Latest Bulletin: 4 pm Sunday 26 October
Australian doctors want assurances the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement will not push up the price of medicines. NZ's Trade Minister Tim Groser is attending TPP talks in Sydney.
Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce says New Zealand's universities must keep targeting international students to increase their income.
After a poor showing at this year's election and the leadership up for grabs, Labour is desperate to turn its fortunes around. Insight talks to voters about what's gone wrong. (AUDIO)
Police and the Fire Service continue to investigate the cause of a fire at the Avondale Islamic Centre in West Auckland after a call-out at about 2.45am.
Shellfish growers could soon be able to use cheap technology, similar to a home pregnancy test, to determine whether algal toxins are reaching dangerous levels.
Police say they are disappointed the Labour Weekend road toll is already at two deaths and are calling on motorists to reduce speed and drive to the conditions.
Export New Zealand says this country's economy is unlikely to suffer because of Ebola, despite Fonterra's estimate that it could lose $150 million in sales in West Africa.
Around 200 members of New Zealand's Kurdish community have rallied in downtown Auckland, demanding more support for those fighting against Islamic State.
The holiday weekend road toll stands at two after a crash involving a car and a truck in Waikato. The accident happened on State Highway One south of Lichfield.
Karoline Tamati, otherwise known as Ladi6, might be able to pack out venues here, but she admits winning crowds over on her recent US tour was a challenge. (VIDEO)
Port of Tauranga is about to call for tenders for one of its most expensive projects, the dredging of the harbour to allow for more traffic. Resource consents were granted last year for the work.
Police say an 11-year-old girl who ran away from her home in Beach Haven on Auckland's North Shore last night has been found "safe and well".
The Whangarei District Council is reviewing the performance of its chief executive, Mark Simpson, after a loss in the employment court.
The Labour Party says New Zealand's 90-day-trial period is not creating jobs but has become a device to get rid of staff when the time is up.
Green Party MP Jan Logie says it is natural public interest is high in the case of the former Malaysian defence attache accused of attacking a Wellington woman.
The Labour MP for Tamaki Makaurau, Peeni Henare, says suggestions Maori TV could move to Rotorua are bizarre, and has called for more transparency from the organisation.
The New Zealand rugby league team have opened their Four Nations campaign with an emphatic 30-12 win over defending champions Australia in Brisbane.
Taranaki have claimed their maiden national provincial rugby title after beating Tasman 36-32 in a thrilling Premiership final at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
No fourth nation in the history of the Four Nations has come within cooee of victory, but a highly competitive Samoa could only lament a massive opportunity lost.
President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has described Egypt as locked in a battle with jihadists for its existence after the deaths of 31 soldiers yesterday in Sinai.
The bassist from the 1960s band Cream, Jack Bruce has died aged 71. Cream is now considered one of the most important bands in rock history and sold 35 million albums in just over two years.
Tens of thousands of parents in Chile have marched in Santiago against a planned education bill which would phase out taxpayer-subsidised schools.
A human rights lawyer says the Australian Government's detention of children in asylum seeker camps is tantamount to torture.
Sixteen women are to contest next month's elections in Tonga, up from 11 last time, but women leaders had hoped there might be more following a recent mock parliament.
FFA maritime surveillance sweep of Pacific fishing waters has netted a record 12 vessels in potential breach of their fishing licences.
Te Manu Korihi News
Te Mangai Paho says it believes Television New Zealand's decision to outsource its Maori programmes will give the agency more control over what content is produced.
A Massey University senior lecturer says most rangatahi Maori wanting to take up agricultural courses are from the cities.
A Bay of Islands hapu says a new book documenting the early years of settlement in the region is a welcome addition to a lack of written history about the rohe.
The threat posed by Islamic State militants has forced Auckland-based franchise Burger Fuel to pull out of its only store in Iraq and plans to open others have been put on hold. (AUDIO)
Qantas investors have welcomed news that the airline is once again profitable. It comes less than two months after the Australian airline made a record loss of $A2.8 billion.
The slump in global dairy prices is having a big impact on New Zealand's overseas trade position, and was the major driver of the $1 billion deficit recorded in September.
A spokesperson for the group of kiwifruit growers looking to sue the Government says they have been subjected to a vicious campaign by Zespri and groups aligned with the marketer.
Fonterra is considering expanding its milk processing site at Studholme in South Canterbury to keep up with the increasing milk flow from the region's dairy farms.
A wool processing plant has been rescued out of receivership. Christchurch Yarns has been been bought by a new company set up for the purpose.
On The Inside
Power Play with Brent Edwards - The Prime Minister is adamant New Zealand won't be sending troops to Iraq to help fight against Islamic State insurgents. Well, he was in June.
There are demands coming from those working with ethnic communities in NZ for more specific legislation to help counter culturally justified crimes. Insight looks at what is needed. (AUDIO)
Ahead of Solid Energy's decision this month on re-entry to the Pike River Coal Mine main tunnel, Gay Cavill considers what is proposed and the hurdles that remain. (VIDEO)