COMMENT: MediaWorks will be tempted to place Paul Henry in to John Campbell's spot at 7pm, continuing with his morning experiment broadcasting on TV3 and RadioLive from 6am to 9am.
Bill English's seventh Budget is a give-and-take Budget.
The body of a man recovered from a Waikato river yesterday has been identified as the man who was reported missing earlier this week, police say.
Police have released the name of a toddler who died after being hit by a car near Whangarei yesterday.
The 10 key things you need to know out of today's Budget announcement.
The Government has boosted funding for Christchurch's post-quake recovery by another $27 million in today's Budget.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman The country's district health boards will get $320 million over four years to meet cost pressures, in new spending announced in Budget 2015. Health Minister Jonathan Coleman said New Zealand's health budget would reach a record $15.9 billion in the coming year.
The cost of international travel will likely go up after today's Budget contained a surprise border clearance levy.
A warning about the potential extinction of New Zealand's national bird has prompted Government to boost funding to conservation efforts.
The Budget has delivered a sweet and sour takeaway for parents on the benefit - they will have to look for work when their youngest child turns three but their benefit will go up by $25 a week.
Police have arrested a 35-year-old man after busting open a large drug operation with more than 260 cannabis plants at a Papakura home.
The Government will write off $1.7 billion in penalty payments for parents who failed to meet their child support obligations, saying the system was "overly punitive".
Special education and early childhood education have received a boost in funding as an extra $687 million is invested in education.
New Zealanders who sign up to Kiwisaver from today will no longer get a $1000 "kick-start" payment.
New Zealand's internet speeds are in the middle of the pack, but could benefit from a greater uptake of the ultra fast-broadband (UFB) initiative, an industry commentator says.
At the edge of a perfectly manicured park on Auckland's North Shore, a group of jurors gathered to see the place where Cissy Chen's remains were found.
The mummified remains of a Tainui child are returning home from Austria, 100 years after being taken from their burial cave during a "dark period" of New Zealand's history.
The man responsible for the desecration of about 30 infant graves at Auckland's Papakura Cemetery remains at large.
"The whole of the defence case is a lie,'' the Crown has told the jury in the Blessie Gotingco murder trial.
A mathematical model designed to predict children at risk of abuse will be trialled with data about children reported to Child, Youth and Family.