A new office building in Christchurch's main shopping precinct has many serious flaws in its quake design according to three leading engineering companies - including one in a govt-commissioned report.
Speaker Trevor Mallard says it's his impression from the report on bullying at Parliament that people have been raped there, and is urging the victims to go to police or support agencies.
The chief executive of the Crusaders is continuing to back players accused of inappropriate and homophobic behaviour, and says the club looks forward to evidence coming out to clear their names.
The price of bread looks set to rise as the shortage of Australian wheat starts to hit this country.
A virus deadly to rabbits will be released in some areas of the Residential Red Zone in a bid to curb rising rabbit numbers in Christchurch.
National MP Alfred Ngaro says he regrets sharing a post on social media which compared the issue of abortion in New Zealand with the Holocaust.
Police are yet to charge anyone with breaching name suppression of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane.
Families have come out from the Pike River Mine, celebrating a successful re-entry nine years after the West Coast disaster that killed 29 workers.
The Government will provide almost $40 million in funding for ambulance services in a bid to relieve the pressure some of the providers are under.
Immigration New Zealand registered four times more website visits than usual from Australia the day after the Liberal coalition's general election win.
The Prime Minister and her deputy are sending mixed signals over potential changes to KiwiSaver for those over the age of 65.
A renewed attempt to re-enter the Pike River mine will happen tomorrow - but only the families of the 29 men who died will be allowed in.
The Australian election result was "confounding'' and had several lessons for New Zealand politicians, Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says.
As another case of unethical puppy farming has come to light, a petition with 11,000 signatures is supporting an animal welfare organisation demanding better dog breeding and sale legislation.
The Government will spend $7.7 million on upgrading and enhancing the SuperGold card after years of the scheme being "neglected".
A man who has admitted his role in an armed hold-up of BP service station in Rotorua told the staff he and another man robbing the station were not robbing them but instead robbing the Government.