13 min ago Auckland faces the risk of severe thunderstorms, large hail, and even a tornado as a wintry blast moves north.
2:43 PM Public workshops to debate new flag had “modest” attendance but cost $200,000.
2:13 PM Man grew magic mushrooms and made chocolate with them to "deal with medical issues".
1:41 PM Official records show the public are bringing throwing stars, batons and knives into secure courts.
2:49 PM Six people, including an 8-week-old baby, escaped a pre-dawn house fire thanks to smoke alarms.
7 min ago Man who set fire to Blenheim Work and Income office found under a table in smouldering building with razor blade.
2:39 PM A woman interviewed 17 years ago about the murder of Kirsty Bentley says she would make a different statement today.
9 min ago Government delays the release of information around deal that saw millions of taxpayer dollars given to Saudi businessman for a farm in the desert.
Opposition parties acuse PM of complacency after John Key said there was no need to hit the panic button.
1:37 PM Dramatic increases in NCEA pass rates "clearly indicate grade inflation".
It's one of the only schools in the country where NCEA pass rates have not increased since 2004, but the principal isn't concerned.
1:35 PM Members were "disappointed" as MidCentral DHB budget blowout extends to $3m.
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.