20:37 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
No sign has been found of a German tramper missing in Nelson Lakes National Park and the search is winding down.
20:24 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A seven-year-old has been killed at a logging site in south Otago, but police are not yet revealing any details.
18:46 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Hamilton should immediately start fluoridating its water, says the Waikato DHB following a supporting court ruling for South Taranaki.
18:25 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A 46-year-old man has disappeared while swimming in the Whanganui River, sparking a massive search by police, Coast Guard and a helicopter.
18:00 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Japanese girl Sakurako Uehara will stay in Middlemore Hospital for some weeks while staff treat the injuries she suffered in a dog attack.
17:38 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig says he has raised real money - more than $50,000 - in a spoof fund-raising campaign against the Greens.
16:49 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A man who allegedly stole a car in Auckland was found out when he was forced to stop for a parade of 200 police officers.
16:44 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A US skipper must pay $3000 after he took a short cut through a group of small fishing boats and dragging a family fishing 30m without stopping.
15:00 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Labour has had an awful week and David Cunliffe's use of a trust to hide the identity of donors could haunt him on the election campaign.
14:35 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
State Services Commissioner Ian Rennie says TVNZ cannot set up a staff register of political allegiances.
14:30 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Environment Canterbury is working to contain a fuel spill in Lyttelton Harbour which is dispersing without affecting wildlife.
14:17 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
The International Maritime Organisation says it's time for mandatory rules for ships operating in polar regions because they are expensive to rescue.
12:55 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A female pedestrian who died in hospital after being hit by a car in a Hamilton suburb on Thursday has been named.
12:54 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Four World War II mines laid in the Hauraki Gulf in September 1942 have been found in an international navy minesweeping exercise.
12:48 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A suspected meth lab has been found in a central Wellington apartment and police are talking to four people over the discovery.
12:00 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
Expatriate Kiwi broadcaster Derryn Hinch has been released from prison, where he served time with Jill Meagher's killer and sex offenders.
11:13 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
The just-released annual Migration Trends and Outlook report shows there was a net migration gain of almost 8000 people in 2012/2013.
10:35 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
A Rotorua man who wounded a baby boy so badly that the infant suffered bleeding on the brain and behind his eyes has been jailed for three years
10:00 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
The links between the earthquakes and this week's flood in Christchurch are causing headaches for insurers and the council.
09:59 NZDT Fri Mar 7 2014
The drivers of a four-wheel drive vehicle and a campervan are fighting for their lives after a head -n collision north of Kaikoura.