Tamara Mclean A VIOLENT tornado has ripped through northern Auckland, killing one person and injuring 19 in a freak storm that has shaken disaster-weary New Zealanders.
Karla Adam In an island nation a furore has broken out over a crusade to eradicate man's second-best friend.
Able-bodied drivers who park in disability car parks are being named and shamed on a Facebook page which is publishing dozens of shots of offending vehicles.
A man lay dead in his car on a busy Auckland road for five days before a resident raised the alarm with police.
Olivia Carville In one of the most chilling photographs taken on February 22, 2011, a white-sneakered foot protrudes from a dirty grey blanket amid a mountain of rubble. The foot belonged to Olivia Cruickshank.
New Zealand police are unsure if a shark responsible for the death of a man at an Auckland beach on Wednesday afternoon has been killed, despite firing several shots at the creature.
The family of a man killed in a shark attack off an Auckland beach today say he was a "glorious and great father, husband and friend".
The family of shark attack victim Adam Strange have waded into the sea during an emotional ceremony at Muriwai beach.
BEIJING: Diabetes in China, already a greater burden than in any other country, is probably being exacerbated by its one-child policy.
Cyclone Evan has left a trail of devastation in Samoa and Fiji and is heading towards New Zealand.
Auckland State of natural disaster has been declared for parts of Fiji as the clean-up from Cyclone Evan begins.
AUCKLAND: A state of natural disaster has been declared for parts of Fiji as the clean-up from cyclone Evan begins.
Jonathan Pearlman in Sydney British family ordered to leave New Zealand after residency application is rejected due to father's brain tumour
The incidence of traumatic brain injuries in New Zealand is at "epidemic proportions", according to an Auckland scientist who found someone suffers such an incident every 15 minutes.
Kim Dotcom, wanted in the United States on charges his Internet company Megaupload.com orchestrated the biggest copyright infringement in that country's history, says he was never responsible for...
Leighton Keith He's an ordinary-looking teenager, but 13-year-old Jordan Nelson is now believed to be New Zealand's youngest murderer.
Up to 20 Australians on a skiing holiday in New Zealand were hit with a highly contagious virus after visiting a town whose water supply was contaminated, but the group contacted authorities only...
Hamish McDonald A visit to the factory of the Haier group in China's north-eastern city of Qingdao is initially a daunting experience.
Mira Oberman COULD the word for mother prove that Turkey was the birthplace of hundreds of languages as diverse as Hindi, Russian, Dutch, Albanian, Italian and English?
Hundreds of travellers have been left stranded after the eruption of Mt Tongariro on New Zealand's North Island caused road closures and flight cancellations.