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Clark says she remains strong contender
Clark says she remains strong contender

Exclusive: Helen Clark has vowed to fight on as she plans the next phase of her campaign to become Secretary-General of…

What next mayor needs to do on transport

COMMENT: The stake involved in sorting out Auckland's transport system are incredibly high - and the next mayor has to get…

Safe cars can come cheap

Some of the safest cars in the year's AA Used Car Safety Ratings can be snapped up for less than $10,000.

AT's airport rail link decision 'flawed'
AT's airport rail link decision 'flawed'

The report which spurred AT's decision to rule out heavy rail between the city centre and Auckland Airport is "deeply flawed"…

Richie McCaw's Chasing Great premiere
video Richie McCaw's Chasing Great premiere

McCaw and Gemma Flynn star in the red carpet premier to launch his film

Kiwi model: I'd vote Trump if I was eligible
Kiwi model: I'd vote Trump if I was eligible

Kiwi model Kylie Bax says New Zealanders are unfairly judging her friend Donald Trump from a distance and she would vote…

Apology for 'misery' of water crisis
Apology for 'misery' of water crisis

Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule has apologised to a crowd of hundreds gathered tonight in Havelock North.

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video Bridge crash causes tailbacks
Bridge crash causes tailbacks

Southbound traffic on Northern motorway grinds to a halt after a crash on the Harbour Bridge

Six-car crash causes delays

NZTA spokeswoman Sarah Azam said a crash that backed up traffic on the Harbour Bridge has now been cleared, but motorists…

Young politician's death 'devastating'

Sarah Higgins, a dynamic high achiever who was an Auckland politician and real estate agent, died suddenly at the weekend…

Postie hurt after being hit by car

A Kapiti Coast postie was hit by a car during her morning run and had to be flown to hospital by helicopter after suffering…

Where NZ's worst learner drivers live
Where NZ's worst learner drivers live

Anyone looking to sit their restricted in this part of NZ better know their stuff - it has the lowest…

New ethnic party ruffles feathers

PM John Key and NZ First leader Winston Peters say a new political party focusing on ethnic communities is unnecessary.

Christian man caned kids with bamboo

A New Zealand man has been sentenced to five months' home detention after caning his two children under the guise of parental…

Killer to stay behind bars

The man who raped and killed Owaka teenager Kylie Smith will remain behind bars for at least another five years.

video Dairy attack full video

A father and son defend their Te Awa dairy from armed attackers

Innocent man held at gunpoint
Innocent man held at gunpoint

An innocent man was left shaken after being held at gunpoint by police, who mistook him for fugitive…

'Drugs, desperation and the thrill': Inside our burglary problem

Reports produced by the police have revealed insights into how New Zealand crooks work.

Parents seek justice after coroner inquiry

Parents of an Air Force sergeant killed in a fatal Anzac Day helicopter crash say they have been let down by the coroner…

video CCTV of Te Awa dairy attack

Father and son owners of a Te Awa dairy fend off two armed attackers

Kiwis stars fight human trafficking

Day one of Petra Bagust and Ido Drent's journey through Southeast Asia to experience first-hand what's being done to fight…

KFC Brawl: Very lucky no one hurt - police
KFC Brawl: Very lucky no one hurt - police

Two teens have been charged and two more referred to Youth Aid following a street brawl that spilled…

video Thank you New Zealand

NZ Blood have produced a video thanking Kiwis for stepping up in their recent blood donor drive

UPDATE: Driver on run after police chase

UPDATE: Senior Sergeant Mike Membery of the Bay of Plenty Police District Command Centre said police were still looking…

Aaron Drew: Counting the costs of campylobacter

Our family of five were some of the early casualties of the gastro outbreak in Havelock North. It required time off work…

Kids safe after car rolls in Paraparaumu

Firefighters in the wider Wellington area were kept busy today with two car accidents.

I'm tired of seeing blood on Auckland's sidewalks
I'm tired of seeing blood on Auckland's sidewalks

Punches kill. We all have the ability to make the decision to not let that fist go.

'Amazing support' for blood campaign

More than 2000 people signed up to become first-time blood donors in 10 days.

Nobel Prize scientist visits NZ

A Nobel Prize-winning scientist visiting New Zealand says the things you learn in school aren't everything.

Two new charter schools to open in 2017

'Heroic' charter schools have to put up with relentlessly negative attacks from other parts of the education system, says…

Transformer 'explosion' in Taupo

Emergency services were called to a street in the centre of Taupo after reports of an explosion.

Political Roundup: Can Clark turn her situation around?
Political Roundup: Can Clark turn her situation around?

Political Roundup: Bryce Edwards takes a look at Helen Clark's failing bid for the top job at the United…

Burglars target hospice goods again

Brazen thieves cut through a wire fence to steal items from the garage sale area of Hospice House in Warkworth - the second…

Employee 'got a buzz' from stealing

School feels betrayed after trusted member of Lynfield College staff admits embezzling more than $400,000 to spend on trips…

Police arrest five after firearm incident

Police say five arrests over a firearms incident in Kaikohe are unrelated to the search for another man on the run in Northland…

Warmer temperatures to start spring

Summer is coming early after a record-breaking winter on New Zealand's east coast.

Amazing footage: Dad, son fight robbers
Amazing footage: Dad, son fight robbers

A claw hammer and crowbar are no match for a hockey stick and table leg, when wielded by father and…

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WeatherWatch: Winter Ends This Week
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High pressure dominates this week and that means more dry, settled weather is on the way. The last day of winter in the…

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Property

Phone home for control
Phone home for control

Home automation and security is going ahead in leaps and bounds, writes Diana Clement

Retreat from the hubbub
Degrees of separation
photos Herne Bay home with a masterful refresh
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