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The principal at Napier Girls' High School has met with Anela Pritchard and her family and says that the issue has been resolved.

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Young man found dead in Panmure

Police were called to a house on Jellicoe Rd in the east Auckland suburb at about 7am but say little is known about the circumstances of the death.

Mr Perfect: First Richie, now Kane

First Richie McCaw. And now this. We're still coping with Mr Perfect dominating rugby as the No. 1 player and now Kane Williamson will do the same in cricket. Captain-in-waiting…

Toxic alert over fake make-up

The world's most counterfeited cosmetics brand is warning customers to beware of buying potentially dangerous products, some found to contain arsenic and urine.


Tom Haig: Are teachers really lazy?

So following on from puffer jackets a few weeks ago, the big education story of the moment is a student who may or may not have been stood down for posting a speech…


Greece threatens to sue EU

Greece is threatening to sue the European Union institutions and seek a court injunction to block its expulsion from the euro and stop a suffocation of the banking system…



Refugees like our forebears

Former PM Helen Clark drew parallels between NZ settlers from humble beginnings in Britain and the thousands of boat people from Africa landing in Europe.

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Cruising: Sailing solo

Party of one Helen van Berkel boards an ocean liner for a Pacific cruise and learns that being on your own is far from lonesome.




Keeping up with the players

Armed with an orange notebook and walking frame, 80-year-old Neville Meek stands at the sideline of a rugby game jotting down players' names, tries and overall scores…

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