New Zealand

Prime Minister Bill English.

Trade on the agenda as Bill English to meet Timor-Leste PM

Prime Minister Rui Araujo is due to arrive here today for meetings on trade, business and international relations.

Man dead after South Auckland stabbing

One person has been arrested over the incident at a house in Favona.


Devoted Kiwi dad teaches himself via YouTube to make prosthetic eyes for partially blind daughter

After his daughter was left traumatised, a Dad decided to take matters into his own hands.

Fair Go reveals a registration loophole that’s left two people thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Changing rego is not proof of ownership, it's just proof that you have lawful possession of the car

Fair Go reveals registration loophole that's left people thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Suleiman and his family is putting down roots in Lower Hutt after fleeing Syria in 2012 when civil war struck.

'Muslim ban' troubling Syrian refugees settled in NZ

In Syria, Suleiman had 10,000 olive trees, here just one. But he's happy.

Rose Hepozden took up ballet when she was 60, and says the classes help her and her friends bend and dream.

Meet the Senior Swans: A group uplifted by new love for ballet

Rose Hepozden took up ballet when she was 60, and says the classes help her and her friends bend and dream.

Weta Digital won their sixth Academy Award, this time for their visual FX on the Jungle Book.

Weta team in Wellington watch golden moment their comrade wins Oscar

Weta Digital won their sixth Academy Award, this time for their visual FX on the Jungle Book.

The NZOC is calling on high schools to run a programme aiming to keep sporty teens drug free.

Sporty teens benefiting from NZOC's programme to stay drug free: 'I found it real helpful'

NZOC calls on high schools to run programme aiming to keep sporty teens drug free.


Remarkable tale of unblinding love: Kiwi dad fashions prosthetic eye for his daughter

Dwayne Collins practised and perfected how to make eyes for daughter Liberty Collins who suffers from a rare condition that renders her partially blind.

Bill English told a environmental conference that "poorly directed but well-intentioned" views are pushing prices up.

English: Surge in emergency housing grants is actually 'a good problem to have'

He says the grant is flushing out those with a real need.

Sales of the devices are skyrocketing so much the government’s looking at whether safety rules should be tightened.

Sales and use of 'e-bikes' could face greater regulation in future

Electric bike riders should know by the end of the year whether the Government plans to tighten the rules around the devices' use.

There's a new initiative encouraging kids to make healthier choices.

Dairies refuse to sell sugary drinks to kids before 9am

It's part of a local project called Tap Into Water and its hoped other shops will get on board.

Five people face various charges over two alleged attacks on a teenage woman in Dome Valley.

Dome Valley trial jury warned they'll hear accounts of unimaginable violence and brutality

Five people have gone on trial over two alleged attacks on a teenage woman found on a rural road north of Warkworth.

Fire engine

Victim seriously burnt in Auckland fire

Multiple large and unstable sheds have caught fire.

The horticulture industry says the big challenge is convincing Kiwis that there's a career path.

Watch: PM says 'just passing the drug test' a hurdle for many Kiwi job seekers

Bill English says he hears of the problem regularly and it's felt in most industries, including horticulture.

A CCTV image of a man Police want to speak to in connection with a violent incident in Ponsonby

Auckland woman wakes up 25km from where she was - in a quarry with bat-wielding man

Police are very keen to find a man seen on CCTV speaking to her at a petrol station in Ponsonby.


Live stream: Seven Sharp

Seven Sharp live streamed every week night from 7pm.

Ling Fang Mai

Concerns for Chinese tourist missing in Auckland since Wednesday

Ling Fang Mai left her hotel in Parnell to go for a walk about 8pm.

Tasman assistant area commander Simon Mitchell said getting the injured people out of the twisted metal was a very difficult operation.

Footage shows mangled wrecks of 4WDs, truck, driver error possible cause of deadly crash

The crash involved a scaffolding truck, a 4WD and another 4WD towing a caravan.


Live stream: Te Karere

The Te Karere bulletin, live streamed weekdays at 4pm.

Kiwis lost over $800 million in pokie machines last year, while in Australia a law firm is lobbying to make them illegal.

Trial for four men accused of $30m pokie fraud underway

The case is NZ's biggest criminal trial of pokie machine fraud outside a casino.

Liz Carlson.

'Sick of some tourists trashing New Zealand' - travel blogger vents at freedom camper frustration online

"Find some respect and be responsible. I am so sick of some tourists trashing NZ, acting like they can do whatever they want because they are on holiday."

Body retrieved from Lake Karapiro during search for missing swimmer

Police were called about 3.30pm yesterday after there were reports of a swimmer failing to resurface.

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