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A section of State Highway 2 in Upper Hutt was blocked for most of this morning following a serious crash.
The fire, near the Clyde Dam, reignited late on Saturday afternoon from an earlier fire started by fireworks on Friday night.
Tairāwhiti's rescue helicopter service is sounding the alarm that lives are at risk due to its inability to fly in low cloud. Audio
A hunter has been shot and killed in the Urewera Ranges, sparking a police investigation.
Police shut Auckland's southwestern motorway near Onehunga due to what they described as an unfolding incident.
One person has died and another taken to hospital in a moderate condition following an incident in Auckland's Rothesay Bay.
A woman has been arrested and charged with murder as police investigate the death of a man in the Auckland suburb of Mt Wellington.
Families who lost their homes in a fire in Auckland's Māngere Bridge are lucky to be alive, Fire and Emergency believes. Audio
Dozens of people, including young children will have to spend the night at their church after flames ripped through their homes. Multiple buildings have been razed to the ground at the Akoteu Faka… Audio
Police were trespassing by going onto a man's property to deliver court documents, the IPCA says.
A local school has closed for the day due to concerns around asbestos in the burning buildings.
Firefighters are still trying at the scene of a fire that has burned multiple houses in Māngere Bridge in South Auckland Thursday morning.
A fire and emergency spokesperson says crews were called out… Audio
About 60 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a commercial site on Auckland's North Shore this evening.
Urban Search and Rescue teams are relying on just three trucks, two of them so old they keep breaking down and pose risks because they lack basic stability control.
Steve Campbell has been working with youth to develop the next generation of Search and Rescue and Civil Defense emergency practitioners through the YSAR programme. He speaks to Jesse. Audio
The University of Auckland says a breakdown in communication over a planned pigeon cull was behind this morning's reports of an armed offender on the loose on campus.
Two people are in hospital after a shooting in South Auckland.
One person has died in a crash in the Tararua District between Woodville and Dannevirke.
A procession of Head Hunters gang members travelling from Auckland to Foxton to attend a senior member's funeral have arrived.
Police say a tramper rescued from the Tararua Ranges did everything right by using a distress beacon.