A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting former All Black Justin Marshall in Queenstown will spend five months in home detention.
John Key says he doesn't intend any further action against Judith Collins after saying she was "unwise" to pass information to blogger Cameron Slater.
The jihadist group called ISIL has shocked the world by releasing a video showing the beheading of a journalist and warning the US against strikes on them.
Craig Dowd exposes illegal Wallabies scrum technique, while saying that Steve Hansen must crack the whip over his All Blacks to demand improvement.
The hiring of a former Obama strategist shows Uber will not back down in the face of growing pressure from regulators and traditional taxi operators.
Taylor Swifts music video for her new single Shake It Off has been labelled offensive by black rapper Earl Sweatshirt.
Fewer young people have committed suicide in the last year but the overall numbers are still stubbornly high, the chief coroner says.