Two high-ranking police officers appeared on kidnapping charges in the Auckland High Court. At the heart of the trial was a teenage love story - but was it the truth?
Five years after the unsolved killing of Cissy Chen, her husband, Jack Liu, still lives in the Torbay house they shared before she disappeared. Liu was the number one suspect in Cissy's death.
The story of a scruffy teen would-be journo, and the mentor on top of the Lyttelton hill.
In the tiny town of Shishmaref, the effects of climate change are among the most dramatic in the world.
One of the country's worst sex offenders, Stewart Murray Wilson, is living in limbo on the grounds of Whanganui Prison, as it emerges he's being investigated once again by police for historic rape allegations.
As the New Zealand summer starts to fade, Harrison Christian writes on family, the elements, and the way time stops in the Far North.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - a religion founded in 19th-century America - has a health code eschewing alcohol, tobacco and even hot drinks like coffee and tea.
They seemed to perceive sudden loss as an isolated blow, which, through strength and resilience, could be fully recovered from. Really it involves a long and obscure reconciliation that may not have an end.
Roughly between Australia and New Zealand there is an island. It's a tiny bit of land and, from the air, an unlikely outpost in the vast indifference of the South Pacific.
In the village Pueblo Viejo on the outskirts of Cuernavaca in Southern Mexico, an American was building a fortress.