A teenager accused of murder was picked up by a friend last night, shortly before he cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and went on the run.
A tattoo artist has told a High Court jury in Auckland the two men accused of burning Shalvin Prasad to death got tattoos days after his murder and paid cash in large notes.
Teina Pora's charity boxing bout is on the ropes AAA it's been put on hold because the Privy Council has yet to decide whether it will order a retrial.
A piece of equipment on the back of a truck caught fire in central Wellington this afternoon, sending flames and black smoke into the air.
A number of Nelson streets have been closed because of bad weather, including one near a windmill which poses a hazard in strong winds.
Fourteen New Zealand soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery during World War I have been given another home in the heart of England.
Supporters of Teina Pora are weighing in on a plan for him to box a police officer.
National is confident its low-profile candidate for the Northland by-election has what it takes to topple 40-year veteran Winston Peters, but others have doubts.
National MP Jami-Lee Ross says Kiwis' Pacific communications are "filtered out" of the GCSB's data collection, but ex-GCSB head Sir Bruce Ferguson says that's "mission impossible".
The Volvo Ocean Race crews are enjoying some well-earned rest before the fleet heads off on the fifth leg next weekend.
They are getting down to business at the country's biggest kapa haka festival Te Matatini, with the first performers taking to the stage.
Teina Pora is planning to take part in a boxing match with a police officer within the next three months.
A 3 News political poll has found Winston Peters is on track to deliver National a shock defeat in the Northland by-election.
A group of legal experts who volunteered their time on the Teina Pora case say they're now looking to help others who may have been wrongly convicted.
The Prime Minister has slammed the latest dump of US intelligence documents leaked by whistle-blower Edward Snowden as stolen misinformation.
Winston Peters is calling on Labour voters in Northland to give him the tick in the upcoming Northland by-election.
The Wellington recycling truck driver caught up in the hydraulics of his vehicle has died in hospital.
The Teina Pora verdict has renewed calls for a new way of dealing with miscarriages of justice.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has unveiled his secret weapon in the fight to win the Northland seat in this month's by-election AAA a campaign bus called 'The Force for the North'.
The largest kapa haka festival in the world has kicked off in Christchurch's Hagley Park.
Shalvin Prasad's body was still smoking and embers were flickering on the singed grass around him when he was found by a woman walking her dog.
Teina Pora is now a free man, but the question remains: if he didn't kill Susan Burdett, then who did?
A cat who was shot in the eye with an arrow last night is recovering surprisingly well after surgery.
Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival begins in Christchurch today.
Labour leader Andrew Little says Labour will support changes to MPs' remuneration "in principle", but has concerns the new system has its own problems.
The political reaction to Teina Pora's victory at the Privy Council will be centre stage at Parliament today.
Teina Pora's legal team didn't anticipate the Privy Council's unusual step of holding off on a decision about whether he should face a third trial.
New Zealand drug-accused Antony de Malmanche appeared in a Bali court yesterday, with his defence team saying he's a victim, not a criminal.
The Teina Pora case shows New Zealand needs a criminal cases review panel, says the head of the University of Canterbury's law school.
Teina Pora was "initially speechless" after the Privy Council quashed his convictions for murdering and raping Susan Burdett, his lawyer says.
Teina Pora's legal team have responded to the Privy Council's decision to quash his convictions.
The Privy Council has announced its decision on Teina Pora's appeal in London this evening.
Measles is spreading across the United States, despite the country having eradicated the disease a decade ago, so could such an outbreak happen in New Zealand?
The issue of bad driving by foreign tourists has burst back into the fast lane, with more car key seizures, details of a Taiwanese family tragedy and a warning from the Prime Minister.
The Privy Council is about to deliver its judgement in a case some see as New Zealand's worst ever miscarriage of justice.
The father of an Auckland man who was allegedly burned to death tried in vain to call his cellphone the night he died.
Shalvin Prasad was fiddling with his phone in a bank when he withdrew $30,000, just hours before he was burnt to death, a court has been told.
Despite Islamic State's highly publicised beheadings, Harmeet Sooden - on his way to Iraq - says the risk to his safety is "low".
Drinking coffee at cafes makes you more sophisticated and it's worth going out of the way for a good one, a new study has revealed.
More employees on zero-hour contracts have contacted Campbell Live complaining of how they're employers can't even promise them half a shift.
The mother of a murdered schoolgirl says a new trans-Tasman information sharing agreement wouldn't have saved her child.
The Prime Minister has insisted he's only sending a modest force to Iraq. But we're actually contributing far more soldiers per capita than any of our allies, even the United States.
Kim Dotcom's failed Internet Party has been dealt another humiliating blow.
Mark Lundy's lawyer has suggested paint flakes found on Christine Lundy were there before her death and not from the murder weapon.
Two young men doused a 21-year-old man in petrol and burnt him alive because they wanted his money, a court has been told.
More than 40,000 fans turned out to watch the Black Caps beat Australia on Saturday at Eden Park. But ticket sales for the upcoming match in Napier have been slow.
The proposal to merge nine councils in the Wellington region follows a council amalgamation in Auckland.
The fishing boats are heading out to the Foveaux Strait oyster beds and orders have been placed for the southern delicacy.
Submissions close tomorrow for people to have their say on whether to make Wellington a super city.
The Mark Lundy murder retrial has spent the week hearing evidence about the forensic examination carried out at the murder scene.
State Highway 29 between Tauranga and Te Poi was closed after a serious crash.
An Auckland man is furious he was turned away from an inner-city bar because of his age.
A tribute to the godfather of modern world surfing was held in New Brighton today.
If Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott thought he could hide in New Zealand from his leadership woes back home, or take his mind off it at the cricket, he was wrong.
He says Western countries need to arm the Kurds, not the Iraqi Government, to stop IS.
So there's this dress thing that's been circulating the internet today AAA blue and black or white and gold?
Campbell Live played a round of Who Wants to be a Northland MP with Winston Peters.
Herbert Christophers and his wife left Auckland on a two-month cruise to Gallipoli to visit the resting place of his great-uncle.
Pre-race checks are complete and in just over 12 hours the 2015 multisport GODZone Adventure Race will get underway near Wanaka.
Auckland's tourism body says this weekend the city has the most on offer since the Rugby World Cup, even if you can't stand cricket.