07:09 Cantabrians mark 5 years since quake: "You couldn't describe what you went through" ... "It's still very raw" ... "It's good to be together"

06:40 The father of the drowned Syrian toddler has spoken of his heartbreak: “My kids were the most beautiful in the world … now they’re gone”

05:27 A man's been flown to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition after an assault in Whitianga - on the Coromandel

04:55 A family home near Taupo has gone up in flames, closing SH1 for a time. No one was injured and fire safety investigators are on their way

04:21 Palmerston North mayor to dip into mayoral relief fund to help the family that lost a 6 year-old girl and her grandmother in a house fire