All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named a strong side for Sunday's test against Argentina, with Ben Smith the clear choice as fullback, the return of Waisake Naholo on the wing, but no room for Jordie Barrett.
The family of a Kiwi mum who died in a Bali hospital after a medical emergency are gifting some of the $230,000 donated in a frantic bid to bring her home to charity.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has come under fire from a South African equal rights rugby group for statements made in a recently released book.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has denied a claim under Parliamentary privilege called under-fire deputy police commissioner Wally Haumaha to assure him "things would be okay".
The Automobile Association believes the latest rise in fuel prices is unjustified and is calling on fuel companies to explain what's behind it.
Some 8% of the population, or 300,000 Kiwis, are watching pirated versions of sports events, according to a survey commissioned by Sky TV, while 10% regularly watch pirated movies and TV.
National's Simon Bridges says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has misled Parliament through her answers to him about her contact with digital entrepreneur Derek Handley and she needs to correct it.
The All Blacks are preparing to run the gauntlet of protests in Buenos Aires over the next couple of days as striking citizens take to the streets to denounce austerity measures by the government.
Two Bay of Plenty residents have been attacked in their own home by intruders armed with an axe and crowbar.
The New Zealand economy grew by 1.0% over the June quarter, making for a 2.7% gain over the June year, Statistics NZ says.
A media personality charged with several serious assaults will go on trial before a jury next year.
Forty of New Zealand's luckiest, or unluckiest, players have pocketed $25,000 each in Lotto's First Division draw.
Massey University has hit back at claims its vice-chancellor misled the public, maintaining "genuine" security concerns around a planned speaking engagement scuttled the event Don Brash was to...
A former North Shore community board chairman has been jailed for more than four years for paying for access to live child sex shows.
A 44-year-old man was struck by a car and killed as he walked south along the Waikato Expressway.
The Kiwi designers behind a world-leading bionic hand have set their next challenge - to create a much smaller version for children.
A Taranaki father has been sentenced to community work after getting his 10-year-old son to drive for him because he was drunk.
A notice to vacate has been withdrawn for a family who went public about living in an "undrained swamp" rental home.
Entrepreneur Derek Handley, who met with ex-Cabinet minister Clare Curran, will walk away with $107,500 after being offered a government role a month ago, then having his contract terminated.
Nearly 6000 Fonterra workers are paid more than $100,000 - some 750 more than last year.