3:47 PM Massive storm churns up sea to cause disruption and delays on east coast.
3:29 PM OPINION: Raising concerns about how animals are killed for food is fine. Killing a baby rabbit is not.
11 min ago Hawera teen lost in Egmont National Park spent the night in a bivouac before following river out.
A neighbour who tried to stop a burglar's getaway got wedged between a car and a fence.
Defence challenges boy's evidence about being burned with a "fire rod" – a hot poker and spoon – and being made to eat chilli peppers.
1 min ago Auckland teacher who masturbated in classroom to pornography during school hours found guilty of indecency.
3:33 PM A man who climbed a tree to look at girls could not be trusted on home detention, a judge says.
2:57 PM Maurice Williamson breaks silence over ACT rumours, and Judith Collins rejects claims of disunity within National.
Budget debate continues, while select committees and other political news should keep the Beehive buzzing today.
16 min ago Brent Ingram is retiring after 25 years in charge of Hagley Community College.
For these budding musicians, RockQuest takes precedence over the school ball.
5 min ago Board members question logic of flying frozen food to "fruitbowl of the country".
Westland retains its payout for 2014-15 season but lifts its prediction for 2015-16
A man has been arrested in Australia and charged with stealing cattle gallstones.