14 min ago Man who stomped police officer to death has first parole hearing.
It was the synchronised invasion that no one could have prepared for.
Leon Jayet-Cole, 5, was a "kind-hearted, happy and cheeky kid", says a friend of his grieving family.
Bruce Tie was "blown away" when he was accused of using fake names to get multiple driver licences.
Social worker accused of having sex with a boy in her care has trial aborted as lawyer cannot continue.
13 min ago Man who stomped police officer to death has first parole hearing.
5:52 PM Police are looking into the finances of a Waikato social services provider.
5:50 PM Industry body believes rural Kiwis may not be aware of all their broadband options.
5:46 PM A former ACT Party staffer is facing police action over the late declaration of donations of more than $30,000.
Graduation ceremonies could be pushed out to the end of the calendar year at the University of Waikato.
Schools have been advised to address issues of consent and coercion in their sexuality lessons.
6:12 PM A case of measles identified in Manawatu has been traced back to Auckland's SkyCity hotel and there are fears other guests may have been infected.
Community water fluoridation is safe, effective and affordable, according to the Taranaki District Health Board.
PM John Key recently met the Saudi businessman who wanted to sue NZ for $20-30m but did not visit the farm hub.
Cropping farmers are managing to maintain much the same grain yields as five years ago on a shrinking land base.