Kane Williamson scored his second test century and guided New Zealand to an unexpected draw as the hosts made 200 for six at the end of the third and final test against South Africa at the Basin Reserve today.
Otago opener Hamish Rutherford has scored his maiden first-class double-hundred today, the milestone helping the Volts into an impregnable position against Wellington at the University Oval in Dunedin.
Otago have been bowled out for 197 against Canterbury today, giving the visitors a two-run first-innings advantage in their Plunket Shield match at the University Oval.
The Highlanders have edged the Hurricanes 19-17 in their Super 15 match at Westpac Stadium in Wellington tonight to maintain their perfect start to the season.
Green Party MP Keith Locke has announced he will retire at this year's election.
A produce company is getting $190,000 Government funding to develop a machine to process vegetables on the farm.
A teenager whose mutilated body was found on a suburban Boston street may have fallen from an airplane's wheel well, an airport official says.
Hundreds of domestic air travellers had their flights delayed this morning after Air New Zealand's entire computer system failed.
Ladyhawke swooped on six Tui awards at the New Zealand Music Awards tonight, including album and single of the year.
A police officer's stab-resistant vest probably saved him from serious injury when he and a police dog were attacked by a knife-wielding man early today.
The snowboard-cross and ski-cross races at Cardrona will be solid gold highlights of 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games.
A pizza delivery driver was shot in the stomach with an air gun as he delivered pizza to an Upper Hutt house last night.
Gary Mills has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years for murdering his partner.
Taito Phillip Field is a naive and unsophisticated man but not a criminal who took advantage of Thai tradesmen seeking immigration help, his lawyer told a jury today.
Two men have been remanded in custody over the assault and robbery of Tauranga taxi driver.
The family of courier driver Halatau Naitoko say they want to meet the policeman who fired the shot that killed the innocent teenager.
The State should be responsible for prisoners not private companies, the Human Rights Commission said today.
Today's greyhound results from Manawatu.
Military jets and artillery have pounded suspected militant hide-outs in two towns in Pakistan's northwest, killing 27 fighters, officials say.