National headlines with summaries.
Education groups say they want more consultation about possible changes to the Education Act.
A boy who took part in a fatal dairy raid says he doesn't want to be remembered as the Railside Dairy Killer.
The Canterbury Rugby Union is set to make an official complaint to the police over the racial abuse of a Fijian rugby player.
The Corrections Department's claims it exceeded its standards while monitoring Blessie Gotingco's killer are "offensive", a family spokeswoman says. (AUDIO)
The Canterbury Regional Council has granted consents to an Auckland-based rocket company which wants to build a launching facility on the coastline.
A new Government report shows construction activity during the next six years is expected to top $200 billion.
The parents of an inmate who died following a transfer from Mt Eden Prison believe he was assaulted up to three times, but not dropped from a balcony. (AUDIO)
Newly released figures show the Red Devils drugs and firearms prosecution cost the taxpayer at least $1 million.
The family of a West Auckland dairy owner killed by a teenager said they will not attend his sentencing because the court system has made them feel like 'idiots'.
Corrections says it did all it could within the law to monitor Tony Robertson who went on to rape and kill Blessie Gotingco. (AUDIO)
A Hong Kong airline has been fined for allowing a passenger to fly to New Zealand without getting prior approval from Immigration New Zealand.
The Government has been forced to refund $578,000 to motorists after overcharging them for their vehicle licences. (COMMENTS)
Kiwis are disposing of surplus pills in ways they shouldn't - and the impact on the environment may be far greater than we realise. (COMMENTS)
Leaked documents show schools may be given more power to vary their opening hours and one principal could be allowed to run several schools. (COMMENTS)
Recent graduates say their financial welfare has remained grim even after they've left university. (COMMENTS)
Further research is needed to determine whether concussions affect the long-term health of players, rugby's international governing body says.
A survey has found there are more than twice as many university students in financial distress as there were in 2012. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Seven people have appeared in court on drugs, firearms and money-laundering charges after raids on Head Hunters properties today.
More leaked documents reveal the funding of health boards could be overhauled and the proposed changes are being described as "the 1990s in drag". (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
The family of Auckland woman Blessie Gotingco is calling for an independent public inquiry into how high-risk offenders are managed by Corrections. (AUDIO)