A toddler injured in an alleged assault will have some degree of brain damage, doctors say.
Four men have been arrested after a cocaine shipment bound for Christchurch was intercepted.
Kiwis will vote on whether or not the country needs a new flag - but not until after the election. | National tries to lead
Winter is coming, and if health authorities have it their way, New Zealanders will be ready.
Woman accused in fatal beating of disabled Featherston man got on her "stomping boots" before murder, court hears.
Money from a woman's fraudulent EQC claims has passed out of reach to her family in India.
Key is daring to go where no prime minister before him has been prepared to go. | Flag vote to go ahead
Key hopes one of the visitors around the G20 summit in November will be Barack Obama but admits it's unlikely.
Tough new sanctions under which the worst student loan defaulters will be arrested at the border passed through final stages at Parliament.
Passengers on three more flights may have been exposed to measles, health authorities say.
AgResearch directors can expect a grilling from southern sheep and deer farmers in Gore tomorrow.
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