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Staff ignored sick man

Bystanders scrambled to bring an overweight man believed to be suffering a heart attack inside Hawke's Bay Hospital after staff ignored pleas for help.

$9.1m Lotto win to help others

'We can't wait to help make other people's lives a little easier.' The winners of Saturday's $9.1 million Powerball prize share how they will spend their money.


Racist rant: Man pleads guilty

A Lower Hutt man has pleaded guilty to two charges in court this morning, after a video appeared online showing him verbally attacking two men.


The Forgotten Millions

This image sums it up

It is an image that challenges me emotionally every time I look at it, and the more I look, the more it challenges me.

Films give refugees a voice

Ralph Baydoun is a 23-year-old Lebanese videographer based in World Vision's Beirut office and last month we travelled together to some of the more challenging areas…

The pain of a life left behind

"As I write to you, I feel so much sadness because you stayed behind in Syria on your own. You are far away and the war in Syria has grown distance between us."


Air NZ axes Tokyo-Christchurch flights

Air New Zealand is pulling out of its seasonal Tokyo to Christchurch service later this year. The airline will instead concentrate on its existing year round daily…


Life & Style





RMA likely to stay intact

The Prime Minister was quick to "rip up" the Government's intended reform of the Resource Management Act after the Northland byelection. Suspiciously quick.



Cricket World Cup

Give send-offs the send-off

Batsmen should be able to leave the cricket field without "tasteless" send-offs, former Black Cap and cricketing commentator Mark Richardson says.

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