A group of diehard Team New Zealand fans gathered at Port Chalmers Yacht Club finally got to sip on the Champagne they planned to open four years ago.
A Dunedin law expert says it will be tough for police to prove MP Todd Barclay acted illegally in making secret recordings.
By Connie Metcalfe - Year 12, St Kevin's College
By Cara Anderson - Year 11, St Kevin's College
By Jharli Blake - Year 11, St Kevin's College
By Jose Bucane - Year 10, St Kevin's College
Switzerland's attempt to clinch a sweeping treaty to put its ties with the European Union on firmer footing have run aground.
Submitters fear a new dual-use track on Mt Ruapehu will be crammed with downhill speeding cyclists and disadvantage walkers.
More than 100,000 Aucklanders look set to welcome home the victorious Team New Zealand on the waterfront, possibly on both sides of the harbour.
Mosgiel police are appealing for sightings of a man in a dark grey van after an incident involving a 15-year-old girl in Brighton.
Police and LandSAR teams have completed another day of searching for a fisherman missing since Sunday.
Police are investigating reports a man robbed a bank at gunpoint.
The White House warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he and his military would "pay a heavy price" if it conducted a chemical weapons attack, which the US thought likely.
Teacher aides and other school support staff have won Government agreement to start talks on pay equity, and early childhood teachers want to be next in the queue.
Former Labour MP Shane Jones is expected to announce that he will stand in Whangarei for NZ First.
A pen which claims to erase pain with a few clicks has drawn more criticism after coming under fire from New Zealand's consumer watchdog earlier this year.
Secret recordings made in National MP Todd Barclay's electorate office reportedly included discussion about "sex and drugs", it has been revealed.
Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer.
A truck driver in his 60s has critical leg injuries after his vehicle rolled over him while he was inspecting its brakes on Sydney's M1 Pacific Motorway.
A man arrested in relation to the shooting death of another man in northern NSW will be extradited from Queensland.