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Suspicious building fire in Warkworth
Suspicious building fire in Warkworth

The fire was in a building in Gumfield Drive.

Armed police incident in Auckland

No charges have been laid following the incident, but inquiries are continuing.

'I was able to say goodbye'

Sixteen-year-old Lara Glover died on her way to go swimming with friends.

Hastings mayor standing for Nats in Tukituki

Lawrence Yule will take on Labour candidate Anna Lork for the seat.

Watch: I was able to say goodbye
video Watch: I was able to say goodbye

Lara Glover died after a car accident at Spring Creek near Blenheim. Her mother Jayne Glover was there for her last moments…

Demo derby: Sarah sends the boys packing
Demo derby: Sarah sends the boys packing

Twenty-four-year-old Greymouth glass worker Sarah Bellis took on the big boys and won to be the last car standing in Saturday's…

Killer left unguarded in hospital ward - witness
Killer left unguarded in hospital ward - witness

A man who shared a ward with convicted double murderer Jason Reihana has spoken of the experience.

Port Hills 'look like a wasteland'
Port Hills 'look like a wasteland'

Reporter Georgina Campbell was sent down to Christchurch to help cover the Port Hills fires. Here she tells what she saw…

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Junior doctors' dispute settlement imminent
Junior doctors' dispute settlement imminent

The dispute over rosters has been in negotiation since January 1 last year.

Ex-model in court over fake $20 Dior bag

Sophia Nash, ex of radio jock Thane Kirby, is accused of stealing a $20 bag from the op shop she worked at in Mt Eden.

Deflated 'safety sausage' found

A diver's deflated safety sausage has been found off Wellington's south coast.

Beggar convicted of fraud

A Hastings beggar pleaded guilty after he claimed to be homeless when he was not.

Boy, 6, hit by SUV and boat trailer
Boy, 6, hit by SUV and boat trailer

The 6-year-old boy could reportedly be heard screaming as he was run over, police say.

Medical cannabis: Dunne urges 'open mind'

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has called on doctors to have an "open mind" when deciding whether to prescribe cannabis…

Gareth Morgan accuses Act of petty complaints

Gareth Morgan has accused the Act Party of gunning for his political party by making petty complaints about its election…

'Meet a Muslim' draws people from all backgrounds

A Muslim man taking part in an initiative to erase "misunderstandings" says some people are surprised to discover he's a…

Stolen art more than just ribbons and bells

An Auckland artist says materials stolen from her art installation at a festival over the weekend were "sacred" to her. "I…

How a beer brand is helping save NZ beaches
How a beer brand is helping save NZ beaches

Kiwi beer brand DB Export is recycling its used bottles to make a man-made sand - an effort the company…

Mr Gay NZ defends unprotected sex

The new Mr Gay New Zealand, who is HIV positive, is defending having unprotected sex, saying he always informs sexual partners…

Neighbour foils burglar, fails to call 111

Police are urging members of the public to report suspicious activity straight away after a would-be burglar escaped after…

Dream tiny to build your first home

Tiny spaces advocate George Clarke is in the country filming a series about how to make the most of the Kiwi DIY attitude…

Spring Creek crash victim named

The person who died in a crash on State Highway 1 just out of Blenheim on Sunday was local teenager Lara Jayne Glover, police…

Tip-off leads police to $3m cannabis operation
Tip-off leads police to $3m cannabis operation

A call from a member of the public led police to uncover a sophisticated, large-scale commercial cannabis…

Armed robbery: 15-year-old arrested

A 15-year-old youth has been charged with aggravated robbery after an alleged incident at a West Auckland petrol station…

Teen slams school's trans toilet policy

A Kiwi teenager has spoken out about her school's decision to allow a transgender student to use the girls' bathrooms, saying…

Political Roundup: Labour's broad church strategy is working

Andrew Little appears to be winning his battle within Labour. Despite resistance from liberals in the party, his strategy…

Bond pilot aimed at work for beneficiaries

Finance minister Steven Joyce says socials bonds work a bit like the role of private investors in PPP infrastructure schemes…

Search for missing woman
Search for missing woman

A search is underway for Barbara Thompson, who failed to return home from her daily morning fishing…

Tourist admits careless driving after cyclist hit

A Chinese tourist has pleaded guilty to careless driving which caused a traumatic brain injury to a Canadian cyclist.

Te Matatini set to spark again

Te Matatini - the meaning of it says it all. "The many faces". It was bestowed upon what had started out back in 1972…

video Watch NZH Focus: Giraffe on the move

Auckland Zoo's young male giraffe Mtundu is about to set sail for a new life at Mogo Zoo in southern New South Wales in…

Otago man's hand cut in machete attack

A man is in police custody after an incident in Taieri Mouth in which another man was injured in what was believed to be…

The housing privatisation that wasn't
The housing privatisation that wasn't

A Glen Innes tenant battling against eviction from her former state house has put a surprising argument…

Port Hills: State of emergency extended

The Port Hills will be in a state of emergency for another seven days after last week's fire.

Two men charged with murder of Diego Hulton to appear in court

Two men are to appear in court today charged with the murder of former Rotorua man Diego Hulton in Australia.

Warkworth Town Hall's $5m makeover

A historic architectural gem in Warkworth that's been given a $5m makeover is due to reopen its doors at an official ribbon…

video Watch NZH Focus: What a croc!

It’s one of the longest most convoluted court cases in New Zealand legal history. But today a reptilian battle between clothing…

Rape trial: Cricketer gives evidence
Rape trial: Cricketer gives evidence

Northern District's cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn told his rape trial today he felt the sex with the alleged…

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Property

Precinct invests in Generator
Precinct invests in Generator

Coworking business developer and manager Generator has announced the conditional acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in…

Auckland mall sold for A$147m
First meeting for housing taskforce
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Crime

Tauranga ecstasy importer jailed
Tauranga ecstasy importer jailed

A Tauranga man caught importing ecstasy powder and tablets, who claimed he got the idea from watching a television programme…

'Spiderman' convicted in $154m art theft
Suspect in double Delphi slayings
Ex-lover charged with harassment
Man mauled and cats attacked
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