12:10pm A truck and car have collided on SH1 17km from Invercargill.
12:25pm Judge orders police to hand over documents on raid of Dirty Politics author's home.
12:11pm About 40 Christchurch homes lose power after truck crashes into hill property.
Probe into cargo ship's grounding will come to close with the release of investigators' final report today.
A youth who laughed at three street gang members who were blocking his way triggered a brawl with weapons and pot plants.
Misbehaving teachers will be routinely named and shamed, a disciplinary tribunal has ruled.
One man believes infectious disease epidemics cast a shadow over one of NZ's greatest writers.
Labour MP Phil Goff is set to escape sanction for revealing details of a report by the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) after giving an unreserved apology.