National headlines with summaries.
The police will resume searching at first light tomorrow for an American mother and daughter who haven't returned from a tramping trip near Wellington.
The Earthquake Commission is being challenged on its insistence it always repaired homes to a "when new" rather than pre-quake standard. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Patients tell Checkpoint's John Campbell Medsafe's approval of Opdivo could mean a chance of funding for a melanoma drug. (VIDEO)
Uber is sticking with its rule change for drivers, despite the New Zealand Transport Agency saying it's illegal. (COMMENTS)
Steel & Tube is being permitted back into the seismic reinforcing mesh market, but is not allowed to rely on its in-house testing anymore.
Hundreds of people have held a noisy protest outside Dunedin Hospital, calling for the cancellation of local hospitals' food supply contract.
Foreign drivers account for less than 6 percent of all fatal and injury crashes in New Zealand, according to a new report. (COMMENTS)
Drivers with third party motor vehicle insurance will have to pay a fire services levy from July 2018.
Auckland Council is pushing for a ban on balustrades made of frameless toughened glass by as early as June. (COMMENTS)
The HomeStart scheme is to be changed to make it easier for 'second-chance homeowners' to dip into their KiwiSaver pot. (AUDIO)
Dry conditions in parts of Wairarapa, Marlborough and Canterbury are reaching crisis point, farmers say.
The Overseas Investment Office says it is satisfied due process was followed when it allowed two Argentinian brothers to buy a large north Taranaki farm. (AUDIO)
Three of Wicked Campers' van designs have been banned by the Chief Censor, in the first classification involving vehicles in New Zealand. (COMMENTS)
The Morgan Foundation is calling for a ban on junk food advertising within 300 metres of schools - including on dairies.
Radio Hauraki co-founder Chris Parkinson has died at the age of 74. (COMMENTS)
Hundreds of smelter workers are in line to share in a multi-million dollar payout after a court ruling on public holidays, E Tū says.
A man on trial after using a drone to film a fire told a court it did not fly close to the helicopter fighting the blaze.
Police in Auckland are hunting for a serial sex attacker they believe is as young as 12.
The Overseas Investment Office is investigating revelations two Argentine brothers it allowed to buy a large Taranaki farm have pollution convictions. (AUDIO)
Who owns New Zealand's water remains a million-dollar question, reports Mihingarangi Forbes.