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The Malaysian defence attache accused of a sex crime against a Wellington woman is due to appear in the Wellington District Court in under an hour.
Federated Farmers is urging Trade Minister Tim Groser to insist on the elimination of agricultural tariffs at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks this weekend.
Power Play with Brent Edwards - The Prime Minister is adamant New Zealand won't be sending troops to Iraq to help fight against Islamic State insurgents. Well, he was in June.
Police are continuing to search for a man who robbed a Lower Hutt dairy at knife-point yesterday afternoon and say the incident "could have easily escalated".
Wallabies utility back Kurtley Beale has been fined $50,000 by the Australian Rugby Union for sending an offensive text, but has escaped a ban.
A criminal defence lawyer has issued a warning about arming police following a unanimous vote and call by Police Association members for sworn officers to start carrying guns. (AUDIO)
It is believed the terrorist gunman in Canada acted alone. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was shot dead after killing a soldier and going on a shooting rampage in the Canadian parliament.
Mana leader Hone Harawira is calling for a review of parliamentary security in the wake of the Canadian shootings to be extended to cover MPs' electorate offices.
A former Christchurch City councillor has labelled severance pay to the outgoing chief executive 'hush money'. Tony Marryatt received almost $800,000 in final payments.
Reports from Indonesia say the two French journalists have been convicted for misusing their tourist visas to work in Papua but will be freed on Monday.
Manawatu have scored two very late tries to beat Hawke's Bay 32-24 in the provincial rugby Championship final in Palmerston North, earning promotion to the Premiership next season.
Te Mangai Paho says it believes Television New Zealand's decision to outsource its Maori programmes will give the agency more control over what content is produced.
The threat posed by Islamic State militants has forced Auckland-based franchise Burger Fuel to pull out of its only store in Iraq and plans to open others have been put on hold. (AUDIO)
Plummetting numbers have prompted conservationists to renew efforts to save the worlds tallest animal, as Dr Julian Fennessy explains.
Visit a collection about composer Douglas Lilburn, electronic music pioneer, “the elder statesman of New Zealand music”, and new inductee.
Scott returns to Hubei Province with his wife’s ashes. There he confronts the memories of the terrible events that bought them together.
Mortician Caitlin Doughty argues that our fear of dying warps our culture and society, and she calls for better ways of dealing with death.
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