Police have released video showing two one-punch assaults in the Auckland CBD, which occurred within minutes of each other on July 2.
The Prime Minister has sought to allay the fears about perceived increases in crime in an open letter to the Chinese community.
More than once, a Tauranga midwife's needed the light of her cellphone to deliver babies into cold homes. She says something needs to be done about the families' living conditions.
The Greens say 1.6 billion plastic bags are used in New Zealand every year and putting a levy on them would help the environment by greatly reducing their use.
The moment a policeman threw a teenager off his bike in south Auckland has been caught on camera and posted online.
An animal rights group is calling for a ban on steeplechase racing because of the increasing number of animals being put down.
A DHB has been criticised for the management of a woman's surgical wound, after a piece of rope dressing was found to have hindered it from healing.
A three-week expedition in search of right whales in the Auckland Islands has yielded results beyond scientists' expectations.
University of Otago researchers say the conventional family notions used to create New Zealand's social policies are unrealistic.
Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby is feeling much more at ease after sealing her first win in charge of the side.
Cesc Fabregas has denied claims he has fallen out with new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and has been told by the Italian he can leave the club.
NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew has told the chief executive of English Premiership Rugby to mind his own business after he criticised the scheduling of next year's British and Irish Lions tour.