Weather forecast: Rain at last for parched South Island, but dry until Christmas elsewhere
Parched areas of the South Island are finally in for heavy rain today as a cold front moves north over New Zealand.
The MetService is forecasting heavy rain of 60-70mm in Fiordland between 6am and 4pm today and about 40mm in Dunedin...
Man dies after bulldozer rolls down 80m bank in Wellington
A man has died after the bulldozer he was driving rolled in Wellington.
The machine rolled about 80m down a bank in Makara just before midday.
Police quickly responded, with initial reports the driver was trapped inside.
Northland school visit National Library of New Zealand in Wellington
A Northland kura has been in Wellington visiting the exhibition they supported by creating the first te reo Maori iTunes resources.
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa, a full immersion Maori school in Matauri Bay, created five learning...
Barry Soper: Public sector is a formidable workforce
Few of us who go about our daily lives in the capital, looking up at the bureaucratic glass tower blocks, have any idea of what the keyboard tappers, formerly known as pen pushers, are actually doing.
The public service is a powerful...
Kiwi businesses most likely target for fake news attacks - Massey University Business School senior lecturer Jenny Hou
Unlike overseas, it hasn't potentially significantly influenced who we choose to lead our country.
But fake news has still arrived in New Zealand, with businesses the most frequent target for now, an expert says.
Weather: Sweet summer's day for most parts of the country
Our super summer continues for large parts of the country today, but a cool change on the way will bring relief to parts of the scorching south.
Metservice meteorologist Brian Mercer said hot temperatures could again be expected...