Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says the Government plans to buy another two motels to put up homeless people.
The Army will help the police's co-ordinated search for two men lost in rugged bush in Tongariro National Park.
Prime Minister Bill English says a cross-party memorandum with most political parties to create a special agency solely in charge of the Pike River Mine recovery will not make the mine any safer.
A Morrinsville gunman on the run from police after an armed stoush in Waikato, grew up in Greymouth.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has denied overstepping the line in saying she would find it hard to trust a Labour Government - and says she takes Jacinda Ardern "at her word".
Today is set to be the last of the settled weather before a low whips over from across the Tasman, bringing heavy rain and wind.
Labour made the right decision to make Jacinda Ardern leader according to former Prime Minister John Key.
John Key has officially been appointed as a Knight of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
New Zealand Post has scrapped its FastPost service as the number of letters being sent continues to decline.
Rapper Scribe is no longer wanted by police after he contacted officials this afternoon.
An inexplicable theft in the Te Moana Gorge could leave travellers caught short and the authorities with a large bill.
The Australian Labor Party was fishing for information about New Zealand citizenship "weeks ago'', according to New Zealand Labour MP Chris Hipkins.
A health board has come under fire from one its own members for denying pain medication to a 33kg woman with a life-threatening kidney disease.
The mother of the Morrinsville gunman, Rollie James Heke, has made an emotional plea to her son: "Please do the right thing ... turn yourself in, son.''
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has received the paperwork confirming he has renounced his New Zealand citizenship.
The aquatic centre part of the Westland Recreation Centre will close in three weeks' time until at least the end of October while the sagging beams in the pool complex are replaced.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has strongly condemned the New Zealand Labour Party - saying should it be in power after the election it would be "very hard" to build trust.
The Pike River Mine families today signed a memorandum with most political parties - except National and Act - to create a special agency solely in charge of the mine recovery effort.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern denies that MP Chris Hipkins was part of a dirt-digging exercise on Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says she is uncomfortable about her party's past focus on house sales to people with Chinese-sounding names, and the party will apologise to anyone offended.