The second person jailed for toddler Moko Rangitoheriri's horrific death is appealing his sentence of 17 years for the manslaughter.
The High Court in Auckland has been told exporters are exploiting the rules to ship tonnes of ancient swamp kauri to offshore markets like China and the US.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through until the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
A man killed in an explosion near a music festival in southern Germany was the likely attacker - a 27-year-old Syrian refugee.
Justin Lin brings a Fast & Furious feel to Star Trek's action, but forgets about some of the franchise's charm.
West Auckland's Waipareira Trust has just pulled the plug on plans for a charter school, with more than 100 kids already signed up.
The rape trial of young Northern Districts cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn is in progress at Hamilton District Court.
A Chinese billionaire, who calls himself Mr Wolf, is buying Kiwi horses for Inner Mongolia's burgeoning racing industry.
Spirits NZ's questioning an Otago University study which found evidence alcohol consumption can directly cause cancer.
The International Olympic Committee stopped short of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio Olympics.
The West Tigers have beaten the St George Illawarra Dragons 25-12 in Sydney.
Duco Events are masters in the art of promotion - but does their marquee signing Joseph Parker have what it takes to be champion of the world? And is there such a thing any more?