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The police in Hamilton have arrested an 18-year-old woman after the kidnapping of an 8 week old baby this afternoon, and she was helping them with their inquiries.
Police hunting a gunman who robbed a dairy in Invercargill this afternoon say they have security footage of the hold-up and are following various lines of enquiry.
A father who rammed a car, hitting one man and pinning another between the two vehicles, says he would do the same again if he was called on to protect his son.
The Auckland Council looks set to change its rating policy next year to save home owners from a rates increase linked to rising property values.
A body found in rugged terrain in Tararua Forest Park is believed to be that of a hunter, who left Palmerston North to go hunting on Sunday morning.
About 500 people young and old packed a platform at a South Auckland train station to remember the thousands of lives lost in the World War I battle of Passchendaele.
The Commonwealth has reinstated Fiji as a full member following credible elections earlier this month, eight years after the nation was first suspended following a military coup.
Voters have one hour left to cast their ballot in the general election. The Electoral Commission says polling booths throughout the country have reported steady flows of people since 9am.
Power was cut to hundreds of properties in the lower North Island this afternoon as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the area. Electricity should be restored in the next hour.
Five political parties in Fiji have presented evidence which they say back up their claims of irregularities in the country's landmark election.
The winning streak continues for the national Twenty20 cricket champions Northern Districts at the Champions League in India.
Fiji elections authorities say 36 ballot boxes have been quarantined because of objections to Wednesday's polling process. Five parties say they won't accept the outcome of the elections.
The subtitle of Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics is 'How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand's political environment'. Mediawatch asks if it has also poisoned the media.
New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams has recorded a 56th straight victory by winning the Diamond League meet in Brussels after recording a throw of 20.59 metres to win from her German rival Christina Schwanitz.
Technology has reached a point where it is solving problems you never knew you had, but it is causing problems for the environment. The Wireless reports.
It has been another golden day for New Zealand rowers at the world championships in Amsterdam with Hamish Bond and Eric Murray and the women's four setting world records.
New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has pulled off a major upset at the US Open, toppling Russia's former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the opening round 3-6 6-2 7-6.
Manchester United have agreed to a British record transfer football fee of $120 million to sign Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, according to British media.