Steven Joyce has confirmed the Government will take over the troubled Novopay school payroll system in October.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush explains why the 1970 Crewe homicide file was reviewed and says police have apologised to Rochelle Crewe for shortfalls in the original investigation into her parents' deaths.
Big cat enthusiasts are invited to have breakfast with Auckland Zoo's Sumatran tigers.
Nine-year-old Noel Wogan has been reunited with his puppy Bear after it went missing more than two weeks ago.
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig doesn't believe he can beat Murray McCully in this year's election, but is aiming for the 5 per cent party vote threshold.
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Kiwi singer Lorde has released a video in conjunction with the New Zealand Electoral Commission calling for young people to vote in this year's election.
Prime Minister John Key has confirmed electorate deals with ACT in Epsom and United Future in Ohariu.
ACT Epsom electorate candidate, David Seymour, hits the pavement in the hunt for votes.
Wellingtonians respond to the news that the planned Basin flyover has been cancelled.
National MP Claudette Hauiti has announced she is leaving politics.
Snow has closed the Rimutaka Hill Road between Wellington and the Wairarapa.
Snow has forced road closures and people to abandon their cars in the Rimutaka hills north of Wellington.
Police arrested a man in Huntly, hours after two people were "violently" killed in an Auckland pawn shop.
Police are looking for two suspects after two people were found dead in a south auckland pawn shop.