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New Brigton pier restoration nearing completion

The $10 million project began in February and is on track for completion by April next year.


Paul McCartney in 'beautiful' New Zealand

"Come on, let's rock!" he's ordered his Kiwi fans.

Evidence seize in the Waikato raid.

Waikato Police sting finds drugs sold near kindergarten

The property also had gang regalia displayed and an illegal shotgun.

Grant Robertson takes media questions post-budget announcement.

Government unveils fees-free cost to taxpayers

The 2021 cost will be almost double that of 2017.


Seven arrested after sting on meth and cannabis network

They had set up sophisticated indoor cannabis-growing systems.

Chris and Harry Warner on Shortland Street

'Penis' line wins quote of the year

Sending pictures of your naked self is no joke, but it sure makes great television .

Is it fair to rank every subject equally?

Runner-up dux 'deeply sorry' for offence but stands by criticism

"I crossed a line of decency by writing this article."

Eager astrophotographers around the world stayed up late as they passed overhead.

NZ's best meteor shower even brighter tonight

Lucky Kiwis are already taking photos of the stunning sight.

London, England, United Kingdom

Super Fund contributions to resume Friday

The Government has committed to putting $7.7 billion in the fund over 5 years.


Wealthy Kiwis will get winter bill subsidies

Any Kiwis over 65 will get a cash payment for winter bills.

Grant Robertson takes media questions post-budget announcement.

Surplus shrinks and Crown debt rises

By 2020, the Governmentt will owe banks $69.4b.

Labour has announced an ambitious new plan to combat child poverty.

Labour introduces major $5b plan to halve child poverty

Nearly 384,000 household will get $75 extra every week.

Student sitting exam.

Are high schoolers being over-assessed?

The Government is to review the amount of assessment under NCEA.

Winston Peters and Jacinda Ardern.

'Secret' coalition document to stay secret

The ball's now in the Prime Minister's court.

Jay-Jay Harvey

Jay-Jay Harvey's indecent assault accused named

Baljeet Singh, 27, has elected to stand trial by jury and will return to court in March, 2018.


Aid groups offer help to the homeless this Christmas

Many are struggling because of the housing crisis.

Benjamin McLean in the dock.

Former police officer pleads guilty to wife's murder

He shot her and attempted to kill her new partner.

Grant Robertson is Finance Minister.

Govt's spending priorities to be revealed

Finance Minister Grant Robertson is about to reveal the priorities for his first Budget.

The Mobile Surgical Bus in action in Gore.

NZ's mobile surgical bus gets major upgrades

It'll help district health boards cope when they are under pressure and to assist in smaller towns and rural areas.

David Seymour's End of Life Choices Bill passed its first reading on Wednesday evening.

Assisted dying Bill passes first reading

New Zealand First pledged support for the Bill only if a referendum is held.