12:13 PM Moko was killed because his carer was mentally ill, not because she was evil, defence says.
12:18 PM The weather has taken a nasty turn, with the North Island braced for a wet and windy start to the week.
11:27 AM Children at a Chch school are being attacked and staff are doing little about it, parents say.
11:49 AM A man accused of stealing a yacht, fraud and indecent assault is denies all 60 charges.
Official leaves two years early, as office deals with requests dating back six years.
A building under demolition has partially collapsed in Hamilton.
Electric vehicles could be given breaks on new road tolls touted for Auckland.
A woman's reaction to a call claiming she owed IRD $4k had a scammer begging for mercy.
More than 100 people campaign against child abuse in Christchurch as killers of 3-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri are sentenced.
It's been six months since teenage parent Noa Woolloff hit the news and it turns out he's been pretty busy.
Hundreds march for Moko in Southland.
Power cut closes Auckland District court for the day.
About 200 protesters gathered to take a stand against child abuse.
Trampolines flying and trees down as wild weather hits Auckland.
The 77-year-old attacked in his Hastings home on Saturday remains in hospital.
11:48 AM About 200 protesters gathered to take a stand against child abuse.
11:45 AM The 77-year-old attacked in his Hastings home on Saturday remains in hospital.
A dozen staff quit a National MP's office in three years but Paul Foster-Bell says he's a "good boss''.
Crown Law solicitors paid more to prosecute dangerous dog owners than killers.
OPINION: Moko's killers are still able to be sentenced to life in prison, but it still feels like they've gotten away with something.
John Key probably texted his old buddy David Cameron more than his commiserations.
From her first day at school, to her first phone, first boyfriend and first anxiety attack - this is Sophie.
A new flagship project will shape how Auckland Council works with communities in major construction and infrastructure developments.
The man responsible for feeding thousands of pupils has been recognised by his former high school.
The Azim family is safe after leaving war-torn Afghanistan, but there is room to save many more families.
"We can't explain how thankful we are and appreciative of what you guys did."
Lexus was specially trained to help people with Alzheimer's disease.
OPINION: Why won't you photoshop my images before publishing them?
A new study has found air pollution contributes to some of the thousands of deaths in NZ each year.
Jo Cribb has dedicated the past four years to making New Zealand a better place for women.
Outgoing Ministry for Women Jo Cribb talks about what being a woman of influence means to her.
What could we achieve if we all helped one person a day? A top lawyer ask the questions – and has the answer.
Some of our Women of Influence alumni discuss how they celebrate the wins.
Dairy payout forecast sees positive farmers outnumber pessimists for first time in 15 months.
Shanghai Maling still committed to Silver Fern Farms investment, despite rumours.
Minister denies claims petfood company is a scapegoat over animal abuse.
Marlborough harvest beats last year by 100,000 tonnes.