05:14 Smoking in public places is now off limits in Lower Hutt after a new policy was passed last night
04:38 A powerful 4.4 magnitude earthquake has rocked Napier early this morning.
04:14 The Countdown Supermarket on Waiheke Island has become the first shop in New Zealand to remove all plastic bags from its store
22:39 5 charged in connection with woman found seriously injured on Dome Valley roadside face upgraded charges.
22:38 Forensic official says human remains retrieved from EgyptAir 804 crash site point to an explosion on board.
Wed, 29 Feb 2012
Baghdad focus for much of Iraq's violence