3:11pm Family of Kiwi who was on board a missing Malaysian aircraft are today clinging to hope - but preparing for bad news.
Emergency services attempting to free caver trapped in newly-discovered cave west of Nelson.
Three boats and a campervan were set alight in Picton overnight, keeping firefighters busy.
Police seek witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries in an attack in Christchurch.
Retailers are declaring war on large-scale supermarket shoplifting rings with high-tech surveillance.
The starting point for any politician would surely be disclose everything, hide nothing, writes Tracy Watkins.
Tough new sanctions under which the worst student loan defaulters will be arrested at the border passed through final stages at Parliament.
An illegal party drug could hold the answer tinnitus sufferers have long been waiting to hear.
The modern merino in its many different forms set to come under the close inspection of fine wool farmers in a Canterbury competition.