A second Ministerial baby is on the way - with Green MP Julie Anne Genter announcing she was cycling to hospital this morning where she will be put into an induced labour.
The Greens are tackling the issue of waste on day two of the party's annual conference, and are set to get tougher on those dumping tyres and lithium batteries.
The Department of Conservation is asking whale-filming drone operators to play by the rules, but staff admit laws are outdated.
National has criticised the Government's foreign investment plan after Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones' appearance on a current affairs TV programme.
After eight years Christchurch is once again a refugee settlement location in a move the Government is calling a "milestone for the city's post-earthquake recovery".
In a bid to claw back from one of its greatest criticisms, the Green Party says it has government support to include water extraction rules in the next review of the Overseas Investment Act.
A man who died near Auckland earlier today was crushed by a car he was trying to push after it had become stuck down a private driveway.
A NZ-born helicopter pilot who died water bombing a major bushfire in Australia has been described as an amazing man with years of experience fighting fires from the air.
A boxer is in a "critical" condition after being knocked out while sparring in Wellsford, near Auckland.
As he prepares to return to the Antarctic for the fifth time, extreme survival expert Chris Long, tells Joshua Walton what can be expected on the frozen continent.
A man who died in West Auckland today was crushed by a car he was trying to push after it had become stuck down a private driveway.
A woman jailed today for failing to stop her husband's rape of her daughter has been told by a judge she shows more interest in the man now in jail than she does in the future of her own child.
A first-of-its-kind University of Otago study has found more people are being prescribed antipsychotics, and older women are most likely to receive the medications.
Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman after an investigation into the death of Tirau toddler Comfort Joy Witeri-Thompson.
A lightning strike "like a sonic boom" has terrified residents of a North Island town and damaged trees, cars and houses.
Ron Mark says National leader Simon Bridges talked to him about a deal during a flight earlier this year, contradicting Bridges' claim no such approach was made.
Two World War II artillery shells forced the evacuation of Auckland International Airport's arrivals hall last night.