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Woman burned at petrol station critical
Woman burned at petrol station critical

The 29-year-old woman who suffered serious burns outside a Dunedin service station has been transferred to Middlemore Hospital's…

Little's big speech focuses on jobs

Updated "The Labour Party I lead is about jobs, good jobs, skilled jobs, well-paid jobs." Andrew Little has delivered his first…

Hot time down on the farm

A teenage farmhand became an accidental hero after keeping a potentially disastrous scrub fire at bay.

Surfer finds body at popular beach

Updated A body believed to be that of a teenager missing since Saturday has been found by a surfer at a popular Gisborne surf beach…

85yo's stunning survival
85yo's stunning survival

An 85-year-old pensioner who fell 30m from his clifftop property on to rocks had to wriggle out of his pants to reach his…

Kiwis in US braced for megastorm
Kiwis in US braced for megastorm

Kiwis in New York and up the east coast of the United States were last night hunkering down as one of the biggest storms…

Couple forgive after vicious home attack
Couple forgive after vicious home attack

Left bloodied and knocked out in their own home just before Xmas, Dennis and Eileen Phillips don't want "harsh treatment"…

Eleanor Catton throws the book at NZ
Eleanor Catton throws the book at NZ

Author Eleanor Catton has criticised NZ as a country led by "neo-liberal, profit-obsessed, shallow, very money-hungry politicians…

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Claws out over Lion Man's new park
Claws out over Lion Man's new park

"He wants to promote himself, make money out of it at the cost of the animals." The Lion Man's shift…

Fears teen parents are missing out

87 per cent of teenage mums, and virtually all teen fathers, are missing out on education at specialist units designed for…

Lovers of Kiwi apples feel the crunch

A slow start to summer has led to a national shortage of New Zealand-grown apples, with some supermarkets able to offer…

Arthur's Pass fire started in odd spots

A scrub fire that spread across 330ha of the Southern Alps may have started in separate areas, police said yesterday as…

Rants&Raves: Laneway luxury
Rants&Raves: Laneway luxury

Twenty or more minute queues for the women's loos at Laneway Festival in the blazing sun. Men could…

Isis fight decision still weeks away

Prime Minister John Key says any final decision on New Zealand's contribution to fighting Isis (Islamic State) in Iraq is…

'I screamed, but no one came'

As Tamara Cuttriss blacked out and went under the water her last thought was: "This is it. What a waste. I haven't even…

John Key's plan to boost housing

In his first major speech of the year, John Key is expected to outline what his government will do with the supply of social…

Editorial: Flag over the top

Did the PM realise it would happen as Auckland was celebrating its 175th anniversary? The tribute to the King that he issued…

State of the Nation prep
Kiwi's ashes will come back home

A Kiwi killed in an avalanche in the French Alps will have her ashes brought back to the country of her birth.

Rugby: Magnet of Lions' tour pulls Kaino

The lure of the 2017 Lions tour could be the clincher for Jerome Kaino to re-sign with New Zealand Rugby.

Industrial site with wide appeal

A Glen Innes industrial building with medium-stud warehousing and associated office accommodation on one level is being…

New precinct aims for funky ambience

A new commercial precinct in Quay Park near Britomart on the fringe of the Auckland central business district is offering…

Peter Calder: Polo - like playing golf during a quake
Peter Calder: Polo - like playing golf during a quake

The country around Clevedon, southeast of Auckland, is parched and brown. Hawks circle slowly in the…

Future Auckland: A place to call home

In the third of our five-part Future Auckland series we aim to stimulate debate.

PM won't comment on Sabin investigation

Prime Minister John Key has refused to comment on reports National MP Mike Sabin is under investigation by police but said…

Winston Peters criticises foreign student numbers

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has criticised the number of foreign students choosing to study here.

Warning not to store fuel at home

People making the most of low petrol prices have been filling up containers, causing Z Energy to issue a warning about the…

IRD 'glitch' produces 600 false demands
IRD 'glitch' produces 600 false demands

A Taihape woman had a shock on Saturday when she received a $359.02 bill for outstanding income tax.

Tauranga Port evacuated in grenade scare

A suspicious item evacuated Tauranga Port this morning and sparked a call-out for police and the Defence Force.

Waikato River body that of missing man

Police have confirmed the body found in the Waikato River this morning is the 23-year-old reported missing on Saturday.

Air Chathams' Whakatane flights confirmed

It has been confirmed today that Air Chathams will take over flights between Whakatane and Auckland. Increased capacity…

Teens rob wheelchair-bound woman

Two teenagers are being hunted by police in connection to a "traumatic" robbery of a wheelchair-bound Christchurch woman…

Motorcylist likely died on impact
Motorcylist likely died on impact

Police say a motorcyclist likely died on impact when he slid into the path of an oncoming van on State…

Safe-carrying man wanted by police

Police hunting this tracksuit-clad man, captured on camera with a stolen safe full of cash, have appealed to the public…

'Disgraceful' barrister to pay $30K

A former barrister labelled "disgraceful and dishonourable" by a legal watchdog has now been ordered to pay more than $30,000…

Motorcyclist killed in Hamilton named

A motorcyclist killed in a collision in Hamilton on Friday night has been named by police as local man Wayde Anthony Thomas…

Body discovered in Whanganui River

A man's body was recovered from the Whanganui River about 6.30am today.

Bryce Edwards: What to expect from politics in 2015
Bryce Edwards: What to expect from politics in 2015

As last year's election and scandal fatigue slowly wear off, leaders will stake out their visions for…

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In less than a week in this still-new year I've found…

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I once lived with English poker professional Chris…

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NZ launches first online green business course
NZ launches first online green business course

What is thought to be the world's first online professional course in green marketing has been launched by the NZ Marketing…

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Hot, sunny weekend on way
video Hot, sunny weekend on way

Hot, sunny, weather is moving in to most parts of New Zealand this weekend, including Monday for Auckland Anniversary. …

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Property

Keep cash rate on hold - shadow board
Keep cash rate on hold - shadow board

NZIER's monetary policy shadow board believes the Reserve Bank should leave the official cash rate on hold at 3.5 per cent…

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