Residents of New Zealand's capital are cleaning up after a storm rated the worst in over four decades.
Hayley Dixon London: A shop worker lured a police detective's teenage daughter to his home and took pictures of himself strangling her to death, it has been revealed after he admitted her murder.
A young Wellington woman raped by a bouncer in an alleyway could have "closed her legs" if she didn't want sex, the man's lawyer told a jury.
He died fighting a superbug that no antibiotic in the world could touch.
Cyber bullies could face up to three years' imprisonment, with their bullying set to be criminalised in a new bill being introduced to the New Zealand parliament.
Mainly associated with conflict resolution, foreign assistance and cozy Scandinavian prosperity, Norway makes an odd target for China's ire.
Nick O'Malley In an amiable press conference at the Pentagon the New Zealand Defence Minister, Jonathan Coleman, handed his American counterpart, Chuck Hagel, an All Blacks jersey and a three-decade military chill...
He waited hidden in a roof for eight hours to murder his ex-partner as she slept in her Wellington home.
Elise Scott An Australian couple will be among the first who will be able to change the phrase "I can't" to "I do" on Monday when same-sex marriage law comes into force in New Zealand.
Andrew Taylor The groom's mother was understandably proud, saying the couple were meant for each other.
A Wellington woman could have been dead for two hours before she was found in her bed in a locked hospital ward - despite being observed every 15 minutes by nurses.
The fault responsible for the spate of earthquakes rattling central New Zealand and causing damage in Wellington was not previously known, scientists believe.
A large 6.5 earthquake has hit central New Zealand, sending people diving for cover in Wellington.
Wellington: Severe storms are lashing the North Island of New Zealand, with many schools across Wellington forced to close amid safety concerns.
Dominatrix who headed drug business gets 20 years' jail 2013.
Karla Adam In an island nation a furore has broken out over a crusade to eradicate man's second-best friend.
Hundreds of tonnes of earth crashing down a hillside sounded like a rushing waterfall, says a Wellington woman whose home was just metres from a landslide that has left two houses teetering above a...
Peter Wilson and Laura McQuillan New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has been accused of "ramping up the rhetoric" and talking up the prospect of war with comments about New Zealand's role in another Korean conflict.
WELLINGTON:Amnesty International has called on Fiji's military regime to launch an urgent investigation into an online video that appears to show two men being tortured by officials.
US business groups say tobacco plain-packaging would be a violation of NZ's trade obligations.