'It brought tears to my eyes': Quake memorial opened to emotional families

Amid the noise of a city rebuilding, along the gentle curve of a river, hundreds of people search for a name. They are all linked by the disastrous...

Living wage rises to $20.20 as minimum wage increases to $15.75 – Should minimum...

A leading budget adviser says New Zealand should scrap the minimum wage because it encourages employers to pay staff less than they are worth. It comes as the...

Mate saves kayaker after waterfall plunge, guides chopper for night rescue near Taupo

A world-renowned kayaker was revived by his paddling-mate after being knocked out plunging down a 25 metre waterfall near Taupo. He was later found waving burning sticks next...

Fire crews fighting to contain Port Hills fire as weather threatens to 'whip things...

With temperatures expected to heat up this week, fire crews are racing against the clock to contain the Port Hills blaze and prevent any further loss of...

Helicopter crash in the Ruapehu District: One person on board

A helicopter has gone down in a hilly area in the Ruapehu District this morning - with one person on board. Emergency services have just arrived at the...

Scientists now think New Zealand may be part of a continent

Scientists say they have identified a new continent, and called it Zealandia. In a new paper, a team of 11 geologists have proposed that a region of the...

Dan Carter allegedly caught drink-driving in Paris

Former All Black star Dan Carter has reportedly been caught by police drink-driving in France. French magazine, Closer, have reported the two-time Rugby World Cup winner was stopped...

Nokia's 3310 brick phone is making a comeback – could the 2280 be next?

Nokia's most iconic "brick" phone is set to makeĀ a comeback. The Nokia 3310 - a close relative to the beloved Nokia 2280 that dominated New Zealand's mobile phone...

What you need to know: Christchurch's Port Hills fires

It's been a long night for Christchurch residents. Here's what you need to know first thing this morning: A state of emergency has been declared in Christchurch and...

24 year old Kiwi shortlisted – The best job ever? Discovery Channel offers lucrative...

Ben Mikha is one of a handful of budding travellers who have made it from tens of thousands of applicants to be considered for the Discovery Channel...