Immigration New Zealand could be heading for a record deficit because of the drop in numbers of people coming to this country.
Sir Lincoln will be hard to beat in the $250,000 Auckland Trotting Cup at Alexandra Park tonight.
A 3% wage rise and inflation rate would mean police would have to save $477 million in the next four years, police bosses told Parliament yesterday.
Christchurch could be facing the grim future of capital flight, with substantial property owners poised to seize their insurance payouts and buy in higher returning Auckland.
Felines and white rajahs add mystique to Sarawak's colourful capital, writes Jim Eagles, of The New Zealand Herald.
Central Districts wicketkeeper Kruger van Wyk will make his test debut for New Zealand against South Africa in Dunedin tomorrow.
Police heads are considering laying off staff and closing some stations in an effort to save $360 million over the next three years.
Lydia Jenkin talks to The Almighty Johnsons stars - and on-screen couple - Keisha Castle-Hughes and Emmett Skilton about their tricky relationship, and getting to grips with godliness.
Poor migrants who speak little or no English are to be subject to stricter immigration laws under a review that will create a "two-tier" system to favour the wealthy, a leaked Cabinet paper shows.
Brian Anderton, of North Taieri, and the champion Mosgiel racemare Show Gate, were among inductees in to the New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame at Ellerslie on Friday night.
Kevin Hickman, the 61-year-old Christchurch businessman, had his biggest moment in thoroughbred racing when Silent Achiever, who he bred and owns, won the group one $750,000 New Zealand Derby at Ellerslie on Saturday.
A small boat with two men on board overturned in heavy surf near the mouth of the Greymouth River this afternoon.
The small Taranaki town of Patea, which bore the brunt of yesterday's fierce storm, looked like "a war zone".
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after her car collided with a truck carrying a 21 tonne container in Hawkes Bay.
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake has rattled Christchurch at 3.47pm this afternoon.
Veteran journalist Warwick Roger remains in a critical condition in hospital after what is believed to be a near-drowning.
A 27-year-old woman has suffered critical injuries as a result of the victim of a hit-and-run in Auckland early this morning.
One person is dead after a car crash near Otorohanga in Waikato.