With 18 drownings overall this month - up from 10 at the same time last year - safety leaders are concerned.
Hundreds of fans swarm the NRL Nines fanzone keen to see the Warriors.
Over nine years Russel Norman transformed the Greens from minnow to third largest party in parliament.
3:22 PM Projects in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin will cost $37m.
Teenager pleads guilty to four charges over assault of elderly couple in theri Kapiti Coast home.
Four Waikato girls are being investigated in relation to a spate of car thefts in Auckland.
Russel Norman will stand down as co-leader of the Green Party in May, citing family reasons.
2:53 PM Auckland coroner Deborah Marshall will replace NZ's first coroner, Neil MacLean, who is retiring.
Moves are afoot to strengthen Manawatu's international education scene.
Almost 4400 fewer students are enrolled in NZ universities this year after the entrance bar was raised.
Struggling to put down that pack of chips or chocolate? It's all because of a pathway in your brain.
While other countries have embraced surgery as a cost-effective way of fighting morbid obesity, a reluctance remains in New Zealand.
Economist predicts Fonterra's slashed milk production forecast will probably not cause a recession.
Major Marlborough water supply may be turned off on Monday, its earliest shutdown in nearly 50 years.