NZ Local News

Christchurch stabbing: Victim’s police officer son supported by Fijian and New Zealand colleagues

Constable Epineri Tunidau has received an outpouring of support from his colleagues at both the Fiji and New Zealand...

Jul 4 · 1 min read >

Fine weather disappearing ahead of school holidays, forecaster warns

Enjoy the fine weather while it lasts, experts say, as rain threatens the country for the week ahead. A...

Jul 4 · 9 sec read >

New Zealand is not ready for a fentanyl crisis, Drug Foundation warns

A bag of fentanyl, which has been described as similar to heroin but more potent. Photo / Getty Images...

Jul 3 · 3 min read >

Rotorua family terrified: Intruder wakes sleeping young girl by tapping on window

New ZealandUpdated 3 Jul, 2022 03:30 AM4 minutes to read Mother Jenny Chapman describes the terrifying ordeal when a...

Jul 3 · 2 min read >

Covid-19 Omicron outbreak: Experts warn of new BA.5 surge

Kiwis aren’t helpless in the face of a new Covid wave – many can boost their immunity by getting...

Jul 3 · 1 min read >

Jacinda Ardern meets Prince William in London, hints at visit by European leaders

Politics 2 Jul, 2022 06:04 PM4 minutes to read Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets Prince William at Kensington Palace...

Jul 3 · 2 min read >

Major chicken supplier Tegel hikes prices 10 per cent amid Ukraine war, fuel costs

Business 2 Jul, 2022 06:10 AM2 minutes to read With the cost of living crisis showing no signs of...

Jul 3 · 1 min read >

Freedom and Rights Coalition march outnumbered by counter protesters

Counter-protesters in the Octagon demonstrate against a march by the Freedom and Rights Coalition. Photo / Gregor Richardson A...

Jul 3 · 48 sec read >

Countdown moves to phase out single use plastic produce bags

Countdown fresh food leader Pieter de Wet says Countdown is committed to sustainability goals and also wants to be...

Jul 2 · 1 min read >

Watch: Willie Apiata features in short film to launch mental health policy framework for veterans

Cross recipient Willie Apiata features in new NZDF video to launch veterans’ mental health initiative ‘Coming Home’. Video /...

Jul 2 · 2 min read >