National headlines with summaries.
OPINION: Farmers are hopeful the Paris climate change talks will lead to an agreement which better recognises the services they provide to civil society than what the Kyoto Protocol did.
Tributes have been paid to the late Jonah Lomu at a traditional cultural ceremony in South Auckland.
Police are reviewing their policy of requiring researchers to sign contracts before they release data, after coming under fire for blacklisting an academic.
OPINION: The Motor Industry Association recognises it has a part to play in reducing the impact of greenhouse gases.
An All Blacks jersey worn by the Invincibles legend George Nepia has sold for about $46,000 at an auction in Wales.
A man deported from Australia this month has been arrested after a burglary in Hamilton.
Climate change protests will be held in 35 locations around the country this weekend, as part of global action to apply pressure on leaders taking part in the Paris Climate talks.
The High Court has decided not to review the decision not to proceed with the prosecution against the former head of the Pike River Mine, Peter Whittall. (AUDIO)
A Kerikeri man is challenging Customs to explain why foreign soil was able to slip into the country in lamp bases filled with dirt to weigh them down.
They're sisters, but they're part of the "brotherhood". Rebecca Kamm enters the world of New Zealand's women pro wrestlers. (COMMENTS)
A leading New Zealand obesity campaigner is quitting the battle, saying she has achieved nothing in 14 years. (COMMENTS)
Some office workers in Auckland and Wellington are in for a cute and fluffy distraction this afternoon.
An environmental forum has told the government it needs to do better at implementing recommendations, as it has done a poor job so far.
Hundreds of passengers have their travel plans ruined by strong wind gusts which have forced the cancellation of nearly 20 flights. (COMMENTS)
OPINION: Transporter Mainfreight aims to live by the mottos on its trucks, one of which is: "If we take care of the earth, it will take care of us."
Opportunistic thieves are now frequently targeting contactless credit and debit cards, which can be used without a pin number, police say.
The man charged with murdering his 10-year-old brother Alex Fisher has been remanded in custody until early next year.
The mother of an intellectually disabled woman who had her benefit wrongly cut has welcomed an apology from Work and Income. (COMMENTS)
The rapid thinning of the Antarctic glaciers could last for centuries, according to a new study from Victoria University.
Police are urging drivers to take care, with severe weather warnings in place for several parts of the South Island.