Northcote MP Jonathan Coleman won't say whether he supports the SkyPath proposed for beneath the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Honours were arguably shared between Otago and Wellington after one of those relatively nondescript days in the Plunket Shield yesterday.
Three days on and updates about Daniel Carter's latest leg injury are fuzzy.
A man whose dog attacked and killed a protected New Zealand fur seal pup on a West Auckland beach has been fined $1000 and will have his dog put down.
A male mental health nurse faces the possibility of a public disciplinary hearing after he "sexually exploited" a recent and still-vulnerable female patient whom he had given a bottle of wine.
Heavy showers have fallen across the upper North Island this afternoon, but in the weeks ahead downpours should be almost as rare as empty seats at the Cricket World Cup final.
The All Blacks Sevens are closing the gap on World Series leaders South Africa, but Gordon Tietjens' men will be licking their wounds after defeat to Fiji in yesterday's Las Vegas Cup final.
Dean Brownlie picked up where he left off on day two of Northern Districts' Plunket Shield encounter with Central Districts at Pukekura Park in New Plymouth.
Phone lines to Vodafone's customer service call centres have been fully restored, following a cut to its fibre lines earlier today.
West Otago farmer Fiona Hancox who was endorsed by the industry group Meat Industry Excellence, has been elected to the board of Dunedin-based Silver Fern Farms.
One person is dead and two in hospital after a two-car crash in south Taranaki this afternoon.
The boozy orientation week, a rite of passage for many university students, could become a "prime target" for a crackdown on drinking at universities, says a researcher who found a link to higher than expected rates of drinking later in the year.
Education and gay rights activist Robin Duff died this morning.
A man who helped to arrange the sale of vineyard land to Mark Lundy says the final date given to Lundy to pay was August 30, 2000 -- the day the bodies of his wife and daughter were found dead in their home.
A $2.5 million meth ring run by ex-pat Nigerians was smashed after police turned their drug mule against them, a court has heard.
The man charged with Saturday's murder on the Kapiti Coast has appeared in court.
A woman who did not surface while crayfish diving has been identified as a Thai national living in New Zealand.
Social commentator Celia Lashlie has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, her family revealed in a statement today.
If you want to judge the mood of a cricket team, talk to the wicketkeeper.
On a tide of national goodwill, Brendon McCullum delivered the catalyst for New Zealand's victory against Sri Lanka at Hagley Park yesterday.