Latest Bulletin: 4 am Saturday 8 March
The Auckland medical team working to treat a young Japanese girl mauled by four dogs say she will continue to need surgery well into adulthood after more than 100 bites. The family is asking for prayers for the seven-year-old.
Vladimir Putin has rebuffed a warning from Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in Crimea, saying Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.
The Earthquake Commission says it will pay to lift the foundations in some earthquake-damaged homes in Christchurch - but only when the foundations have been damaged.
Police have described as brazen four people charged after the discovery of a suspected 'P'- lab in a Wellington apartment building metres from the central police station.
The organisation which challenged the South Taranaki District Council's decision to add flouride to its water supply says a High Court judge has got it wrong.
Fonterra milk powder thought to be contaminated by an agrichemical has been destroyed in Sri Lanka.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has won the right to keep documents about a compensation case taken by Danone against it out of the public eye.
A Defence Force mine disposal exercise has turned into the real thing after Navy divers discovered four World War II mines off Auckland's coast.
An American skipper of a 17-metre vessel on a round-the-world cruise has been fined and ordered to pay reparations after snagging a family's fishing craft and dragging it 30 metres through water on the Waitemata Harbour.
Legislation which will allow people to be arrested at the border if they refuse to pay back their student loan has passed its final hurdle in Parliament.
More than 120 disgruntled Christchurch homeowners are taking the Earthquake Commission to court for not doing enough to fix their homes. Lawyers say they have the numbers to proceed.
Lyttelton residents evacuated after a landslip earlier this week returned to their homes on Friday afternoon, as the clean-up continued throughout Canterbury in the wake of a severe storm.
A Hamilton church says it has no choice but to demolish an historic building that is unsafe, because it can't afford to earthquake strengthen it.
A weeping Oscar Pistorius shielded his ears as a witness in his murder trial gave harrowing evidence about desperate attempts to save Reeva Steenkamp's life after she was shot.
Egypt's top Islamic body says the big budget Hollywood biblical epic Noah, starring Russell Crowe, is irreligious and should not be screened in the country.
America's top-ranking military officer says it will take two years and possibly billions of dollars to overcome the harm done by Edward Snowden's intelligence leaks.
State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie says it would be inappropriate for Television New Zealand to require its staff to declare any formal political allegiances.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has summoned the EQC's bosses to Parliament to explain what they are doing to help vulnerable people still in damaged homes.
Labour Party leader David Cunliffe says a two-year wait for new flood management laws in Christchurch is too long.
Te Manu Korihi News
Ngai Tahu has bought nearly 23,000ha of pine trees from the Crown's West Coast Timberlands forest.
Five Maori business leaders are off to America to gain insight into its indigenous peoples' economic strategies.
Bay of Plenty iwi of Ngai Tuhoe is opening the country's first so-called living building, which uses solar power and has its own natural airconditioning system.
The glass ceiling that stands in the way of women getting the top jobs appears to be getting thicker and more difficult to break.
The New Zealand dollar has hit a six-year high against the yen, as well as rising to its highest level against the US dollar since October last year.
The Warehouse says two years into re-shaping the business, the process is already bearing fruit, even though its bottom line first half profit fell 45 percent.
The skyrocketing price of palm kernel is making life even more difficult for dairy farmers in Northland who have run out of pasture for their cows.
The Labour Party says AgResearch has been hiding from farmers the huge risks in dismantling much of its Invermay campus near Dunedin.
Labour's Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O'Connor has asked Parliament's Commerce Select Committee to review allegations of market irregularities involving trading in Fonterra Shareholder Fund shares.