The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, August 11
Documents obtained by Checkpoint debunk claims made by National's Michael Woodhouse that a homeless man breached security to sneak into an Auckland hotel.
A police officer was injured after being struck by an allegedly stolen vehicle occupied by teenagers during a high-speed West Auckland pursuit.
A majority "yes" vote in next month's cannabis referendum would not necessarily lead to its personal use being legalised if National was in charge after the election.
The arrest of an unmasked woman in Melbourne's inner north will be scrutinised by Victoria Police's professional standards command.
National leader Judith Collins says allegations surrounding the party's board member Roger Bridge are a matter for the party to deal with internally.
A Christchurch retirement village has gone into lockdown after residents began displaying symptoms of a respiratory illness.
A Canterbury man in his 20s held off a group armed with pool cues and wrenches who tried to get into his caravan.
Two new National Parks - including one in the Catlins - have been promised by the National Party if they get elected.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern won't reveal how she would vote in the upcoming referendum to legalise cannabis for recreational use.
The administration of President Donald Trump is considering a measure to block US citizens and permanent residents from returning home if they are suspected of being infected with Covid-19.
Underground workers have been withdrawn from the Pike River mine on the West Coast after samples returned positive for the presence of carcinogens.
Ashley Bloomfield has subjected himself to a Covid-19 test, saying he wouldn't expect anyone to do something he wouldn't do himself. Meanwhile there is one new Covid case today.
Australia's deputy chief medical officer warns Covid-19 deaths will continue to rise even if Victorian infections continue to stabilise, as the nation recorded its equal deadliest day of the pandemic.
Epidemiologist Michael Baker says quarantine-free travel with the Cook Islands will be an important step for New Zealand to gradually start reconnecting with the rest of the world.
Hayley Holt is leaving her Breakfast presenting role and will be replaced by the programme's news reader Jenny-May Clarkson.
A man who tested positive for Covid-19 after allegedly absconding from isolation to visit a central Auckland supermarket has appeared in court for the first time.