The prime minister says she wishes National MP Jami-Lee Ross well as he takes medical leave from Parliament, but has little other comment about the situation.
The tramper who was killed while hiking on Mount Tongariro has been named.
Secondary teachers are prepared to strike if the Government does not improve its pay offer.
National MP Jami-Lee Ross is standing down from his portfolios and from the front bench of the opposition due to personal health issues.
The powerful hunting lobby has won concessions in the heated fight over the cull of thousands of Himalayan Tahr.
Another important step to re-entering the Pike River Mine has been achieved, with the arrival of equipment that is needed to purge the mine of explosive methane.
Police have this afternoon named the mother and three-year-old child who died in a tragic tractor accident on a rural property near Dunback.
Internet NZ expects New Zealanders will have been caught up in a huge Facebook hack.
A mother-of-two says she had no choice but to return her sick baby to her 'swamp house' after she was discharged from hospital.
Christchurch sisters Natasha English and Tatyanna Meharry have won the supreme award at the 2018 World of WearableArt Awards in Wellington.
Students are having their say about mental health care and waiting times in universities.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appeared on a US talk show where she dodged a sticky question about President Donald Trump and won the audience's applause.
The fishing industry says its decision to reduce its West Coast hoki quota by 20,000 tonnes will cost it millions of dollars.
Napier families who are desperate for housing are applying for flatshares and one-bedroom units.
Primary school teachers and principals have rejected the Ministry of Education's most recent pay offer and will vote on further industrial action next month.
New research involving Otago University has uncovered a sharp rise in prescription medicine use by children, including a 50 percent increase in prescriptions for the antidepressant fluoxetine.
Three Auckland district health boards have written off debts of $53.5 million run up by ineligible overseas patients in the past five years.
A building industry study has identified a macho and bullying culture as a major factor in the industry's high suicide numbers.
In a draft response accidentally sent to media University of Otago proctor Dave Scott acknowledged entering a flat to confiscate bongs was "technically incorrect".
A long standing critic of Fonterra, Leonie Guiney, is one of five people seeking a position on the dairy cooperative's board.