The Government is accusing National Party leader John Key of another flipflop - this time for opposing legislation that increases Youth Court penalties.
Paralympian skier Adam Hall, of Outram, has rounded out a successful season with a gold medal at the Wells Fargo world disabled invitational in the United States on Monday.
Despite welcome individual milestones achieved by New Zealand's batsmen yesterday, one collective goal threatens to remain elusive and undermine their chances of success in the first cricket test against England at Seddon Park.
Rob Waddell's heart and Mahe Drysdale's soul combined to resolve rowing's Olympic selection quandary on Lake Karapiro yesterday, as illness denied the Sydney golden boy a bid for more single sculls glory eight years on in Beijing.
The son of the director of classic New Zealand movie Goodbye Pork Pie has gained New Zealand Film Commission funding to finish his first feature film.
A health group has said the Ministry of Health might be deliberately delaying the production of a report about controversial laboratory test funding proposals.
Hori Pokai was known as a bit of a ladies' man during his life in the Thames district in the mid to late-1800s.
Wholesale electricity prices halved yesterday as water poured into the country's hydro-electricity storage lakes.
New Zealand’s living dinosaur, the tuatara, moves slowly but is evolving at a faster rate than a dozen other animals representative of their species, according to recent research.
New Zealand Cricket's (NZC) contracted players are about to receive a major financial windfall while semi-professionals signed to the six provincial associations are also to be rewarded for staying loyal.
The tragic death of a young man who died in the arms of his father after a boating accident has sparked a review of the search and rescue operation.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has castigated Lou Vincent for ‘‘flagrantly'' breaching his contract to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).
Police are worried about driving behaviour after several motorists were fined on the highway to Milford Sound after receiving safedriving advice and being warned in advance of police checkpoints.
A New Zealand medic says he is no hero after helping save the lives of dozens of people injured in a rocket attack in Iraq.
Health Minister David Cunliffe has sacked the Hawkes Bay District Health Board and appointed a commissioner in its place - sparking allegations of ‘‘cronyism'' and abuse of power.
Fullback Wade McKinnon's focus has already turned to the 2009 National Rugby League season as he begins his long recovery from a knee reconstruction.
A Southland man facing four Balclutha arson charges made a brief appearance in the Christchurch District Court on his way to a sentencing that is expected to bring him a prison term.
The Government is promising New Zealanders it will clean up the nation's rivers to a level where they are safe for swimming within a generation.
Brendon McCullum dropped a sitter, conceded byes between his legs and had a finger cracked while batting in the fourth one-day international against England on Wednesday.
Club icon has returned to the New Zealand Warriors as the National Rugby League side's kicking coach.