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Police seeking missing man in Timaru
Police seeking missing man in Timaru

Murray Wall, 53, has been missing since this morning.

One dead in Palmerston North crash

A person has died tonight following a crash in Palmerston North.

video Spectacular lift off

Rocket lab blasts off from Mahia Peninsula into the history books

Schools win more - but less than inflation

Schools have won a funding increase - but less than the rate of inflation.

Cop murderer's prison escape bid foiled
Cop murderer's prison escape bid foiled

Convicted murderer had contraband items including a key and at least one cellphone.

Budget: Crime victim on youth offending target
Budget: Crime victim on youth offending target

Chris Turner was viciously attacked outside his family's Papakura restaurant.

Budget 2017: Bowel screening programme rolled out
Budget 2017: Bowel screening programme rolled out

Bowel screening will begin in two more districts as part of the national programme.

video Budget: tackling inequality

Chris Turner is pleased that inequality is starting to be redressed, but would like to see more spent on Law & Order

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Two Auckland fires: Woman's lucky escape
Two Auckland fires: Woman's lucky escape

Two treated for smoke inhalation after a pair of house fires in suburban Auckland.

Housing in the budget: 'Not enough'

Couple who moved to Hamilton to buy a home say Budget does little to fix Auckland's woes.

Exclusive photos: Inside the Head Hunters' P factory

How police planted the audio bug that busted a Breaking Bad-style P lab.

Police concerned for missing Halswell man

Michael Craig McGrath is missing and may be on foot.

Celebrity stylist loses name suppression
Celebrity stylist loses name suppression

A celebrity Auckland hairdresser facing cocaine charges has lost name suppression.

Tax relief a mirage, says Opposition

Winston Peters says Budget is the "longest suicide note in history" for the Government.

video PM Bill English after today's budget

Prime Minister Bill English addresses media after today's budget.

Budget no help on Auckland traffic, says Goff

Aucklanders are sick of traffic congestion and the Budget doesn't help, says Phil Goff.

Budget: Five takes on this year's science spend

Five leading figures in the science sector share their views on Budget 2017.

Amazing picture: Auckland, cloud city
Amazing picture: Auckland, cloud city

Skyscrapers float above a sea of cloud after fog blanketed Auckland this morning.

video We have lift-off: Rocket Lab

Successful launch for first test rocket on the Mahia Peninsula

Sex workers bylaw decision delayed

Decision on bylaw to ban prostitutes from residential Christchurch areas delayed

Budget: Forest planting 'failing' NZ climate targets

Budget allocation "scratches the surface" of what's needed for climate target, group says.

Help for burglary victims 'long overdue'

Up to 14,000 dwellings over four years could receive Government's new security measures.

Number of police caught speeding increases from 2016
Number of police caught speeding increases from 2016

Speeding tickets for police vehicles are on the rise compared to last year.

Manawatu Gorge road reopening delayed

An unsafe retaining wall has pushed out the Manawatu Gorge reopening date.

Myrtle rust: 20 cases now confirmed

Twenty properties around New Zealand are now infected with myrtle rust.

Budget: Cops were at 'breaking point'

The Government has announced $1.24 billion of new law-and-order funding over four years.

Another victory for gender-equal pay

Pay agreement ensures midwives are valued and respected, says college.

Budget 2017: Cantabs get a boost
Budget 2017: Cantabs get a boost

Tailored support in the Budget for family violence victims and struggling Cantabrians.

More than 400 homes planned for Hobsonville Point site

More than 400 houses are planned for one of the last undeveloped sites at Hobsonville Pt.

Changeable weather on way for weekend

It's going to be a wet one across the country.

Budget 2017: Millions more for Antarctic efforts

Millions more dollars have gone into supporting New Zealand's work in Antarctica.

Car crashes into ditch in Auckland

Witness stuck in traffic for half an hour near crash on Auckland's Southern Motorway.

Little slams 'One Dollar Bill Budget'
Little slams 'One Dollar Bill Budget'

Andrew Little scathing of Steven Joyce's first Budget.

Budget: Greens slam environment funding

Greens say the Budget's environment and conservation funding is far below what's needed.

New rules for indoor fires in Auckland

Any new wood burners must meet national standards from next Thursday.

Trains stranded after Kaikoura quake being moved

Two trains stranded after the Kaikoura earthquake are being moved.

Mental health at centre of $321m drive

Mental health is at the centre of Government's $321 million social investment programme.

What has changed in 2017 Budget?
What has changed in 2017 Budget?

INTERACTIVE: Explore the differences between Budget 2016 and Budget 2017.

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