An update on the markets for December 19, 2014.
Judd Apatow and Rob Lowe have expressed their outrage at Sony bosses after they decided to scrap plans to release The Interview.
At just 18-years-old, Jake Miller has set up, Oompher a website dedicated to encourage other Kiwis to follow their dreams.
Christchurch woman Deborah Cameron is determined to say thanks to the group of prisoners who helped re-build her quake damaged house.
Three telecommunication giants have this morning confirmed their joint investment in a trans-Tasman cable to improve NZ's international broadband.
An exhibit celebrating Air New Zealand's 75 years in flight has touched down at Te Papa.
A video posted to YouTube shows the terrifying moments a Boeing-777 encountered a harsh winter storm which rocked the plane for 45 minutes, injuring 14 people.
In the final episode of Tech Bytes of 2014, Emma Brannam takes a look at the weirdest and most wonderful inventions of the year.
Political editor Patrick Gower and The Nation host Lisa Owen take a look back at the year's big stories and the political winners and losers of 2014.
New Zealand's current account deficit rose to $2.5 billion in the September quarter, with the annual deficit of $6.1 billion representing 2.6 percent of GDP.
The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has accepted Labour MP Phil Goff's "unreserved apology" for leaking a Security Intelligence Service report to media.
Could a five-year low in crude oil price come at a cost to the environment and those in the market for a house?
An update on the markets for December 17, 2014.
At New Zealand's Scott Base in Antarctica, two people are tasked with making sure the scientists and staff feel right at home AAA the chefs.
Finance Minister Bill English is rejecting claims the Government's 2010 tax cuts are preventing the country's finances getting back into the black.
It's never been cooler to be seen looking like you've been working out, but these clothes are not for working out in.
There's growing awareness that it's not just methamphetamine, or P, labs contaminating homes. Smoking the drug can also make them unhealthy.
An update on the markets for December 16, 2014.
More than 3.4 million litres of rubbish have been removed from the sea by the Seacleaners team since 2002.
An update on the markets for December 15, 2014.
Auckland Transport says youths who clashed inside Britomart station appeared to have arranged their fight in advance.
Food service workers at Auckland Hospital walked off the job today after the district health board decided they will outsource hospital food from next year.
Producers of new James Bond film Spectre say an early version of the screenplay was stolen during the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
Most of us now own a smartphone, wearable tech is more commonplace and our homes are cleverer and more connected than ever before.
Although the Mayor says they should have been built decades ago, there are still concerns over what a second harbour crossing and the city rail link will cost.
While world share markets slumped over the weekend, 2014 has on the whole been a good year for investors here and abroad.
Len Brown is warning others to be "very careful" when debating foreign property ownership, because more investment in the city's commercial sector is coming from overseas.
A few small businesses in the United Kingdom fear going bust after a software glitch sold their products on Amazon for just two cents.
A New Zealand-based website marketing New Zealand homes to the Chinese is reaching around 22 million people every year.
It's emerged that Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence was paid less than her male co-stars in American Hustle.
Train services at Auckland's Britomart were disrupted for 20 minutes last night after a brawl involving up to 70 youths on a platform.
WorkSafe New Zealand has found adventure tourism businesses failing to meet the deadline of new rules for the sector.
In the past 10 years, the average age of passengers has plummeted from 65 to 35.
While spending has increased this month, it's well below last year's growth for the same period.
The Board of Inquiry which considered the controversial Ruataniwha dam proposal has been forced to reconsider part of its decision after the High Court ruling.
An update on the markets for December 12, 2014.
An Auckland souvenir company has been fined nearly $245,000 after selling alpaca rugs from Peru, but claiming they were New Zealand made.
Former South Canterbury Finance director Edward Sullivan has avoided a jail term over his role in the company's collapse.
Labour's Jacinda Ardern and National's Jami-Lee Ross go head-to-head on Fonterra and the cost of housing.
A report released yesterday says there's been progress made on improving the environmental performance of farms, but Forest & Bird say it's just greenwash.
Edward Sullivan will hear his fate at the High Court today after being found guilty on charges relating to the company's collapse.
Three months of challenging training has culminated in the start of a rewarding partnership between man and dog.
Christchurch's innovation precinct has just signed up its newest tenant the Wynyard Group.
BERL chief economist Ganesh Nana says it's not in doubt that extreme inequality hurts the economy AAA particularly in its impact on education.
A competition to find our most business-savvy teens has ended, with a group of schoolgirls winning top prize for their online babysitter-booking service, Just Kidding.
In Tech Bytes this week, Emma Brannam takes a look at some cool gadgets and toys you might want to take camping or along to the beach.
Despite concerns about a resurgent property market, the Reserve Bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold for longer than previously signalled.
After hearing that Aucklanders were describing Christchurch as "damaged", "broken" and "old", it became the city's mission to change that image.
An update on the markets for December 10, 2014.
Another Chinese airline has spread its wings to New Zealand, adding more flights to an increasingly popular route.
The High Court has found some of Christchurch's flood-affected residents are entitled to an EQC pay-out due to a drop in the rateable value of their land.
Spark announced today it will increase its prices for its home phone and broadband plans from February next year.
Fonterra's forecast payout to farmers has dropped 60 cents to $4.70, which will hit some hard.
Dairy giant Fonterra has slashed its forecast milk payout as plunging prices for dairy commodities begin to bite.
Finance Minister Bill English says he disagrees with an OECD report which has found inequality is bad for economic growth and attacks trickle-down economics.
Researchers are puzzling over a new study that's revealed manure from antibiotic-free cows actually helps resistant bacteria to flourish in soil.
Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew says both MPI and Fonterra have since made changes to deal with future scares.
The rink is elevated more than 50m off the ground and is proving a hit with those brave enough to give it a try.
The Stena Alegra, brought in last summer to replace the Aratere, will be chartered as the replacement for the ageing Arahura.
Nine SAS soldiers have been awarded bravery medals for their work in Afghanistan.