"There are no Aston Martins and not too many Martinis - but there's a lot of cool gadgets," says an SIS officer, who granted 1 NEWS a rare interview.
The Department of Conservation has had to take extra security precautions after the rise in attacks in the last year.
Today, Plunket chief executive Amanda Malu wrote to families to say plans to close the Karori crèche are now "on hold".
Plunket has faced a storm of protest over a controversial restructure that transferred money and assets out of small communities and into a central national fund.
More complaints have filtered in about the spending of NZ’s largest support service for under-fives.
We head to the Chatham Islands with what feels like half of the Government to open a new dock.
The Labour Minister of Energy and Resources was informed of the alleged assault of four 16-year-olds through a Facebook message.
Allegations emerged this afternoon that four teenage Labour members were sexually assaulted at the Coromandel camp last month.
Around 800 kilometres south of the South Island, surrounded by the vast Southern Ocean and buffeted by strong westerly winds, these islands are inhospitable for humans.
After Simon Bridges took out the latest leadership contest, we look back at what happened at National's last contest - when Jim McLay took over from Robert Muldoon in 1984, following the party's election defeat.
A troop of 10 rangers, three sniffer dogs and the crew of HMNZS Wellington made the trip south.
The incessant objectification of women is hurting female politicians, writes Andrea Vance.
Thousands of children were sent to Australia, Canada, South Africa and New Zealand between the 1920s and 1970s.
There is plenty of work to do before the agreement is ratified in Chile in March, says 1 NEWS' Andrea Vance.
James Shaw says NZ "lacks a coordinated plan" for tackling big climate change challenges.
The Government is promising to cut in half the number of children living in poverty within the next five years.