Christchurch Police are treating the death of a teenage girl in a house fire yesterday as a homicide.
As students prepare for the early voting that will take place on all university and many polytechnic campuses next month, the restoration of post-graduate allowances, removed by the current government in 2013, is emerging as a key election issue.
A strong northwest flow is expected to cover the country from Tuesday to Friday, with a series of embedded fronts.
A front over the Tasman Sea is expected to cross the South Island overnight Monday to Tuesday. A moist northerly flow precedes this front, with a period of heavy rain expected about and west of the Southern Alps from Monday evening through to Tuesday morning.
A terminally-ill University of Canterbury researcher is almost running out of time to complete her research before motor neurone disease takes over her life.
Professor Judith Duncan does not have long to live but is keen to carry out more early childhood education research.
Twelve female students and three support people have been taken to Gisborne Hospital after a bus accident on State Highway 2 near Morere Springs, south of Gisborne. The students and support people, from Turakina Maori Girls College near Marton, are all in a comfortable condition.
There is more evidence today that the Labour-Greens coalition are in complete disarray over economic policy, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says.
The Vodafone Warriors will support not only the #RiseForAlex cause but also the New Zealand Spinal Trust during their 20th-round NRL clash against Manly at Mount Smart Stadium tomorrow (4.00pm kick-off; match day sponsor: Suzuki).
The celebrations of 20 years of film-making from the Weta Group will kick off with the launch today of two stunning books capturing the history of the Weta companies.
Lisa Owen interviews Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey suggests "we can move on some" changes to welfare for New Zealanders in Australia
Auckland’s newest vehicle dealership is now open for business - and whilst very definitely MINI, it’s certainly making big news.
As the first weekend of Commonwealth Games competition kicks off, two Lotto players from Auckland will be celebrating their new found wealth after each winning a $500,000 share of Lotto First Division tonight.
Auckland medical student Zeke Pullan will be representing Niue in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week.
During Monday, a front should approach New Zealand from the Tasman Sea.
The front is expected to move over the South Island late Monday and during Tuesday, then over the North Island during the latter part of Tuesday and on Wednesday.
17 October 2008 - The New Zealand Police Association next week hosts the biennial conference of the International Council of Police Representative Associations (ICPRA) in Wellington from 19-22 October.
Is she too young to feel pressure? Is she just that darned good? Is she the Teenage Assassin?”
The wise thing for the Prime Minister to do is ask Gerry Brownlee to hand in his transport warrant and to stand him down for the duration of the CAA investigation, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
Lisa Owen interviews Maori Party leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana leader Hone Harawira
Hone Harawira says realistically his Mana Party can take three Maori seats, Te Ururoa Flavell sticks to prediction that Maori Party will win all seven.
The innovative changes to KiwiSaver suggested by the Financial Services Council today will be seriously considered by Labour as part of plans to make KiwiSaver universal, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says.
Hamilton’s Clarence St Theatre was packed-out last night as hundreds of locals flooded in to see the opening night of world premiere New Zealand rock opera musical ‘State Highway 48’.