Teacher aides and other school support staff have won Government agreement to start talks on pay equity, and early childhood teachers want to be next in the queue.
Former Labour MP Shane Jones is expected to announce that he will stand in Whangarei for NZ First.
A pen which claims to erase pain with a few clicks has drawn more criticism after coming under fire from New Zealand's consumer watchdog earlier this year.
A senior Labour official has stood down over a botched intern scheme for 85 students from the UK and US.
The Corrections Minister has called the wedding of rapist and murderer Liam Reid and disgraced lawyer Davina Murray "disgraceful" and "revolting".
As Kiwi Team NZ fans went crazy this morning even the famously stoic Prime Minister Bill English got excited. Almost.
Drink manufacturers have agreed to a world-leading water-only policy for all New Zealand primary and intermediate schools.
A search and rescue operation for a missing fisherman along a stretch of coastline in the Catlins is continuing today.
Trials have been planned for the delivery of over-the-counter medicines to remote communities.
A disgraced former lawyer is set to marry an "evil and dangerous predator" inside prison.
People posting derogatory comments on police Facebook pages under suspects' mugshots doesn't classify as bullying but can be harmful, Netsafe says.
A man selling "toothpick crossbows" is celebrating a reversal of a short-lived ban on the products by TradeMe.
An electrician working on top of a grain silo had to be resuscitated after being engulfed in grain.
Imagine replacing the classroom with the outdoors, math with hunting and English with cooking.
A man has died of a suspected heart attack at a West Auckland brothel yesterday afternoon.
Prime Minister Bill English today revealed that Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape of his electorate agent's conversations last year.
Further tax cuts and lifting incomes would be National's priorities over the next five years if it is re-elected in September, Prime Minister Bill English told the party's conference in Wellington today.
An Invercargill couple are devastated, confused and in shock after finding their beloved labrador dead on their lawn.
A derelict psychiatric hospital building has gone up in flames in Nelson.
Four Kiwis rescued from a remote Pacific island after their yacht ran aground on a reef are safely aboard a Fiji Navy patrol boat headed for Suva.