Latest Bulletin: 3 pm Friday 29 April
Two Auckland mayoral candidates are defying a bylaw on election advertising, saying it breaches the Bill of Rights. (COMMENTS)
Hundreds of people have held a noisy protest outside Dunedin Hospital, calling for the cancellation of local hospitals' food supply contract.
New Zealand could take asylum seekers from Manus Island's soon-to-be-shut detention centre but Australia hasn't made the request, minister's office says. (COMMENTS)
A man has been killed and two people injured in a shooting outside a shopping centre in Sydney.
Foreign drivers account for less than 6 percent of all fatal and injury crashes in New Zealand, according to a new report. (COMMENTS)
The Prime Minister's foreign trust links undermine his ability to address concerns about New Zealand being seen as a hax haven, Labour says.
The United States president, Barack Obama, has declared the severe drought in the Marshall Islands a disaster, opening emergency federal funding.
The chief executive of the New York Times is facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging an "environment rife with discrimination based on age, race and gender".
New Zealand Rugby boss Steve Tew claims the All Blacks played no part in Hurricanes openside Ardie Savea's decision to pull out of contention for the Olympics.
Police have received a new complaint about an assault in Onehunga, a day after saying they were hunting for a young serial sex attacker.