4.4 quake rattles Wellington

A short and sharp earthquake centred near Paraparaumu got some in the region jumping.

Thunder and heavy rain coming

3 min ago Already drenched spots in the North Island are being warned to expect another deluge.

Department mum over employee

2:00pm Government worker facing charges including threatening grievous bodily harm still on full pay.

Student's sex boast goes sour

1:22pm He bragged about his sexual prowess to get votes, but that didn't impress many.

The elephant in the courtroom

17 min ago Sri Lanka wants to bestow Nandi the elephant to New Zealand, but there's a jumbo row involving animal rights' activists to stop that from happening.

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