10:22 The All Whites' Oceania Confederation has been denied direct entry into the football World Cups in Russia and Qatar.
09:45 It's been an emotional start to the second day of the Green Party's annual conference, with Russel Norman officially farewelled as co-leader.
08:22 The Black Caps have orchestrated a valiant fight back on the second day of the second Test against England in Headingley.
08:13 New figures show many secondary schools are being left financially in the lurch, as the government cracks down on parent donations.
07:47 There's been a 4.1 magnitude quake just north of Aoraki/Mount Cook. It hit at 5km deep just before 7AM and was felt as far as Greymouth.