A caregiver allegedly caught on camera slapping an elderly man appears in the dock.
12:40 PM An extra $1 billion will be pumped into NZ's economy if Fonterra sticks to its higher forecast payout.
Keep a tight grip on your umbrella - an angry storm is blowing in from the Tasman.
More people needed to protect of one of New Zealand's threatened birds.
Early morning search of a Hamilton property uncovers a clandestine drug operation.
Mayoral candidate says we need more than 1500 new houses every year.
Sarah King has managed Clarion Suites Ambassador to a gold standard.
The first of the 1,000 tourists from Shaoxing arrived in Taupo on Monday and were given a tour of the district's attractions and culture.
It looks, smells and tastes like chocolate, but there's a twist.
Meridian Energy sells more power at higher prices in New Zealand and Australia.
Hamilton might have to build more than 1500 new houses every year to cater for growth.
Mares the worry for Kawi in Makfi Challenge.
Marsh has high trans-Tasman expectations.
Injury and McKenzie's ABs call-up sees a shuffle in the backline.
Anton Lienert-Brown has beaten his flatmate Damian McKenzie to an All Blacks' debut, and shouldn't be overawed by the occasion.
Thames Valley and King Country are the only teams not to have made the Meads Cup semifinals of the Heartland Championship. They are intent on changing that.
OBITUARY: Harry Manley was a quiet man who never sought the limelight. Of an even disposition, he had a strong work ethic and loved his family dearly. Generous, modest in his achievements and disinclined ever to say a bad word about anybody, Harry did his duty. He lived through and bore witness to some of the most significant events of last century.
Predators kill an estimated 25 million native birds a year. If current trends continue, our national icon the kiwi will disappear from areas with no predator control.
OPINION: The contamination of the water supply in Hawke's Bay should spur the central government into action over mandatory chlorination.
I suppose every generation has sacred cows. But no religious lot can compare with a secular society when it comes to the sheer number of sacred cows rambling around.
It all unfolded in slow motion.
Agricultural days at school are always popular among children, but finding judges can be hard.
A bicycle ridden by Sir Edmund Hillary has made its way to the Waikato.
Once this secret spot was revealed the crowds arrived and "the impact is extremely clear".
It's big, shiny, you wear it around your neck, and it is designed by an 11 year old.
Sam Edwards finds the first note from Santiago Canon Valencia's bow on the cello was perfection.
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