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Massive queues to get home after Adele concert
Massive queues to get home after Adele concert

Auckland Transport says record numbers used public transport to get to Mt Smart Stadium.

Make skills, family focus for immigration policy

COMMENT: There is always a glaring gap in discussions about immigration policies.

Rescuers save pregnant woman

Three good Samaritans have saved a pregnant woman from drowning at Port Waikato.

4.8 quake hits central New Zealand

A 4.8 earthquake has hit in the lower North Island tonight.

Adele fans stranded after flight cancelled
Adele fans stranded after flight cancelled

Fans fuming after last minute cancellation on New Plymouth-Auckland flight .

'Siri did it' man found guilty
'Siri did it' man found guilty

Man who blamed voice-activated 'Siri' program for dozens of calls guilty of harassment.

PM holds Kiwi chick during Rainbow Springs visit
PM holds Kiwi chick during Rainbow Springs visit

He's a sheep farmer from Dipton, but Bill English looked at home cradling a kiwi chick.

HIV trial: Accused was 'love of his life'
HIV trial: Accused was 'love of his life'

The Crown has closed its case against a man charged with infecting his lover with HIV.

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71-year-old kicked, beaten at bus stop
71-year-old kicked, beaten at bus stop

Doug Beall says he did what he hoped anyone else would do - stopped and helped.

Equal pay legislation welcomed

Equal pay legislation has been welcomed by the Human Rights Commission.

Kauri protester denied NZ citizenship

Australian man who spent four days up a kauri denied NZ citizenship.

Good Samaritans save swimmer in Port Waikato

Members of the public risked their lives to stop a person drowning this afternoon.

Killed pedestrian had 'zest for life'
Killed pedestrian had 'zest for life'

Caroline Boyd was passionate about equality and mentoring younger staff, her sister said.

One dead after train slams into car

A fatal level crossing crash is the second at the site in as many years.

Rhys Warren jury considering its verdict

Man on trial in the shooting of four police officers in Kawerau siege.

Arrests, public urination at George in the Park

A Music in the Parks event in Pt Chevalier turned into drunken chaos over the weekend.

Kawerau siege trial: Jury begins deliberations

The jury in the trial of a man accused of shooting four police officers have retired.

Bloodstains in room, Ihaka court case hears
Bloodstains in room, Ihaka court case hears

Blood detected on toddler's cot, vest, sleepsack, and baby security blanket, court hears.

Minister challenged to fist fight over pollution

Conservation manager angry at Minister's swimmable river stance has issued a challenge.

video Watch NZH Focus: The entertainment wrap-up

Wrapping up the biggest entertainment stories of the week.

Three cows dead after fleeing teens crash

Three cows have been put down after teens fleeing police crashed into stock

Home ownership tale inspires others

Tania Webb speaks of a "beautiful" outcome of telling her home ownership dream story.

NZ-born MP describes lock-down in London attack
NZ-born MP describes lock-down in London attack

Sir Paul Beresford was in the Palace of Westminster when the deadly rampage began outside.

Mum charged after daughter abused

New law allows police to charge everyone in household where child is abused.

RMA reforms to progress

Major reforms to the Resource Management Act are finally ready to progress.

$6.5m Lotto prize unclaimed

The winner of a $6.5 million Lotto prize has yet to come forward 12 days after the draw.

$260m cut from preschool centres: Study

NZ Educational Institute is rallying Wellington preschoolers to ask MPs to restore funding

Hamilton Airport evacuated
Hamilton Airport evacuated

About 20 people ordered out of terminal.

Launch hits yacht, runs aground

A 10m Genesis launch hit a yacht near Devonport on Auckland's North Shore last night.

Crash victim delivers his thanks to hospital staff

Lance Carter' visits Tauranga Hospital to thank staff who cared for his deceased partner

Serious trauma policy announced

About 10 per cent of seriously injured people sent to wrong hospital.

More stranded whales die, DoC figures show
More stranded whales die, DoC figures show

Survival rates fall from 70 per cent in the 1990s to 45 per cent now.

Woman dies walking her dog in Motueka

Police are calling for sightings of a woman found dead beside the Motueka River.

Family search for lost Kiwi in Bali

Brother heartbroken for "best friend" who was meant to return home in a week.

English: Mapp 'doesn't have new info'

One of the most damning claims in Nicky Hager's new book has been confirmed.

Woman in crashed car 'under duress'

A woman has been hospitalised after being forced from her home, say police.

SUV flips onto roof in Hamilton street
SUV flips onto roof in Hamilton street

It's unclear what caused the vehicle to flip on Te Aroha St.

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