Australian journalist Peter Greste has vowed to fight the "outrageous" three year sentences handed to him and two Al Jazeera colleagues in an Egyptian court.
In Dunedin businesses and buildings are opening their doors for the city's Heritage Festival - one of the hottest tickets in town was for tours of a working brothel.
Kiwi designers Madeleine Harman and Jessica Grubisa are making a name for themselves in double-quick time.
A year-long Commerce Commission investigation into mobile truck shops has found almost all of them are breaking the law.
Dairy farmers are being forced to reduce stock and slash costs to try to stay afloat, following the big drop in milk price payouts.
The state-run farmer Landcorp appears to be giving up on plans to create the world's biggest dairy farm, after posting a $20 million loss as the dairy slump bites.
New Zealand rugby stars have hit the catwalk at New Zealand Fashion Week in nothing but their undies.
In the name of global peace, Burger King has proposed making the hybrid hamburger with its rival McDonald's on the United Nations-promoted International Day of Peace on September 21.
The sharp drop in global dairy prices has cut into Landcorp's profits, which are down almost 85 percent.
Air NZ chief executive Christopher Luxon has sought to put his airline's recent profit into perspective, by pointing out just how much it costs to buy new planes.
Rugby World Cup fans will be able to watch all 48 games from the comfort of their local pub AAA but not everyone's drinking to that.
The tenant has just been kicked out, but only after a joint visit from the landlord, a bailiff and the police.
The Government took $90 million from HNZ over the past year, and even spending a third of that would help better the housing stock, Andrew Little says.
When it comes to the fashion capitals of the world, New York would be one of the hardest to conquer. Four years ago, young Kiwi fashion blogger Isaac Hindin-Miller moved to the Big Apple on a mission to do just that.
Air New Zealand's posted a profit of nearly half-a-billion dollars, a record result for the national carrier.
The majority of MPs on the select committee have backed allowing bars to open for all games, rather than just ones involving the All Blacks, as had been mooted.
Air NZ chief executive Christopher Luxon says the national carrier's record result stacks up against any airline in the world.
She's climbed the career ladder, and now Nitama the cat has been officially appointed the master of a Japanese train station following the death of her predecessor Tama.
The Government is being told to focus more urgent attention on the growing number of people with Alzheimer's disease.
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research is predicting the effects of reduced farm incomes will reverberate through the remainder of 2015.
If a fruit business owns $209 million worth of assets and earns $31 million a year, should it pay tax?
Bars' door policies are as varied as the bars themselves. What's a no-go in one bar may be encouraged in another.
KiwiRail is one of the biggest landowners in the country, and what better way to make money than to cash in on the hot Auckland property market by hiking the rents of your tenants?
Auckland's most fashionable have proved they're prepared to brave the rain for the start of New Zealand Fashion Week.
Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand's economy is not headed for a recession, despite a day on global markets that's being called "Black Monday".
Investors on the NZX have been hit hard this morning, with companies including Spark, Fletcher and Xero seeing their stock values plummet.
The MP for Hunua is confident international steelmaker BlueScope won't let its New Zealand-based plants fail.
There are concerns proposed protections for workers who want to take an Easter holiday after the new changes come into place won't have any teeth.
The Reserve Bank says the number of investors in the Auckland housing market has increased by 8 percent since 2013, with more small investors and those reliant on credit.
BlueScope Steel has no plans to shut down any of its New Zealand operation to help meet a NZ$54.7m shortfall but, if unsuccessful, it could be forced to close Glenbrook mill.
Alan and Anne Warner's family still can't believe they're alive, and their son automatically assumed the worst.
A gunman who was overpowered by passengers on an Amsterdam-Paris train is "dumbfounded" by accusations of terrorism levelled against him.
A couple who went missing on board a light plane yesterday have been found alive, but with moderate injuries.
The Reserve Bank's set to outline its latest thoughts about the housing market today, and Labour's expecting to see growing frustration.
A total of 11 people are likely to have died after a vintage military plane crashed on to a busy road near an air show on the south coast of England, police say.
Footage has emerged purportedly showing the moments after a gunman aboard a High speed train headed from Amsterdam to Paris was apprehended.
It's no secret that tech innovation is changing the media landscape and journalism is being redefined as we speak, with the increased prevalence of cameras driving that change.
NZ game developers are making some of the world's most popular games, but industry growth has slowed and new start-ups are few and far between.
An Auckland woman who says her children are desperately ill because of her mouldy state house has rejected Housing New Zealand's offer to move her into a motel.
Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is the best of the Republican candidates in polling AAA but former frontrunner Jeb Bush is urging voters to remember good leadership isn't about wealth and status.
There's further embarrassment for the Government's health and safety reforms, with the latest botch-up seeing the quarry industry defined as low-risk, despite a number of deaths.
National Party backbencher Judith Collins has laughed her way through a futile attempt to defend the Government's much-ridiculed health and safety reforms.
There are concerns bumping up the speed limit on some of New Zealand's motorways will see the declining road toll reverse direction.
If you've ever tried to lose a few kilos you probably know all about fat and carbs, but did you know you can learn a lesson or two from sheep?
For a long time there have been calls to raise our maximum speed limit, and for a long time nothing has been done.
An alleged racial slur by Fletcher Building's chief executive has caused widespread offence in Christchurch and Ireland AAA with ten formal complaints lodged with the Human Rights Commission already.
A Wellington chef is challenging our idea of what's food and what's waste.
Would you go swimming in a totally transparent swimming pool that is suspended 35 metres up between two apartment buildings?
The Government has bowed to pressure from farmers and watered down its proposed health and safety law so that sheep, beef and dairy farmers are exempt from new rules, but some unusual farm workplaces will be forced to comply.
The uptick in dairy prices will put confidence back into the economy that should never have been lacking, says BusinessNZ chief executive Phil O'Reilly.
New Zealand's five major banks have shown strong profit growth despite a forecast economic downturn.
Conservative groups have congratulated Hilton following its decision to stop letting guests watch porn, but could it just be all about the money?
Donald Trump has maintained his lead in the polls, despite more negative publicity - in fact, he's even surged in the latest CNN poll.
The families of workplace accident victims are upset because the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been weakened since it was introduced, and they're letting MPs know.
An airBaltic co-pilot has admitted drinking two bottles of whiskey before a scheduled flight from Oslo to Greece.
State-owned farmer Landcorp may be forced into a big sell-off of farms as it struggles with the dairy plunge.
Retailers say they're disappointed the Government proposal to tax all imported digital services doesn't extend to low-value goods as well.
Around 100 people packed into the Pukeahu War Memorial Park in Wellington today to mark 50 years since New Zealand began its involvement in the Vietnam War.
Revenue Minister Todd McClay says New Zealanders are increasingly buying goods and services from overseas and those should be taxed under New Zealand law.
Feejoa allows borrowers - along with family and friends - to collect rewards from certain retailers that then go towards paying off their student loans.