12:56pm BREAKING NEWS: Ernie Merrick is the new coach of the Wellington Phoenix.
12 min ago A 27-year-old man rang police after he allegedly beat a man so badly his spleen ruptured.
The father of a woman accused of murdering her baby faces rape and incest charges.
Hobbit actors return to Wellington as filming resumes for the final two movies of the Sir Peter Jackson trilogy.
People living at both ends of the McKays to Peka Peka section of the Kapiti expressway could face longer trips in some directions after it is built, which has some of them questioning the logic.
The bill could skyrocket if tonnes of NZ meat continues to be blocked at China's borders.
The service sector is enjoying its best three-month spell since 2007, when the global financial crisis hit.
This year's US-New Zealand partnership forum has moved out from its past shadow of secrecy and well and truly into the limelight.
There are two things about a Bill English speech that listeners could set their watch by.
Meet the best bakers in the country, New Zealand's Hottest Home Baker (Thursday, TV3) boasts, heralding the start of its fourth season. Really? I don't think so.
From initial five-litre batches, Neil Catherall and his band of merry partners have turned Lighthouse Gin into an award-winning international brand, writes Bess Manson.
A calf-muscle tweak suffered by an out-of-sorts Bruce Martin should force New Zealand's hand with pace attack.
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