Two councillors - one from Auckland's poorest ward, the other from one of the wealthiest - want the council to stop spending so much on travel.
The Lyttelton Port strike, consisting of some 200 workers, will continue through Sunday.
Night Talk host Mitch Harris has been inundated recently with emails and texts to get Paul Buchanan back on the night show - Paul has returned!
National MP Simeon Brown's bill for tougher sentences for drug dealers has passed its first reading in parliament.
The Ministry of Health has approved funding to bring new graduate midwives across the ditch to help with NZ''s midwife shortage.
KnowYourStuffNZ, a harm reduction drug-checking service, isn't always invited at festivals because of what some have called a legal grey area.