John Key leads New Zealanders in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, calling him an inspirational leader.
4:20pm A "strong" earthquake of magnitude 4.7 quake has hit the lower North Island and upper South, rattling buildings in downtown Wellington.
Admin error blamed for taxpayer cash being used to pay Labour Party staff member during a by-election campaign.
A woman is dead after the car she was driving hit a truck believed to be carrying a house.
The nine-year jail term imposed on a man who attacked a builder has been upheld on appeal.
Barrister slates this country's new synthetic cannabis laws.
Replay the live chat with Education Minister Hekia Parata, who answered reader questions about education in NZ.
Not many people can say they spend their day watching killers at work.
A Taranaki meatworks which installed safety guards just hours after an employee lost the tip of a finger has been found guilty of neglect.
Seeing a fuzzy screen? You must now have Freeview, Sky or Igloo to watch television.
Pals and playmates (pictures)
Reacting to a sudden cancellation
New Zealand's best deck built yesterday
Appreciating Tony Allen
The meaning of blogging