Winston Peters and John Key squared off in Parliament today as Northland's new MP asked the Prime Minister exactly what National would deliver for the region after losing in its by-election.
X Factor NZ judge Shelton Woolright answers 10 burning questions and surprisingly can't identify notable song lyrics.
A huge crowd has packed out Auckland Airport to welcome the Black Caps home after their efforts in the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne.
Michael Leitch is ready to play against the coach who kick-started his career in Japan, but says he'll be doing Sir John Kirwan no favours when the Chiefs host the Blues.
World rugby player of the year Brodie Retallick will make his return to Super Rugby for the Chiefs against the Blues this weekend.
A Lower Hutt man has pleaded guilty to two charges after he was filmed last week shouting racial slurs at two Muslim men on a bus.
Wellington's new air traffic control tower will pay homage to the capital's reputation as a windy city.
Justice Simon France gave his summary of the case to the jury yesterday morning, telling them not to be overwhelmed by the complicated forensic evidence and the scale of the task.
A homicide inquiry has been launched following the death of an inmate at Christchurch Men's Prison.
New Zealand troops are in Australia preparing for their deployment to Iraq, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has confirmed.
There is a cross continental custody battle raging for a giant emerald worth more than NZ$665 million.
A new survey shows eight out of 10 New Zealanders think children should learn a second language at school, with Mandarin being the most popular choice.
Shelton Woolwright, who and is mentoring the groups on X Factor NZ, says he got the call-up thanks to his 15 years of experience in the music industry.
From today, there are officially no MPs in Britain. Of course, that won't last forever AAA it's only 38 days until the election on May 7.
To help fight the global obesity crisis, Jamie Oliver has started an online campaign for compulsory practical lessons in schools, sharing the benefits of a balanced diet.
Motivation can be tough for many gym-goers. But for Doug Hitchcock, motivation has never been a problem - and he's likely to inspire a few people too.
Prime Minister John Key says when he claimed Winston Peters had "absolutely zero" chance of winning Northland, it was because he expected Labour to put up a fight.
Microsoft has released two live-action trailers for Halo 5: Guardians and announced the game's release date: October 27, 2015.
Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear co-host James May is using his break from the show to upload videos of himself playing a recorder online.
All Whites striker Shane Smeltz has been handed a two match ban in football's A-League following a run-in with Wellington Phoenix defender Ben Sigmund.
David Beckham has once again put his chiselled body on display, stripping down to his underwear - but so has comedian James Corden.
The latest Business New Zealand planning forecast says risks and opportunities for the New Zealand economy are finely balanced.
The votes are being counted in Nigeria's election, as the US and UK have raise concerns over possible irregularities in the voting process.
Investigators say the co-pilot who crashed the plane into the French Alps had been once treated for "suicidal tendencies".
Foreign ministers have pressed their Iranian counterpart as they seek to slot in the final pieces of a deal curtailing Tehran's nuclear program.
The new host of The Daily Show will be 31-year-old South African comedian Trevor Noah.
D-Day has come for the Government over a threat to lace infant formula with the deadly 1080 poison.
Johnathan Thurston has stolen a desperately needed win for North Queensland in a golden point thriller against Melbourne.
Joint leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng Race Team, have been dramatically forced to suspend racing after their mast broke in the middle of the Southern Ocean.
Lachlan Forsyth travelled to Northland to hear what voters want to see change and whether they think their newest electorate MP will be able to do anything about it.
John Campbell was in Melbourne as the Kiwi fans realised they weren't going to get their hands on the World Cup trophy.
The Civil Aviation Authority in New Zealand has already tightened the rules after the Germanwings tragedy in France, but is it enough to protect passengers?
Despite their loss, the future is looking bright for the Black Caps with many of the current squad set to peaks in the 2019 tournament.
With the World Cup being a high-profile and successful advertisement for cricket, the onus is now on New Zealand Cricket to cash in.
The Queen is expected to dissolve Britain's parliament in the next few hours, marking the beginning of one of the tightest election campaigns in decades.
Sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson will live in a house on the Whanganui Prison grounds after being granted parole today.
Police have apologised to the victims of an elderly Otago man who has been sexually assaulting boys in north Otago for 30 years.
An update on the markets for March 30, 2015.
New Zealand supporters were let down by last night's final, but say they are still proud of the Black Caps despite the loss.
A person has died after two cars crashed in the Western Bay of Plenty.
A car in the sea off the Southland coast belongs to a missing Southland boy's step father, police say.
In Melbourne, it turns out no good deed goes unpunished after the Black Caps' graciousness to the Australian team apparently backfired.
The jury in the Mark Lundy murder retrial will resume deliberations tomorrow, after failing to reach a verdict today.
Australia wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has lashed out at the Black Caps for being "too nice" on the cricket field.
Teina Pora will not face a retrial after the Privy Council quashed his convictions for murdering and raping Susan Burdett.
The jury in the Mark Lundy murder trial has been asked look only at the evidence before them in weighing up whether or not he killed his wife and daughter.
Two dozen protestors gathered outside a petroleum summit in Auckland today after the Government unveiled new areas of the country that could be explored for gas and oil.
Cricket historian Don Neely says Brendon McCullum's leadership has shown the world how exciting one-day international cricket can be.
A new live video streaming app on Twitter is boasting millions of users and attracting rave reviews.
The Black Caps fell at the last hurdle, while Winston Peters stormed to victory in Northland - Brian Edwards and Virginia Larson dissect the weekend's news.
It was 3am, pouring with rain and after wandering the streets alone, a little girl boarded a bus and told shocked passengers she was looking for a slushie.
The first official teaser trailer for Spectre kicks off with Daniel Craig's James Bond receiving a mysterious black box.
Thousands of people have lined the streets of Singapore to bid farewell to its founding father.
NZX chief executive Tim Bennett says new options will be launched at the end of April on three stocks AAA Fletcher Building, Spark and Trade Me.
The head of the BBC says he's received death threats, and it's believed they may be linked to the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson.
Winston Peters is giving mixed messages on whether he'll stand down as a list MP so New Zealand First can increase its presence in Parliament.
After deadly rains hit the northern part of Chile, residents are struggling to clear roads so aid can reach isolated villages.
Former New Zealand cricketer John Morrison said a disappointing World Cup final can't undo the work the Black Caps did in uniting a nation.
A jury will this morning hear the final conclusions in the Mark Lundy murder retrial before being asked to weigh up whether or not he killed his wife and daughter.
The captain of the passenger jet that is believed to have been deliberately crashed into the French Alps reportedly shouted at the co-pilot to "open the damn door".