The captain of a ferry carried passengers to Picton and back with a 3.5m gash in the side.
9:00pm A woman was held up at gunpoint by a man who had just robbed a jewellery shop in Wellington's CBD during rush hour, police say.
The country's biggest benefit fraudster has been denied parole again.
The general election will be held on September 20, Prime Minister John Key has announced.
A weather system over the Pacific could bring rain and wind to Wellington this weekend.
A truck driver's death raises doubts about rail crossing safety.
The first shipment of massive turbine pylon components for Meridian Energy's Mill Creek wind farm have arrived.
More than a third of us believe the country is too reliant on dairying, and the industry's poor performance is affecting our reputation.
Cabinet ministers must avoid conflicts of interest or any appearance of them.
It's the last week of the NZ Festival so hang on in there - you've got all winter to sleep so don't flag now.
Coffee aficionados are taking the drink to new heights in the quest for a great cuppa.
Alama Ieremia claims the Hurricanes biggest problem is poor execution of basic skills and not the gameplan.
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