After speaking to survivors, the United Nations says the death toll from the Mediterranean migrant shipwreck off Libya is 800.
The 15 red sandstone columns stand opposite the National War Memorial carillon, and were funded by the Australian government at a cost of $5 million.
Just days after Barack Obama said she would make an "excellent" President of the United States, Hillary Clinton has confirmed she wants her old boss' job.
It's official - former First Lady Hillary Clinton has officially launched her second presidential campaign.
New Zealand is welcoming a breakthrough in talks to curb Iran's nuclear programme.
The mother of Labour MP Carmel Sepuloni has been sentenced for a string of benefit fraud offences committed with her partner, who together were overpaid more than $95,000.
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.
A quarrelsome discussion about the Ports of Auckland has seen Mayor Len Brown walk out of a council meeting.
The signing of a free trade deal between New Zealand and South Korea has been overshadowed by another row over spying.