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Farming business destroyed in fire
Farming business destroyed in fire

Fire has destroyed a farming dealership in Invercargill overnight, where crews faced both roaring heat and freezing weather…

Spiderwoman foils crime in Kaitaia

Police have hailed a woman who went shopping dressed as a superhero as a real-life hero.

Booze boats a public danger

A new council regulation requiring charter boats to have a liquor licence will create a dangerous "pub-like" environment…

Every step 'a small victory'

After spending $100,000 on drug Keytruda, Deanna Trevarthen's tumours are shrinking and she is preparing for her next fight…

Heartbroken parents: 'Who killed our girl'
Heartbroken parents: 'Who killed our girl'

Parents of a 14-year-old girl killed in a hit and run have spoken of their anguish that no one has been held accountable…

Good Samaritan killed changing tyre
Good Samaritan killed changing tyre

A Tauranga man killed in a final act of kindness was last night remembered as a "a good bugger who would take the shirt…

Flu cases reach surprising low
Flu cases reach surprising low

Flu consultations are way below average this winter but health experts warn the worst could be yet to come.

'Surfing is just the best drug'
'Surfing is just the best drug'

Surfers casually call their sport therapy - but a Tauranga drug and alcohol counsellor is proving it a reality.

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Ambos in crash, still save day
Ambos in crash, still save day

Two paramedics escaped from their upturned ambulance and rushed to treat a driver trapped in a wrecked…

I am woman, hear me pay

Tampons and pads can hardly be considered a luxury.

Shooting for the housing moon

Nasa's budget had tripled in one year to US$5.4 billion ($7.6b) and the space programme went on to cost US$34b.

No extra gigs for Eden park

An independent hearings panel this week turned down the bid for open-air gigs and more night-time events at the stadium.

video Watch: Tauranga counsellor Krista Davis offers surf therapy programme
Watch: Tauranga counsellor Krista Davis offers surf therapy programme

Krista Davis has launched a new charity, Live for More, that helps struggling young men back on track…

'He was the number one in my life'

25-year-old LA-based actor said the death of his father, Graeme, last November had led to a period of emotional turmoil.

The truth is possbily out there

Does an ancient race of reptilian psychos run the world? Paul Little goes inside the world of conspiracy theorists.

Artwork still off limits

The Richard Deacon sculpture Nobody Here But Us has the highest insurance value of any work in Auckland Council's art collection…

Boxing triple whammy

The 13-year-olds, from Kawhia, have been chosen to represent New Zealand as part of the NZ Black Gloves team.

Clark gives all for UN 'Plan A' bid
Clark gives all for UN 'Plan A' bid

Helen Clark says she is ready for the biggest challenge of her political career - trying to secure the…

Tripping the height fantastic

We used to have the 29th-tallest men out of 200 countries, now we rank 30th.

Instagram lunch is only virtual

Meals arrived and, like a reflex, we all reached for our phones to take snaps.

video Watch: Council crackdown

A new Auckland Council regulation will require charter boats to have a liquor license. But opponents to the scheme fear…

Rodney Hide: No denying global scorning
Rodney Hide: No denying global scorning

COMMENT: I have to admit to a bad week. It started Monday. It was cold and I thought: "Huh, where's…

video Watch: Gandalf's slice of paradise near Queenstown for sale

Star-quality Lord of the Rings country movie location near Queenstown is on the market for a cool $10 million

video Watch: Paramedics talk lucky escape after ambulance overturns

St John Front line paramedics Jared Ranudo and Harrison Smythe talk about their lucky escape. They were hit by a speeding…

video Watch: Tinder baby

Tim Hills, Shanna Breman-Trewern and their baby Hazel. Tim and Shanna met on Tinder 3 years ago and now have a baby together…

video Watch: Human and pet chiropractor

Human and pet chiropractor Todd Keenan talks about his practice

Large fire at Invercargill business
Large fire at Invercargill business

Firefighters are at the scene of a large fire at an Invercargill business early this morning.

Boiling baby bottles smoke up house

Five people had to be treated for smoke inhalation after a pot being used to sterilise baby bottles was left on the stove…

Christchurch teen missing for 24 days

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of Christchurch teen who has not been in touch with his family…

Waihi miner to be farewelled on Monday

Tipiwai Stainton died when the front-end loader he was operating inside a Waihi mine fell into a void.

Pair killed while changing car tyre
Pair killed while changing car tyre

Police say pair killed in a horrific Bay of Plenty crash yesterday were attempting to change a car tyre…

Arrests made in Palmy armed robberies

Police have made two arrests in relation to two aggravated robberies in Palmerston North, but are still on the lookout for…

Christchurch man arrested over dairy robbery

A Christchurch man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to rob a dairy this morning.

'My friend sits across from her rapist'

A 16-year-old girl who is dying of cancer is trying to raise $50,000 to help survivors of sexual assault.

Crash closes part of motorway

Up to four people were injured in a crash that closed part of Auckland's north-western motorway this afternoon.

Digger in the drink
Digger in the drink

Police were called to Paraparaumu Beach early this morning after the digger was spotted in the sea with…

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I have a bit of a cough that has hung around for a…

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If you transfer your UK pension funds to a non-QROPS…

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