Air New Zealand is confident it can withstand competition and high oil prices but it worries about the attractiveness of New Zealand to environmentally conscious foreign tourists.
A man wearing a mask has robbed a bank in Cromwell and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The Government will today announce a new strategy to combat organised crime and details of a special agency to investigate it.
A Whitianga teen with no formal computer training has confessed to cyber crime which has surprised international investigators with its sophistication.
Police data on family violence released today is deeply alarming, Women's Refuge says.
Crusaders coach Robbie Deans has the luxury of putting his feet up for a few days before watching from a distance as his team's Super 14 rugby rivals slug it out.
Error-free golf of the highest calibre has carried New Zealand's Tim Wilkinson to third place and an enormous PGA Tour payday at the New Orleans Classic today.
Police have confirmed they are investigating the death of a teenager who died shortly after he was videoed being beaten by other students.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Nick Willis is leaving nothing to chance as he works towards peak fitness for August's Beijing Olympics, with an equal emphasis on endurance and speed already proving fruitful.
Air New Zealand has made a push to brand itself as a green company.
Six soldiers have been shipped out of Afghanistan back to New Zealand to face drug charges at a court martial.
An emotional skipper has dropped plans to salvage his abandoned yacht and says he now wants his mutinous crew to pay him its $24,000 value.
Shooter Maria Tutaia believes the new transtasman netball competition will be tight, and she can not pick who the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic's toughest opponents will be.
Foreign Minister Winston Peters said yesterday he remains optimistic free, fair and open elections will be held in Fiji next year but admits there are concerns among Pacific Island foreign ministers about progress to the ballot box.
Representatives from five Pacific Island nations will tour New Zealand this week as part of a marine mammal watching study.
A parting gift from retiring former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming helped Tim Southee score the fastest test 50 by a New Zealander yesterday.
England savoured its first series win on foreign soil in four years at McLean Park in Napier yesterday while a pensive New Zealand contemplated its inadequacies before hostilities resume at Lord's in May.