Latest Bulletin: 11 am Friday 4 September
It was a morning of reflection for Cantabrians, five years after Christchurch was shaken awake by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in September 2010.
Four people escaped major injury after they fell 8 metres when a cable on a bridge on the Lake Waikaremoana Track gave way yesterday.
The New Zealand oil industry is engaged in a $71 million standoff with the Customs Department over excise duties dating back to 1986.
The parents of 10-week-old twins found with broken arms and legs have been imprisoned for neglect but not for causing the injuries.
Police are looking for an Auckland man after he removed his electronically monitored anklet shortly after midday yesterday.
Proponents of restoring Christchurch Cathedral are confident a Government-appointed mediator will agree with their side of the argument.
Hungary has started taking asylum-seekers to a transit camp about 40 kilometres outside Budapest after stopping the train they were on.
Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australian assistance to Nauru is not under threat.
Te Manu Korihi
The Reserve Bank's not on the money with its superficial approach to new banknotes designs, a Gisborne iwi says.
There is growing public disenchantment with politics, but how much of it is due to the cynical way politics is conducted now, wonders Brent Edwards in Power Play . (COMMENTS)