Beneficiaries won't be included in a package for families with newborn babies, despite advice they were most vulnerable.
8:58am Police identify youths who allegedly used "extreme violence" in robbery that left liquor store employee in hospital.
19 min ago Former top public servant tipped to head inquiry into why Malaysian diplomat allowed to leave NZ while facing attempted-rape charge.
9:11am Police have been called to a domestic incident at rural Southland address this morning.
A Christchurch woman will be interviewed by police over her alleged sexual assault by Rolf Harris.
Winston Peters slams deal in which NZ's largest private property fund is selling $1bn of local property to Canadian pension group.
A school must pay part of the legal costs of a student suspended for refusing to cut his hair.
Pets and their owners have avoided antibiotic-resistant infection strains but time could be running out.
A food technologist was handing around samples of his manuka honey bars at a seminar to celebrate 50 years of food technology at Massey University.