Part of Makara Beach near Wellington has been cordoned off after an incident that left a man with gunshot wounds.
A man has critical injuries and another is in custody after a shooting in a home in Gisborne in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A transcript of the final moments before a ferry began listing in South Korea shows the confused state of the crew.
Waikato Bay of Plenty have spoiled the 100th trans-Tasman netball league game for Laura Langman with a 56-50 win over Northern Mystics.
Google Glass is no longer the weirdest high-tech eyewear, thanks to a Japanese researcher who has invented an even more horrifying spectacle.
Kim Kardashian has upped her diet and fitness regime in order to look her best at her and her fiance Kanye West's wedding next month.
Researchers say a study showing four genes may affect a person's pain threshhold could lead to new pain management therapies.