Latest Bulletin: 4 pm Monday 24 November
BREAKING NEWS - SIS report expected to heavily criticise spy agency and PM's office
A report by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security on the Security Intelligence Service is expected to heavily criticise both the spy agency and the Prime Minister's office.
Power Play with Brent Edwards - Andrew Little faced his first major test since becoming Labour Party leader in deciding who would get the plum jobs in his new line-up.
The Government has announced the terms of reference for its inquiry into the escape of the paedophile and murderer Phillip Smith, who absconded overseas. (VIDEO)
A 17-year-old Tararua man has been arrested and charged with causing a head-on crash after an inquiry wrongly found that the16-year-old who died was driving.
The Crown says a man accused of killing a homeless man in a central Auckland park could not have done so much damage to his victim without knowing death could be a result.
Government drug-buying agency Pharmac is to make major changes to the way it arrives at often hotly-debated funding decisions, after extensive consultation with the public since 2013.
Influenza contributes to the death of 400 New Zealanders each year, according to researchers at the University of Otago, with elderly people the most vulnerable.
A toy shop whose adult play bunny costumes sparked a complaint from a Wellington father has blamed the mix up on its supplier delivering the wrong item.
Kim Dotcom has avoided being sent back to jail for the time being after a hearing to revoke his bail this morning was adjourned, but will still have to obey travel restrictions.
A Corrections officer has told an inquest he suspected remand prisoner Jai Davis was bringing concealed drugs into prison from phone calls he intercepted.
Searchers have recovered the body of a 56-year-old man who went missing yesterday while snorkelling at Pourerere Beach in Central Hawke's Bay yesterday
The Police have confirmed the identity of a body of a man found in thick bush on Mount Maunganui in Tauranga, as Stephen Tracey who went missing in September.
Name suppression has ended for a second teenager who is charged with the killing of Whangarei man Michael Griffin at his home in early October.
Long-serving Labour MP Annette King is the new Labour Party deputy leader, but only for the coming year. The announcement this morning was delayed by a fire alarm.
The Labour Party will give initial support for new anti-terror legislation, even though it considers it rushed and has reservations about some of the specifics. (AUDIO)
The findings of an inquiry into allegations former Justice Minister Judith Collins was involved in a smear campaign are expected this week. Ms Collins resigned in September.
Having won the biggest payday in the history of women's golf, it's crucial New Zealand's world number three Lydia Ko now takes a break from the game says her coach David Leadbetter.
A tearful Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula One world champions after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has abruptly ended a media conference after being questioned about the National Rugby League club's 2011 drugs scandal.
A woman has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn baby boy, found in a drain in Sydney yesterday morning.The baby is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan. Officials say the bomber walked into a crowd of spectators.
A senior adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country.
Staff at Tonga Power Limited have called off a planned strike, following cabinet's decision to suspend an investigation into the company.
The third woman ever to be elected to Parliament in Solomon Islands has won a seat in Temotu province, holding out the country's Foreign Minister, Clay Forau, by 22 votes.
Papua New Guinea's Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato has indicated his country is not keen to exclude Australia and New Zealand from a revised Pacific Islands Forum.
Te Manu Korihi News
New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd is calling on the Government to change the law so that half of all councillors are Māori, saying the Treaty of Waitangi should be reflected.
A fishing firm says its Maori partners have failed to grasp opportunities to break into the sector. Sanford's Volker Kuntzsch says tribes need to move into management development.
The grandson of a Maori politician featured on the $50 note says the Reserve Bank is really making an effort to reflect New Zealand's bicultural heritage.
The number of people moving to New Zealand or staying long-term has hit an all time high for the third month in a row, as a fast-growing economy attracts people looking for work.
Forsyth Barr analyst Chelsea Leadbetter believes Kathmandu is the best-placed of the listed retailers to benefit from the shift in retail sales online.
A round-up from Radio New Zealand's business reporters featuring Precinct Properties selling SAP Tower, Acurity Health lists profit and Ligno using distillers grains as feedstock.
Fifty new jobs for Southland and a guaranteed supply chain into China for sheep and beef farmers have been secured in the latest in a series of Chinese investments in the NZ primary sector.
A Christchurch carpet yarn factory is out of receivership and winning back business under new owners. The processing plant went into receivership in April with the loss of 55 jobs.
Chinese dairy giant Yili's plan to spend a further $400 million on developments at its South Canterbury processing site has capped a flurry of investment announcements.
On The Inside
Security experts say it is getting more difficult to counter cyber attacks. Insight talks to security experts, spy agencies and politicians about threats New Zealanders face. (AUDIO)
A significant number of workers have an increasingly precarious work life and find it hard to make ends meet. Patrick O'Meara reports for Insight. (AUDIO)
Power Play with Brent Edwards - Slowly but surely, the Government appears to be softening the public up to break its promise of getting its finances back into surplus this financial year.