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Police break up stoush over Lydia Ko donations
Police break up stoush over Lydia Ko donations

Police were called to Auckland Korean Society after meeting on secret donations to golfing superstar Lydia Ko’s family turned…

Joyce warning: No Auckland, no funding

Team New Zealand's future in the America's Cup is in serious doubt after the Government confirmed the loss of the qualifying…

Air NZ rushes in cockpit 'rule of two'

Air New Zealand has tightened its cockpit security policy amid concern that a co-pilot deliberately ploughed his Germanwings…

New red panda arrives at Wellington Zoo

One-year-old red panda Khusi was transferred from Hamilton Zoo, and arrived in the capital on Tuesday.

Dramatic police chase through Auckland suburb
Dramatic police chase through Auckland suburb

A wanted offender has taken police on a dramatic chase through an Auckland suburb this afternoon.

Pair burned man to death
Pair burned man to death

Two men accused of killing 21-year-old Shalvin Prasad two years ago over his life savings have been found guilty of murder…

Brazil demands an explanation from NZ
Brazil demands an explanation from NZ

Brazil has demanded an explanation from New Zealand after reports New Zealand's foreign intelligence agency the GCSB spied…

Bunny returns after 7 weeks on the run
Bunny returns after 7 weeks on the run

After seven weeks and two days on the run, a special toy rabbit has returned home thanks to the media and an eagle-eyed…

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Truck driver in serious condition after crash
Truck driver in serious condition after crash

A truck driver is in serious condition after his truck collided with a utility vehicle in Southland…

Police investigate suspicious fire in Dannevirke

Police are investigating a suspicious fire in Dannevirke about 11pm yesterday.

$2m Lotto winner finally checks ticket

Despite hearing about the win on Monday, it took the winner a few days to get around to checking his ticket.

Northland: Nats hold back on promises

Prime Minister John Key has admitted National held off on making more new promises for Northland because of concerns about…

NZ@Noon: Red cards for festival drunks
NZ@Noon: Red cards for festival drunks

Stories making headlines around the regions today include red and yellow cards for drunks and an ancient…

'The cell became smeared with blood'

There were several failures in the police care of a heavily intoxicated man who died after hitting his head more than 100…

Munro's medals handed over in London

Dambuster Les Munro’s medals have been handed over to Lord Michael Ashcroft in London after a deal was struck to keep them…

Tsunami siren testing for Auckland beaches

Tsunami sirens will be tested at midday on Sunday at north and west Auckland beaches.

Watch live: Nasa balloon launch

Following 10 days of unsettled weather in the wake of Cyclone Pam, Nasa will make its second attempt to launch its heavy-lift…

Childcare firm given to charity
Childcare firm given to charity

The country's leading early childhood education provider, Kidicorp Limited will today announce its new…

Auckland fog causes flight delays

Fog at Auckland Airport has disrupted domestic travel plans for many passengers.

Regions join call for better bridges

Provincial New Zealand wants to shake down the Government for some of the largesse offered to Northland with its byelection…

Legal action over Auckland port fight

Urban Auckland has taken the first legal steps to stop Ports of Auckland beginning construction on two massive wharf extensions…

Exemption bid in TPP leak

Leaked text from a draft Trans Pacific Partnership chapter shows New Zealand has been seeking to exempt actions under the…

Key relies on big National turnout
Key relies on big National turnout

Prime Minister John Key is relying on National voters flocking to the polls and Labour voters staying…

Antidotes in short supply at hospitals

Been bitten by a venomous snake, nipped by a deadly spider or are suffering the unpleasant symptoms of cyanide poisoning?…

$400k Lamborghini towed

An Auckland property developer parked his late-model Lamborghini in a mobility parking space without a permit.

Top court quashes deportation order

The Supreme Court has quashed the deportation of an Auckland man who has fought for five years against being sent back to…

Who gains if Peters wins?

It is not often that a byelection can change the Government, even in a subtle way. Those who vote in Northland tomorrow…

Leader's win could boost NZ First's first family
Leader's win could boost NZ First's first family

A family at the heart of New Zealand First could grow in influence if Winston Peters triumphs in the…

Prominent New Zealander's name protected

A prominent New Zealander charged with indecent assault has been granted interim name suppression until the beginning of…

Northland's grand circus in review

What a madcap couple of months. The Northland byelection campaign has had all the infantile pranking, ill-discipline and…

Claire Trevett: PM outgunned after 'Wild West' visit

When Prime Minister John Key dived into the "Kumara Capital" on his mercy mission yesterday, he discovered he could handle…

TPPA leak: Govt didn't listen

Yesterday Wikileaks posted a near-ready investment chapter of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) dated January…

Brian Rudman: Online voting is not the answer
Brian Rudman: Online voting is not the answer

Mayor Len Brown wants the Government to rethink its ban on Auckland taking part in the online voting…

video Britten bike rescued and restored after Quake

It's been 20 years since the death of the great motorcycle maker John Britten. His first bike, the Cardinal Britten, was…

video Raw: Fire destroys Nelson couple’s home

The retired couple that lost their home to a fire on Friday were being comforted by neighbours as firefighters worked to…

video Rugby: Blues and BNZ supporting Plunket

The BNZ Future Stars fundraiser gives Kiwi kids the chance to have their name featured on a jersey to be worn by their rugby…

Train derailed after driver missed signals - report

A locomotive derailed after its driver missed signals to slow down and travelled through a track crossing 46km/h faster…

Wairarapa man jailed for historical sex offences
Wairarapa man jailed for historical sex offences

A Wairarapa man has been jailed for more than four years for historical sex offences against two girls. Kevin…

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Opinion

Campaign won, can he win the vote? Campaign won, can he win the vote?

The promised "earthquake" from Winston Peters in Northland…

Juha Saarinen: The long and rather slow arm of foreign law Juha Saarinen: The long and rather slow arm of foreign law

Importing US law is one thing, but why are we tightening…

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Sideswipe

Sideswipe: Unlimited water
Sideswipe: Unlimited water

"Come rain, hail, or sun, in Botany the council can water all they like cause they can. While we can hardly afford the water…

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Element magazine

Solar panels on your roof for free
Solar panels on your roof for free

The equation for going solar is getting simpler. Meridian's unilateral decision to cut the amount it pays customers for…

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WeatherWatch: (MARCH 25) Good news for farmers
video WeatherWatch: (MARCH 25) Good news for farmers

A large low is set to cross New Zealand this weekend bringing a mix of warm, sunny, weather but also some solid downpours…

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