Police want armed patrols to roam Auckland's streets 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The power squeeze has cost the country's biggest user over $12 million in lost production and an industry group has warned all businesses are going to be hurt by fallout from the threatened crisis.
Winston Peters will be disappointed that National last night selected a new candidate to contest the Tauranga seat.
Rail authorities hope the sky-rocketing cost of fuel is not encouraging people to put their safety at risk, after the grisly death of two young men riding atop a freight train.
Paul Williams moved closer to emulating his famous father yesterday when he was called into the All Black squad preparing for tomorrow's test against England.
The future of games console firm Nintendo in New Zealand is in doubt after receivers were called in on local distributor Softprint Interactive.
A key part of the Government's Working for Families policy will today come under attack in a legal challenge alleging the policy has failed to tackle child poverty.
Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons expects to step down from politics before the 2011 election and could give up leadership of her party as early as next year.
It's a simple enough, if slightly obscure, idea. Take one hugely successful film franchise, condense the two stories into a 75-minute show, and then, just for fun, put it on ice.
Almost half of parents with children under 12 admit they have smacked their children in the past year, according to a survey.
Housing New Zealand Corporation's decision to hold a conference at a luxury fishing lodge near Lake Taupo has been attacked as "disgraceful" by the National Opposition.
The Kahui twins' brother, Shayne, is thriving with foster parents raising him in the countryside with traditional Maori values - but father Chris Kahui wants him back.
The aunt of the Kahui twins who broke family ranks after the killings and said Chris Kahui was responsible has changed her mind.
Has Michael Cullen successfully spiked National's plans to offer bigger tax cuts than those he unveiled in Thursday's budget?
Thursday's budget has narrowed the income gap between New Zealand and Australia, but most if not all demographic groups would still be at least marginally better off across the Tasman.
The Commerce Commission has confirmed it is taking a look at the price of dairy products after massive jumps in the price of milk and cheese.
Labour leadership aspirant Phil Goff has fuelled unwanted talk over the Labour leadership and electoral defeat in untimely comments aired during one of the most critical weeks of this Government's term.
New Zealand's premier resort town is rising above the economic doom and gloom gripping the country.
National's attempts to delay the introduction of an emissions trading scheme (ETS) would only add greater cost to the taxpayers' pocket, says Prime Minister Helen Clark.
Icepak, whose coolstores exploded last month killing one fireman and injuring seven others, had a large amount of flammable gas on site without the required safety certification.