The South Today bulletin: Monday, December 6
Fresh off the back of a major shake-up to the default provider regime, Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark has signalled the Government is looking into more changes to KiwiSaver.
The government has purchased 60,000 courses of Pfizer's oral antiviral medication to treat early infections of Covid-19, subject to Medsafe approval, the Prime Minister has confirmed.
At least 14 people are dead and and dozens injured after a volcano erupted on the Indonesian island of Java.
Bob Dole, who overcame grievous combat wounds to become a pre-eminent figure in US politics as a longtime Republican senator and his party's unsuccessful 1996 presidential nominee, has died. He was 98.
There are now 25 cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in New South Wales, a jump of 10 in a day.
National has unveiled its new-look line up with big promotions for Chris Bishop and Erica Stanford, and a demotion for Judith Collins.
Simon Bridges' son Harry, who suffered a serious injury following a schoolground accident, appears to have got his sense of humour back while recovering in hospital.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in relation to the death of an 18-year-old man in Christchurch over the weekend.
A new swing set at Redcliffs Park has special significance - to remember Reuben Smith who tragically died from meningococcal septicemia nearly a year ago.
Warning: Distressing contentAt least 30 people have now been accused of historic sexual abuse at Dilworth School - including students who allegedly offended against younger classmates.
There are huge differences across country in the number of nurses doing the training the government says will keep ICUs going when Covid-19 surges.
Beds are going unused in Dunedin Hospital’s intensive care and high-dependency unit because the Southern District Health Board cannot find nurses to care for the patients who should be using them.
A passenger train trip was cancelled after anti-coal activists shut down the Dunedin Railway Station, but protesters say that was never their intention.
Development of a Dunedin coastal plan has cost about $700,000 so far and one councillor says just over $100,000 more for an experiment could save the city millions of dollars in the long run.