Auckland park cordoned after reports of shooting

Residents report hearing gunshots and seeing what appears to be a body in Myers Park.

Fire damages Dunedin's Bog Bar

An aerial appliance helped put out the fire on the building's first floor.

Attempted murder charge follows domestic violence incident

Police say a 53-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times in Auckland.

Sonny Bill Williams, Malakai Fekitoa tussle for All Blacks' No 12 jersey in Sydney

Sonny Bill Williams is in the frame to start for the All Blacks against the Wallabies.


'There's nothing racist about it' - Peters backs Polynesian Corrrections Minister

NZ First's leader thinks Sam Lotu-Iiga's Polynesian heritage makes him suited to oversee prisons.


Teenager charged over elderly man's death

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of an elderly man at his Christchurch home.

Mexican news photographer found dead after fleeing harassers

Ruben Espinosa had recently gone into self-exile after feeling under-threat.


Man charged with drink-driving after crashing in the Avon

The 52-year-old driver and passenger escaped the wreckage unharmed.

He was the loveliest, sweetest old dear - neighbour

Teenager charged over elderly man's death


Jerry Collins' rugby mates' perform powerful haka at baby Ayla fundraiser

It came after family and friends gathered in Regina to celebrate Alana Madill's life.


Three sailors safe after yacht's propeller breaks in rough seas

Trouble struck in 70-knot winds in Palliser Bay off the coast of Wairarapa.

Family feud overshadows funeral for Whitney Houston's daughter

It was a tension-filled service for Bobbi Kristina Brown.


Flooded Myanmar declares national emergency

Twenty one people are dead due to devastating monsoon rains, with the death toll expected to rise.

Police hunt fugitive on robbery spree

A 21-year-old man is on the run after three knife-point robberies in six days.


'We were never bluffing' - NZ spurns 'suboptimal' TPP deal for dairy

NZ's dairy industry is the key issue stalling TPP negotiations, the trade minister says.


'My ex would never have touched me sober' - readers react to family violence paper

Opinions are divided over curbing NZ's shocking domestic violence rates.

“Are you sharing those or are you eating all those to yourself?”

Joseph Parker enjoys southern oysters after victory

Half of all our homicides are from someone you love - Justice Minister Amy Adams

New family violence offences, tougher penalties coming


Joseph Parker to fight American No. 1?

The Kiwi heavyweight first round destruction of Aussie slugger Bowie Tupou may have just earned the 23-year-old a shot at America’s top boxer - and a world title.

Police car flips during one of three overnight car chases

Northland Police attended three fleeing driver cases in the space of two hours early this morning.


New family violence offences, tougher penalties coming

A widespread review of family violence laws and procedures will likely include a new class of criminal offences, the Justice Minister says.


Reports Cecil the lion's brother Jericho killed by poachers disputed

There are conflicting reports that the brother of a lion killed by an American dentist in a controversial hunt has been killed.


Joseph Parker enjoys southern oysters after victory

Parker and his trainer Kevin Barry were all smiles after his early demolition of Tongan-born Australian Tupou.


Caution from cops over Kiwis' dashcam hoon videos

New Zealanders are catching on to a website which is capturing motoring madness form around the world.

Joseph Parker knocks out Bowie Tupou in Invercargill

Joseph Parker took has taken his professional record to 15 wins and 0 losses with a swift knockout of Bowie Tupou in Invercargill.

Sonny Bill Williams named in Bulldogs' team of the decade

Despite walking out on the Canterbury club seven years ago.

Family gathers ahead of the celebration of Alana Madill's life

Jerry Collins' mum, dad and sister have traveled to Canada to attend the service.

Dodge Chargers recalled; door slam can make air bags inflate

The company knows of three minor injuries that have been caused by the problem.

Rousey says she'll do Roddy Piper 'proud' in Rio fight

The unbeaten bantamweight champion will fight Bethe Correia at UFC 190.


League-leading Broncos stunned by Sea Eagles

Geoff Toovey in charge for the 100th time comes up with the goods - a pity he's been sacked.

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