Both Judith Collins and Jonathan Coleman have now pulled out of the leadership race to be the next leader of National.
Four police officers have been acquitted after being charged with assaulting a man who later died.
Women's golf No.1 Lydia Ko is parting ways with her American swing coach of three years David Leadbetter.
An Auckland woman has won $1 million from Lotto's First Division which she plans to use to buy her first home.
Adele and Beyoncé dominate the list, but charming hip hop artist Chance the Rapper follows closely with seven nominations.
John Key says he decided to step down as Prime Minister not long after telling media he'd stand for a fourth term.
Quake-hit Kaikoura and Waiau will be donated temporary swimming pools after the November earthquake's badly damaged their community pools.
A discussion over tax policy turned to insults between "wowsery socialist" Gareth Morgan and "tax loophole cowboy" Paul Henry.
The Government Communications Security Bureau has recorded 338 cyber security incidents in the last year and they plan to work with internet providers to block the increasing cyber threats.
Rugby icon Sir Colin Meads will be immortalised by a statue in his home town of Te Kuiti.
Usain Bolt has said he was shocked by the decision of Jamaica's athletics federation to abstain from an IAAF vote on a sweeping reform package at the governing body of world athletics.
Perth's new multi-purpose stadium will host the first Bledisloe Cup Test between the world champion All Blacks and the Wallabies in 2019.