Latest Bulletin: 6 pm Tuesday 11 March
Police investigating the murder of Christchurch prostitute Mellory Manning are promising to bring the rest of her killers to justice as they lock away the first person responsible.
China has urged Malaysia to step up its efforts in the hunt for the jetliner that mysteriously vanished on a flight to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Updated 8 minutes ago
Prime Minister John Key says there will not be a referendum on whether to change the flag with this year's election, but there will be one if the National Party is returned to power.
Updated 21 minutes ago
American whistleblower Edward Snowden has testified at the European Parliament that the United States has pressured New Zealand to change its laws to enable mass spying on citizens.
Updated 8 minutes ago
House sales have continued to ease, while prices have risen - and the Real Estate Institute says first-time home buyers have largely disappeared from the market.
A former chair of a South Auckland school says he was never told about school-funded trips to Australia by a principal accused of forging documents to get money out of the school.
The lawyer for the Environment Defence Society has told a hearing into an offshore mining project that the applicant may not have applied for all the correct consents to operate.
Initial results from the second round of testing for asbestos on KiwiRail's fleet of Chinese-made locomotives have come back negative.
Auckland Airport says it has increased security at the request of Malaysia Airlines after the disappearance of one of its planes.
An overseas tourist has been pulled unconscious from Lake Taupo in the central North Island in a serious condition and taken to the town's hospital.
Police say searching the coast at the top of the South Island for a missing sailor is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
A new measles alert has been issued by Auckland health officials, who say an infectious person was on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Auckland last week.
Auckland's rescue helicopter trust is accusing an Auckland Council funding board of being unduly influenced by other organisations that rely on it for money.
Nato is to deploy reconnaissance planes in Poland and Romania to monitor the Ukrainian crisis. The move comes as Russia appears to be cementing its grip on Crimea.
Oscar Pistorius vomited in court as he heard a pathologist's testimony about the nature of his girlfriend's injuries after he shot her dead.
North Korea's state media have confirmed a 100 percent, no-abstention win for Kim Jong-Un in the country's parliamentary election. The supreme leader can now add MP to his list of titles.
The Prime Minister is challenging New Zealand First to be upfront about who it would work with after the election - but leader Winston Peters has deflected the challenge.
Updated 24 minutes ago
The Prime Minister is continuing to defend Justice Minister Judith Collins against an allegation she breached Cabinet rules by visiting food exporter Oravida in Shanghai while on an official taxpayer funded visit to China.
Updated about 1 hour ago
Justice Minister Judith Collins says the Government intends to carry out a review of how private trusts operate in response to Law Commission recommendations.
Updated 4 minutes ago
Te Manu Korihi News
Maori businesses are struggling to find the right staff, a banking survey shows.
A Ngati Kahungunu kuia has taken it upon herself to improve the state of karanga [welcome calls] nationwide.
A Pakeha farmer who manages two Maori-owned farms with his Maori whanau near Whakatane is encouraging other farmers to form partnerships with Maori Land Trusts.
The share market has fallen for a second day, the New Zealand Stock Exchange's Top 50 Index shedding 16 points to 5102.
Updated 6 minutes ago
Wynyard Group is partnering with British-based Radio Tactics, which develops intelligence and evidence-gathering equipment used by law enforcement and military organisations around the world.
Updated 6 minutes ago
Telecom is making a substantial investment in starting up a stand-alone business which will act as a platform for organisations to collect and analyse data, it says. However, it won't say what the investment is costing.
The farmer group campaigning for meat industry reform wants the Government to acknowledge that the sector is in deep trouble and call a summit meeting.
DairyNZ says dairy farmers do not need another survey to tell them that the public expects them to lift their environmental performance - because they are already doing it.
The public are getting the chance over the next week to have a behind-the-fence look at the dairy farming operations of the three finalists in this year's Ahuwhenua Maori farm awards.