Man who once introduced himself to Sir Paul Holmes as an "armed maniac" is jailed for millions of dollars worth of fraud.
University of Otago 'inundated' with support for internet porn rules as student body sidesteps issue for now.
Invercargill and Alexandra tied for towns with the hottest temperature in NZ at 21.1 degrees today.
Tariana Turia raises ire for speech which likened Maori who voted Labour to "beaten wives" going back to husbands.
A newspaper delivery contractor in Marton has been assaulted and has had his vehicle stolen.
A bloody war is breaking out between Labour's former leader David Cunliffe and contender Grant Robertson.
Professor says Dunedin Public Hospital is "more than just a provincial hospital".
60 secondary school students have run 120 kilometres each over five days to raise $100,000 for CanTeen.
Court hears of dead and starving stock at a Murchison farm, and farmer who refused to feed them.