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Six-year fight for justice rewarded
Six-year fight for justice rewarded

Tamsin Trainor, who took a private prosecution against the man who attacked and tried to strangle her, finally saw her attacker…

Quake shakes and breaks Soviet liner

The giant November 2016 earthquake has snapped the top decks from a sunken Soviet cruise liner in the Marlborough Sounds…

David Seymour: Older and bolder

David Seymour is on a mission to rebuild the Act Party.

Cleaners fined $39k for toxic discharge

Judge blasts company's measures to prevent chemicals running into stream as 'completely inadequate'.

Major drug bust in South Canterbury
Major drug bust in South Canterbury

A major hydroponic cannabis growing operation, with more than 800 plants, has been found by police in South Canterbury.

Car flips on busy street
Car flips on busy street

A car has flipped on the main street of Te Kuiti but it appears the driver and passenger escaped relatively unscathed.

Unravelling a ring of paedophiles
Unravelling a ring of paedophiles

Global paedophile ring that allegedly involved a Kiwi man was brought down by an innocent image of a boy getting a henna…

Arrest after five shot in Whangarei
Arrest after five shot in Whangarei

A 21-year-old man has been arrested following a shooting in Whangarei which involved people from two gangs.

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video Watch NZH Focus: Nasa discovers new solar system
Watch NZH Focus: Nasa discovers new solar system

Tristram Clayton interviews Grant Christie, Astronomer at Auckland Observatory, about the discovery…

'The brother we will never get to know'

These sisters will grow up wondering what their big brother would have been like.

Free GP visits after Port Hills fires

People affected by fires may be entitled to free doctor visits.

Early morning ram raid at Huntly Mobil

Seven people in stolen cars were involved in an early morning ram raid.

Man accused of machete attack granted name suppression
Man accused of machete attack granted name suppression

Name suppression granted for man accused of almost severing victim's hand.

Average gambler lost $616 last year

Casinos had the largest increase in gambling, new figures show.

Kingston Flyer has been sold

A Queenstown consortium has bought historic steam train.

Jailed for campaign of terror

A self-styled mob president who terrorised a woman for more than a decade has been jailed for 18-and-a-half years.

Unlicensed agent tried to sell $2m property

Former director of property company fined for trying to arrange sale in Auckland.

Risk of seals dying during SH1 roadworks
Risk of seals dying during SH1 roadworks

Breeding colony of 2000 seals north of Kaikoura at risk as part of SH1 rebuild.

Govt sets 2040 'swimmable' rivers target

New target would require cleaning up 10,000km of waterways at a cost of $2 billion.

Man who hit cop with car jailed

Man who described himself as 'NZ's worst nightmare' jailed for hitting cop.

NZ man extradited to face sex charges

The Kiwi man is allegedly involved in a global child sex offender network.

Child rapist on 24/7 monitoring after breaching supervision conditions

A rapist who invited a prostitute to his residential care home will be monitored 24 hours a day for the next year as part…

750 new homes for Wellington
750 new homes for Wellington

Justin Lester hopes the council can develop affordable homes for first home buyers.

Christchurch earthquake remembered

COMMENT: Yesterday our nation paused just before one o'clock to remember.

video Watch NZH Focus: Air NZ profit drops

Air New Zealand has posted a whopping 24% drop in first half profit compared to the same period a year earlier.. but the…

March Madness nears

As traffic nears its annual peak, Auckland Transport adds buses and trains.

Decrease in teen mothers on welfare

Number of teen mothers on welfare has more than halved since 2009, Government says.

Ban for bosses who exploit migrant workers
Ban for bosses who exploit migrant workers

From April, employers who use migrant workers and breach employment standards will be banned from taking…

'Throw book' at rustlers - Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is calling for harsher penalties to combat livestock thefts. The call comes after two local men were…

video Watch NZH Focus: The fallout over no Vodafone/Sky merger

Tristram Clayton talks to Mark Jennings about the implications of the commerce commission decision to decline the multi-million…

Bizarre interceptions at NZ border

Live crabs, stink bugs and ''miracle water'' are some of the most bizarre things intercepted at NZ's border.

Emotional start to Te Matatini performances

National kappa haka festival Te Matatini has started in Hastings today with an emotionally charged opening performance from…

Meth importer jailed for 16 years
Meth importer jailed for 16 years

Merkins Bah Agu was vulnerable when he started being a "catcher" for meth hauls, a judge has ruled.

Students upset at assaults by non-students

Four Otago students were seriously assaulted by non-students.

Driver freed after power lines come down

Driver trapped in cab after live wires come down on a truck.

Person freed from rolled car on Desert Rd

A person was trapped after their car rolled on the Desert Rd this morning. A police spokeswoman said a female was taken…

Rugby player pleads guilty to assault

A rugby player accused of assaulting a woman with intent to rape her has pleaded guilty.

Moses mistook Christians for gang members
Moses mistook Christians for gang members

A Ruakaka man who thought foreign Mormon missionaries going door-to-door in Ruakaka were gang members…

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Opinion

The language banned in Parliament The language banned in Parliament

Some of the banned words in the Parliamentary index…

No hope Sky will loosen sports grip No hope Sky will loosen sports grip

COMMENT: The Sky/Vodafone merger decline is bad news…

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Crime

Officer's Taser use 'unjustified'
Officer's Taser use 'unjustified'

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has ruled that a new cop's use of a taser on a man fleeing a potential crime scene…

Torn loyalties of Ristevski's daughter
Fiance guilty of author's murder
Rapists walk among us
video Watch: Fiance arrested for killing UK children's author Helen Bailey
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