2:52 PM Govt agencies to pool prisoner information after murderer and paedophile Phillip Smith escaped and fled overseas.
Doctor against voluntary euthanasia says most "change their minds" about ending their lives.
2:09 PM Teachers over 60 soaring, and the number of younger educators willing to step up is in decline.
MPs warned of "another Aramoana" as police struggle to keep track of firearms.
Rotorua mayoral candidate John Rakei-Clark vows to launch NZ's biggest drug crackdown if elected.
OPINION: New Zealand is in the midst of an historic building boom. Across the country, building activity is at an 11-year high.
OPINION: The PM is playing fast and loose with the facts on the Easter shopping law.