6 min ago Snow and ice hit the south, heavy snow picked for central North Island and severe thunderstorm risk for upper north.
11:47 AM Lawyer for murderer Phillip John Smith claims his client effectively "kidnapped" when deported from Brazil.
Illegal immigrant tied up an elderly woman and beat her unconscious in daylight attack.
11:58 AM Six people, including an 8-week-old baby, escaped a pre-dawn house fire thanks to smoke alarms.
Man found drowned in Wellington harbour on Sunday had ticket to Super Rugby final in his pocket.
16 min ago Former Zip Plumbing worker accused of stealing $1.42m in cheques written to herself.
11:47 AM Lawyer for murderer Phillip John Smith claims his client was effectively "kidnapped" when deported from Brazil.
Opposition parties are accusing the Prime Minister of complacency over the state of the economy, after John Key said there was no need to hit the panic button.
The number of children living in benefit-dependent households drops 42,000 in three years.
15 min ago Dramatic increases in NCEA pass rates "clearly indicate grade inflation".
11:54 AM Nayland College and Hampden Street School included in $10m fund to encourage innovative teaching practices.
Between 20 and 80 per cent of expectant mums drink alcohol at low levels, new study shows.
The trendy cure-alls of meditation and mindfulness can come with a few downsides.
Jo-anne Wilkinson was the joint winner of the Women of Influence 2014 award for Social Enterprise.
Some of our Women of Influence alumni on what being a Woman of Influence means to them.
New Zealand's trade with Asia has increased since same-sex marriage was legalised, rubbishing Aussie minister's claim.
A 32-year-old woman has died after an incident on a Southland farm.