Damien O'Connor says without new legislation, directors will continue to shirk responsibility over work-related deaths.
Two police officers are the only remaining Crown witnesses to give evidence against murder-accused Helen Milner.
The National Aquarium in Napier has found itself accused of supporting animal cruelty.
Two weeks ago a woman helped a stranger in need.
Two large scale tourist projects in the Fiordland/Southland area are clashing over the use of the same 37 kilometres of road.
Police are yet to confirm whether the body discovered on the Waikato River this morning is that of missing Australian Paul Arber.
Isaac Scott started a petition and managed to collect more than 5000 signatures before handing it over to Parliament.
Murder accused Helen Milner reunited with an old flame soon after her husband's death, a court has heard.
Long-serving public servant Nigel Fyfe named himself to avoid unfairly tarnishing MFAT staff.
Pike River families are vowing to take out a private prosecution against former mine manager Peter Whittall.
Police have confirmed they have recovered a body from the Waikato River this morning.
Twelve charges against former Pike River Mine boss Peter Whittall have been dropped.
There is an element of cynicism in the Government's U-turn on Labour's paid parental leave bill, says MP Sue Moroney.
His views on the moon landing and chemtrails are almost more famous than his political policies, but Colin Craig is a man on the rise.
Alain Robert was in NZ to show of Samsung's new Galaxy technology as he scaled one of Auckland's tallest buildings.
For 14 years, this fence has been the subject of discussion, disagreement, delight and controversy.
For Laura, her partner Graeme and their kids life is good, except for one thing.
A leaked report has revealed the Government department tasked with sorting out computer blunders is facing its own meltdown.
The Wellington City Council has become the first in the country to vote for what is being called a 'living wage'.
The 29-year-old, who served in Afghanistan, claimed he didn't know the property he was selling belonged to the military.
The Finance Minister says the original bill has been altered and warrants a government rethink.
Obsessed with money, Helen Milner stole from the company she worked for, borrowed more than $30,000 and blamed it all on her husband.
Parents of an Australian tennis coach missing in Hamilton describe him as a respected athlete with no history of mental illness.
The propeller will be taken to a workshop by investigators from the Transport Accident Investigation Commission.
Hives of angry bees have made recovery work difficult for emergency workers at the scene of a fatal crash in the Waikato.
Act Party leader John Banks will stand trial for electoral fraud in May next year.
It's expected to pass, with few councillors opposed to introducing the living wage of $18.40 an hour for council staff.
United Future leader Peter Dunne says New Zealand should increase the number of refugees it accepts each year by a third.
The current partner of the woman dubbed the 'Black Widow' is among a group of witnesses expected to be called today.
Lachlan Forsyth gives an introduction to the man known as the French Spiderman before he talks to Campbell Live.
Tonight Campbell Live looks at state houses in Christchurch and two very different takes on the same story.
Life jackets are being given out free to fishing boats planning to cross the treacherous West Coast river bars this tuna season.
3 News has been leaked a report, which reveals there is a risk our Defence Force is not ready for deployment.
Trust and confidence in police has taken a knock following a month of negative publicity, including police handling of the Roast Busters case.
Two members of the public have contacted police after they saw someone believed to be missing Australian man Paul Arber in the Waikato River.
Reports a teacher at a West Auckland school has been stood down over complaints involving children.
Accused husband-killer Helen Milner offered her son's girlfriend $5,000 to find a hitman, a court has heard.
New census data shows 463,000 people call themselves smokers compared to 598,000 people in the 2006 census.
Only 59 percent of parents believe they're getting enough support to teach their children about internet safety.
The latest addition to Hamilton Zoo has arrived with the birth of a zebra foal - and another is on its way.
Fans from around the country joined the film's stars, as well as Wellington film-makers Taika Waititi and Gaylene Preston.
The garden-to-table programme is a return to old fashioned gardening lessons, but it's far from the days of boiled cabbage.
We've done a little but we need to do a lot more - that's a simplified summary of a special report from the Children's Commissioner into child poverty.
A new report shows child poverty is getting worse, and the Children's Commissioner says the Govt isn't doing enough.
Phillip Nisbet had a bad gag reflex and would often dry retch when taking pills, a court has heard.
The study found parents of about 17 percent of Kiwi kids have postponed visits to doctors, cut back on fresh foods or put off replacing old shoes.
A New Zealander is preparing to embark on a hot air ballooning journey across more than 100 countries as part of a UNICEF campaign.
Auckland Transport this morning is unveiling the first part of what it's calling the New Network.
Unlikely friendships are developing in the Waikato, and the result is less crime.
A murder investigation has been launched following the disappearance of a Manawatu father from a Linton address.
A man is fighting for his life in hospital after a street brawl in south Auckland last night left him with serious head injuries.
Funding cuts means the sector is in crisis, and some are questioning whether community education will soon be a thing of the past.
Golliwogs are apparently back in vogue, according to some of those retailers who are selling the soft toys this Christmas.
In this week's edition of late night bytes, it's all about the animals and how the internet could serve our furry and feathered friends.
Elizabeth Woods is having a very special party tonight.
A Victoria University researcher is trying to find out just how deadly the domestic cat is for native wildlife.
David Clemence has been fined for kidnapping two burglars he caught stealing from his Kaiapoi worksite two years ago.
The murder trial of Helen Milner has heard it wasn't long after her husband's death that his family suspected it wasn't a suicide.
A world-leading drug expert infamous for comparing the dangers of ecstasy to those of horse riding is in Auckland.
On Monday the children's commissioner will release a sobering report on the state of child poverty in New Zealand.