9:28 PM Jacqui Dixon had just seven hours to finish packing, wave goodbye to her husband and depart for a disaster zone.
9:27 PM Sir Edmund Hillary's Knight of the Garter banner flew over a fundraiser for Nepalise quake victims.
He may usually be the one doing the tracking but this time it's police search dog Thames who has gone missing.
A shallow 'strong' magnitude 4.2 earthquake has rattled the central South Island.
Hundreds take to Auckland's streets in anger over waterfront plans for the city.
A couple who had "front row seats" for a fatal Thames shooting say it was impossible to tell if the armed man shot first.
Victim was grabbed from behind, pushed over and knocked out, before screaming and scaring off her attacker.
In his first visit to Northland since National's by-election defeat, Prime Minister John Key vows to regain voters' trust.
OPINION: Finance Minister Bill English has all but buried his pet policy of returning to surplus this year.
The Excellence in Art Competition was won by a Hillcrest student for the second year running.
Mt John Observatory has a bright past but is facing uncertainty as funding dries up.
A NZ microbiologist says the country now faces the possible spread of life-threatening diseases.
A new process at Nelson hospital allows paramedics, emergency doctors, cardiologists to diagnose heart attacks faster.
NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners ahead of the game in driving profitability on farms, during a forecast period of low milk payouts.
A young Tararua couple reveal how they are keeping their farm system simple.