed by a group of teenagers.
SeaWorld has been forbidden to breed any of its 11 orcas in captivity in California, following controversy over their living conditions.
Nathan Rarere joins Nate from Mai FM to offer their own rapid-fire take on the All Blacks win over Tonga.
All Blacks fans were in a more buoyant mood following their side's improved performance over Tonga in Newcastle this morning.
A driver in a V8 Supercars support category has suffered a horror crash at Mount Panorama, barely 24 hours after Ford star Chaz Mostert's shock accident.
Helen Kelly is going to pursue the issue of equal pay for women while she continues to fight cancer and gives up a fulltime union role.
Outgoing CTU president Helen Kelly is going to ask Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne for an exemption to use cannabis oil as part of her treatment for cancer.
The All Blacks have hit their straps in the last half-hour to beat Tonga 47-9 in Newcastle and end a stuttering Rugby World Cup pool campaign on a high.
Two Canadian students have helped a little disabled kitten to walk again by designing and printing a 3D wheelchair.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the All Blacks take on Tonga in Newcastle.
The Ranfurly Shield is heading back to Hamilton after Waikato overcame Hawke's Bay 36-30 in Napier.
The All Blacks have a final chance to hit top-gear ahead of the Rugby World Cup quarter finals in their final pool match against Tonga in Newcastle tomorrow morning.
Joseph Parker is laughing off Kali Meehan's comments that he has never had a real fight.
The Australian deputy mayor who gained international notoriety with his multi-million dollar wedding has been charged with intimidation.
The machine digging a massive tunnel at Auckland's Waterview Connection is within days of completing its two-year mission.
A children's home which housed at-risk youth for 90 years has re-opened its doors on an idyllic hillside spot near Christchurch.
Last year's Bathurst winner Chaz Mostert has crashed out in spectacular fashion during qualifying for the Top 10 shoot-out.
The Government is looking for ways to increase the deceased organ donation rate.
Usually it's the top 10 shootout which provides the biggest pre-race excitement at Bathurst, but the pace shown already this year means tonight's qualifying will create history.
An elephant seal pup that melted Canterbury hearts when it was born on Caroline Beach last month has died.
The Breakers held what coach Dean Vickerman described as an "honest" video review of their chastening 90-71 loss to the Adelaide 36ers.
Shane Long stunned world champions Germany with a goal that guaranteed Ireland a Euro 2016 playoff spot on an historic night at Lansdowne Road as the hosts won 1-0.
Stand-in captain Kieran Read says it's time for the real All Blacks to stand up at the Rugby World Cup.
As the mystery surrounding the death of 10-year-old Alex Fisher becomes clearer, he's been remembered as a polite and well-mannered boy who loved his school.
Who is New Zealand's biggest threat at the Rugby World Cup, and which All Black can make the biggest impact?
Video has been posted on YouTube capturing the moment a cable bridge on the Lake Waikaremoana track broke.
The more I think about this All Black team named to play Tonga, it is actually very close to the top XV.
Brisbane Roar have kicked their A-League campaign off in style, steamrolling the Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1.
After 36 hours in Iraq, the best description I can come up with for the experience is 'a messy kind of hell'.
Tasman have turned the form book on its head and gained a measure of revenge for last year's ITM Cup final result with a 35-17 win over Taranaki.
Chris Cairns has been labelled "arrogant" by a prosecution lawyer who says she can prove he is guilty of perjury and match fixing.
Not only are rundown houses being brought up to scratch, but the men working on them, are getting the skills they need to turn their lives around.
What would you do if your dog or cat choked on its toy? Or was knocked unconscious by a car? Or was injured and bleeding?
Some in the game may feel it's just not cricket, but it seems the pink balls to be used in next month's historic day-night Test match between the Black Caps and Australia in Adelaide are the way of the future.
It was a simple postcard from a teacher to a student. But what if the student is not so innocent? What if he is a prisoner? If that's the case, then a few words on a piece of cardboard can cost a lot.
A minor hip injury to All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will see him miss Saturday's final pool match against Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
New Zealand's tourism sector can expect a big boost, with a record breaking cruise season ahead.
'Best friends for life' takes on a far more emotional meaning in a new film out in NZ called Miss You Already.
Otago firefighters have been battling to keep on top of more than 100 hotspots left by a major blaze at Saddle Hill - including a family home and cattery.
A team of former All Blacks has paid tribute to the late Jerry Collins and his wife who died in a car accident in France, in June.
A homicide investigation has been launched after a body was found during a search for missing boy Alex Fisher.
Tensions boiled over between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs during their Wildcard match to reach the MLB playoffs.
Emergency services are attending a crash in west Auckland involving two cars, a bus and a truck.
Fire crews are out in force across Canterbury this afternoon after a horror day which saw several large fires pop up across the region, threatening homes and forcing evacuations.
Issac Luke and Adam Blair will co-captain the Kiwis tour of England next month after Simon Mannering was ruled out.
LeBron James took advantage of a break in play during an NBA pre-season game against the Atlanta Hawks to shake hands with young fans and even take a selfie.
Robbie Deans has snubbed suggestions he is interested in the England coaching position.
The FBI and authorities in Moldova have stopped the potential smuggling of nuclear material four times to extremists groups such as Islamic State.
A decade ago, the naked statue of disabled artist Alison Lapper was displayed in London's Trafalgar Square.
Solid Energy has proposed to close its Huntly East mine, saying it "has no prospect of returning to profitability and is unsaleable".
New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling is reserving judgment on Test cricket's new pink ball following his first taste under a cold Hamilton night sky.
Kumbali the cheetah cub is getting by with a little help from his puppy friend, which has been getting him used to socialising.