Here are the top news stories today, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about tomorrow:
Chris Cairns has acknowledged for the first time he is now under investigation from the Metropolitan Police and the International Cricket Council anti-corruption unit. The news comes as Cairns seeks new legal counsel after the arrest of his former lawyer Andrew Fitch-Holland in London.
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns. Photo / Brett Phibbs
They are the most tantalising clues yet: 122 objects spotted by satellite, floating in the turbulent Indian Ocean where officials believe the missing Malaysian jetliner went down.
A South Auckland intersection that claimed 50 casualties in a decade has topped a list of the country's 100 most dangerous intersections.
What makes some parts of our bodies pudgy - but others free of fat? Massey University scientist Dr Sebastian Schmeier has been working with an international team that has identified the central control regions for all human genes.
Kim Dotcom launched the online membership drive for his party this afternoon under the cloud of claims his ownership of a rare copy of Hitler's book Mein Kampf is evidence of Nazi sympathies.
Blues halfback Piri Weepu is out of Super Rugby for at least four weeks after expert diagnosis this week determined he had recently suffered a minor stroke.
An offensive email sent by a Christchurch business to a woman complaining about the driving of one of its workers has gone viral.
Of all the Ukrainian military assets Russia has seized during the takeover of navy's assets, none is quite as unusual as the combat dolphin programme.
The programme is shrouded in myth, but the dolphins are believed to have been trained to kill frogmen with special harpoons or knives fitted to their backs, or drag them to the surface to be captured.
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A federal jury finds Sulaiman Abu Ghaith guilty of conspiring to kill Americans and providing support to al-Qaeda.
New Zealand's longest-running music festival, Parachute, is no longer financially viable and has been cancelled. The largely-Christian event has been running for 24 years, but this year's festival at Mystery Creek in January was its last.
- nzherald.co.nz, APNZ, AP