Like the sports cars he loves to collect, the property market has provided Hanover Group co-owner Mark Hotchin with an exhilarating ride to the front of the pack.
Solo parents on the domestic purposes benefit (DPB) will have to work or undertake training when their children reach school age if National wins power.
A newborn baby girl found dead in Te Puke on Friday was born to a 17-year-old who had concealed her pregnancy, police say.
Few men in New Zealand have been on as many boards of companies as Sir Colin Maiden.
Nervous investors considering buying a property through Blue Chip were given a series of well-rehearsed answers if they expressed concerns.
A disruptive commotion briefly flared on Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, yesterday.
A 4-month-old boy is in a critical condition in Starship Hospital after suffering head injuries at his South Auckland home.
Billionaire Owen Glenn could be asked to give evidence to Parliament's privileges committee as it examines his $100,000 payment towards Winston Peters' legal bill and whether it should have been declared by the MP.
Forget Winston Peters and his silly talk of neutron bombs.
Prime Minister Helen Clark says the visit to New Zealand by United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice could not have been better.
The finance company meltdown claimed its 25th and biggest scalp yesterday when Hanover Finance froze repayments to 16,500 investors owed more than half a billion dollars.
The skipper who lost his life when his fishing boat ran aground in treacherous seas yesterday was an experienced seaman who had lived through many violent storms.
The outrigger canoeist who drowned in heavy seas at Mt Maunganui during the weekend had participated in white-water rafting and kayaking world championships and was training for a race across one of the most treacherous stretches of water in the world.
The fishing trip that claimed Damian Wyatt's life was supposed to be his last.
It is time the United States relaxed its blanket ban on exercises with New Zealand defence forces, former defence secretary and former ambassador to the United States Denis McLean said last night
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters looks set to escape censure under one set of rules guiding the conduct of ministers after Prime Minister Helen Clark said she was likely to allow him to keep the $100,000 Owen Glenn gave towards his legal costs.
Winston Peters' donations controversy spread yesterday after claims large donations to the New Zealand First party from the wealthy Vela family had not all reached the party coffers.
Less than half of young children are thought to be protected against New Zealand's epidemic strain of meningococcal disease, despite the $200 million mass vaccination campaign.
Winston Peters' lawyer says a tip-off led him to approach billionaire Owen Glenn for a large donation to the New Zealand First leader's legal bills.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says the country's flawed immigration system is responsible for an Auckland crime wave with racial and ethnic undertones.