Unsettled weather is expected over New Zealand for the next week, with a series of troughs moving across the country. Over the next few days there is the potential for many areas to be placed on Watch or Warning for severe weather.
A 74 year old woman has died as a result of the motor vehicle crash this afternoon on SH6, Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway in Queenstown.
The crash occurred at about 3.50pm today and involved two cars colliding head-on.
For the second time in 24 hours the Tall Blacks came up just short against powerhouse European opposition, this time losing a game they led throughout against world number 13 ranked Slovenia, losing 68-73.
New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that the majority of New Zealanders support monitoring social media such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to detect possible terrorist activity and to identify public issues and concerns.
Deputy Solicitor-General (Criminal Group) Cameron Mander has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker has welcomed a new naming rights sponsorship agreement for Waikato Stadium.
National’s Mark Osborne denied claims that he's too scared to debate his main rival Winston Peters in person.
Speaking from Mangawhai Mr Osborne told TV One’s Q+A programme, "Oh, not at all. Not scared at all. Not one bit. We’re out here talking to voters in the electorate."
The competition career of New Zealand shearing great David Fagan is going one more round after he bowed to pressure to compete in the French championships this weekend.
A 34-year-old woman, who was a passenger in a speeding vehicle that crashed in the township of Manunui on Friday 24 July, 2015 died yesterday evening (30 July, 2015) in the Waikato Hospital.
She was Sunnie Hughes of Taumarunui.
Health officials are urging West Coasters to get their flu vaccination after a recent sharp rise in cases of influenza-like illness.
Civil Aviation Authority and Airways traffic managers are among a growing group of key industry partners attending an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) forum to look at the future of drones at the University of Canterbury on Thursday.
Commissioner of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo MÄori Dr Wayne Ngata today announced the appointment of NgÄhiwi Apanui to the role of Chief Executive.
Former Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has been thrown under the bus by her successor after its been suggested that Ms Bennet gave the green light to an ‘unethical’ observational study of high-risk children, Labour Children’s spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.
The ManawatÅ«-Whanganui region has strong growth potential and could become a much more prosperous region if new investment can be attracted into a number of significant opportunities, a new report on the region has found.
The Proposed Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington Region was today notified and made available for formal submissions.
This morning’s story about Lamar Aspinall contracting rheumatic fever from living in a cold, mouldy rental home is yet another reminder of why we urgently need a Government-regulated rental housing Warrant of Fitness, the Green Party said today.
New Zealand’s delegation attending the Global Youth Ag Summit in Canberra next month will be even stronger thanks to a late call from organisers of the forum.
The main reason Auckland Mayor Len Brown won’t reject his latest pay rise is because he remains angry his fortnightly pay continues to get docked thanks to his past indiscretions, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer.
The Tall Ferns played the final game of the fourth day at 37th William Jones Cup against Chinese Taipei. There was a lot to like about this display as the Tall Ferns kept the hosts in check for the bulk of the encounter but lost the final quarter 25-10 and with it the game 70-50.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients Chairman David Peacocke has announced that Larry Bilodeau will be retiring as Chief Executive of the co-operative at the end of September. His retirement will end 17 years with the co-operative, 14 of them as Chief Executive.