Michael Young, the only driver in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) from New Zealand, managed to secure third overall on his home event at the International Rally of Whangarei held this weekend, after battling with a former APRC champion until the very last stage.
A new international study of 21,000 people who had suffered heart attacks has shown that their risk of repeat heart attacks is significantly reduced if they are treated with a medicine called BRILINTA (ticagrelor) in addition to aspirin and continued for up to three years, compared to the current
Prime Minister John Key deserves the gratitude of every thinking New Zealander for his sensible decision not to follow the example of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott regarding linking children’s vaccinations to childcare subsidies or welfare payments.
Around 400 people packed into the Transitional Cathedral in Christchurch on Friday night to hear about the possibility of a group action against insurers.
Police are critical of the actions of a driver who fled Police by driving down the motorway the wrong way at high speed.
At about 11.15 pm on Saturday evening a member of the public reported a Suzuki swift driving at excessive speed and driving in an erratic manner.
On the 19th of April at approximately 2:40am a vehicle containing a single occupant has left the road near Vivian Street, New Plymouth.
The vehicle has driven through a bridge barrier and fallen approximately 5 meters coming to rest in a carpark below.
Massey University's Head of Fine Arts, Heather Galbraith will be deputy commissioner for New Zealand's presentation at the 2013 Venice Biennale, and Christchurch Art Gallery Senior Curator, Justin Paton will be curator.
The challenge of tackling New Zealand’s fast and flowing rural roads for the first time has seen 24-year-old Swede Pontus Tidemand rocket to the top of the time sheets after today’s first day of competition at the International Rally of Whangarei.
After a week that saw a cold snap cover much of New Zealand, three Lotto players in Auckland and Hamilton will be feeling bright and breezy again after each winning $333,333 in tonight’s Lotto draw.
At approximately 12.30am on Saturday the 18th of April 2015, a 26 year old woman was attacked by a male offender while walking on Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington.
Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner says the return of two illicitly taken native jewelled geckos to New Zealand shores sends a clear message that wildlife crime will not be tolerated.
It’s the motorsport event that fans have been looking forward to for months and the first day of the Repco Race to the Sky delivered on all counts - a crisp, sunny Central Otago day, a fantastic vibe, spectators in their thousands and a diverse mix of machines and competitors racing up the Card
Today (Friday 17/4/2015) Whangarei Police executed a number of search warrants in the Whangarei area in relation to Operation Riptide - the investigation into the aggravated robbery of the One Tree Point Store on Sunday 12 April 2015.
The National Government must meet its own climate change obligations before it preaches to the rest of the world, Labour's Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods says.
Recovering from a slow start, Mission Queensland Firebirds produced a blockbuster second half to complete a 50-42 win against Kia Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in Brisbane on Saturday.
22 athletes were named today as part of a squad of young New Zealand rowers to take part in the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships being held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil from 6 to 9 August. The junior rowing regatta will also serve as a test event for the 2016 Olympic Games organisers.
A complex trough is expected to move across the North Island today, bringing a short burst of heavy rain to central and western areas.
The trough should lie just north of the Coromandel Peninsula this evening.
New Zealand swimmers face an important step towards next year’s Rio Olympics at the national open championships in Auckland starting on Tuesday.
Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) has become the first laboratory in New Zealand to be able to screen for synthetic cannabis products such as "Kronic" at its toxicology laboratory.