Latest Bulletin: 1 am Monday 21 April
Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have protested angrily over the rescue operation.
A caregivers umbrella group says a policy to pay carers of disabled family members is unworkable and its implementation is an unmitigated disaster.
The FIRST Union says shop assistants will be pressured by employers to work at Easter if the Easter holidays are done away with.
Restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in Whangarei have been lifted as no more Queensland fruit flies have been found. A single fly was found in a trap in Parihaka on 1 April.
A land slip on Saturday shut down production at Macraes gold mine in Otago. No one was hurt. There was a similar incident a year ago.
British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has been given a work visa to come to New Zealand, even though she has been refused entry to the United States because of drug-taking.
The Criminal Bar Association says the idea of women prisoners cooking for staff at the Auckland District Court should be encouraged.
The Environmental Defence Society wants more education on marine protection to be included in the school curriculum. Fisheries reporter Alison Hossain looks at the issue for Insight.
The New Zealand leader of an expedition on Mt Everest which lost three of its Sherpas in an avalanche on Friday, says the deaths are devastating. Up to 16 Nepalese guides perished.
The Government says Te Kooti o Timatanga Hou (The New Beginnings Court), which caters for homeless people, is doing better than was ever expected.
Royal Tour 2014 News
Thousands of people braved a wet Wellington day to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the final appearances of their New Zealand tour.
ROYAL TOUR 2014: The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the resilience of the people of Christchurch and their desire to rebuild the earthquake-hit city.
ROYAL TOUR 2014: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were greeted by enthusiastic well-wishers and played cricket during their tour of Christchurch on Monday morning.
A 39-year-old man shot in the head in Gisborne early on Sunday morning remains in a critical condition in hospital. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Police in Wellington are looking for a man whom they believe has committed two separate attacks on women.
There are still a few pockets of Auckland with no hot water, three days after a storm that lashed most of the country.
Gunmen shot and wounded one of Pakistan's best known television presenters in the city of Karachi on Saturday. Hamid Mir was hit by three bullets when his car came under fire.
Ukraine foreign minister Andriy Deshchytsia says operations against pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country are suspended over Easter.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off Bougainville in Papua New Guinea on Saturday and a tsunami warning was briefly issued for the island and neighbouring Solomon Islands.
Labour is accusing the electricity industry of putting up power prices just as winter hits.
Associate Finance Minister Steven Joyce is scornful of suggestions by an American commentator in Forbes magazine that New Zealand is experiencing an economic bubble that might burst.
Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia is critical of Government ministers for failing to fully support a parliamentary group set up to tackle poverty.
Te Manu Korihi News
Ngati Toa descendants have packed out Parliament's public gallery to witness the introduction of a law to protect their famous tribal haka, Ka Mate.
All historical Treaty of Waitangi claims in the South Island have been settled.
The secondary teachers union says it's not surprising a Northland charter school is having trouble getting staff.
Shares for the company that wants to mine the Denniston Plateau have hit a new low. Bathurst Resources share price closed on Friday at 7 cents.
Shares in Genesis Energy have debuted on the stock exchange at a 17 percent premium above the price the Government sold them for. Bill English rejected a claim they were too cheap.
The sharemarket edged up on Thursday, with the Top 50 Index gaining 13 points to 5103.
Grape growers in Marlborough may lose a large part of their crops due to the storm.
Sharemilkers in Westland banded together to take generators from farm to farm to get cows milked during the storm.
Westland Milk Products says its tankers are still managing to collect milk despite slips and trees blocking many of the region's roads.