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.
Just months after a rest home was ordered to refund $10,000 for poor care of a 92-year-old, an audit has revealed a multitude of problems there.
The Auckland Harbour Bridge and other major New Zealand bridges undergo a general inspection every two years and more detailed inspections every six years, the NZ Transport Agency says.
A Kiwi researcher has launched a petition urging the closure of all kauri forests, over fears current measures aren't enough to save the ancient giants from a killer disease.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has defended a clause in the party's constitution which hold MPs liable for a $300,000 penalty if they resign.
MPs racked up a total of $2.1 million on travel and accommodation expenses in the past three months and Southern MPs are among the top spenders.
A sobbing, apologetic New Zealander has narrowly avoided jail after trying to open the door of a Malaysia Airlines aircraft during a flight from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur.
Auckland's Middlemore Hospital has admitted that it "failed" musician Peter Gutteridge, who died in the Tiaho Mai mental health unit.
New Zealand's family violence problem is only getting worse yet police are prosecuting fewer people over the crimes in a trend described as "disturbing" by support workers.
National leader Simon Bridges was accused of being a "chauvinistic pig" in Parliament's debating chamber today for a quip he made during questions to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
A threat of a fresh two-day strike next if primary teachers fail to win a big pay hike and improved staffing received strong support in Dunedin today.
Parliament's Speaker Trevor Mallard says there is potentially a serious issue following the leak of National leader Simon Bridges' expenses to the media.
An elderly man says he is expecting a $300 fine for illegal burning after setting fire to the remnants of his fire-ravaged home, an act that sparked a heated confrontation with police and fire authorities.