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The 'bonkers' plan for a political party full of mayors
Horowhenua mayor wants mayoral MPs to break through perceived barrier to decision-makers.
Injured climber's rescue delayed by pigeon trouble
Injured climber's 1906 Kiwi crawl to survival foreshadowed 2003 film Touching the Void.
Police swarm West Auckland motel, guests evacuated
Police are on the scene on West Auckland's Lincoln Road.
Plastic bags are gone from tomorrow - but what stores are still using them?
Ban on single-use plastic shopping bags with handles comes into effect on Monday.
Home's broadband internet so slow it's been unusable
Chorus promises cable repair after broadband "unusable" for three weeks.
Apology to dying man after huge tumour missed by GP
John Downing's GP thought his bleeding was from haemorrhoids, not bowel cancer.
Remembering NZ's third deadliest earthquake 90 years ago
The 1929 Murchison earthquake's victims were mostly killed by landslides.
Meet John Lennon's Kiwi family: 'I sipped whisky in Beatles' hotel'
Beatles John Lennon and Ringo Starr met extended family members in Wellington in 1964.
Chernobyl - How world's worst nuclear accident happened
How the world's worst nuclear accident unfolded.
35 years ago today: The 'schnapps' election that shook NZ
Then PM Robert Muldoon slurred out his gamble on a snap election. It didn't pay off.
More roadside births feared after service downgrade
After a roadside birth last month, more are feared in rural Southland.
Quickcat problems: Frustrated ferry commuters forced to wait
A ferry's engine-cooling problem causes delays, frustration for Waiheke Island commuters.
Police warning: Kiwi site provides recipe for cooking cannabis oil
A drug expert says it is probably "shaky ground".
60-year anniversary: The bridge that transformed a city
A Vector light show will run on Auckland Harbour Bridge to mark its 60 years.
Retirement village trying to kick out elderly resident
Metlifecare says resident's actions amount to "abandonment" of her apartment.
Two-in-one asthma inhaler hailed as a 'game-changer'
Study finds benefits in combination therapy for patients with mild asthma
Ardern: Why I said no to Labour leadership for 4 days
PM felt a sense of betrayal when she shifted electorates - and 'angsted' about her hair.
Guess who: Auckland Grammar shares schoolboy photos of famous old boys
The elite Auckland school is celebrating 150 years.
What's in a name? Auckland nudist beach set for big reveal
St Helier's nudist beach's various names prompt call for new signs to display them all.
Level crossing waits fuel driver 'frustration' - local board
Local board wants level crossing delays trimmed in Mt Albert and Morningside.
Girl who disappeared: New theory in 58yr cold case
New theory claims missing teen Wendy Mayes' body hidden in construction site in 1961.
Road crashes majority cause of injuries - trauma study
Study finds 47% of major-trauma patients have moderate/severe disability at one year
Gang tension: School's safety moves over Killer Beez, Tribesmen
School warns parents not to leave children unattended at gates.
A baby girl almost died after a dose of teething gel. Her mother wants controls
A baby girl was rushed to hospital for life-saving treatment after an overdose of Bonjela.
'When they arrived it was carnage': Fire chief calls for calm on roads
Tokoroa crew were first firefighters at crash scene north of Taupō where eight died.
Woman injured after being punched by 'low-life cowardly man'
West Auckland woman calls for witnesses to her attack to come forward.
Missing and believed murdered - the Taharoa mystery
Searches of village, dunes and lake found few signs of missing Waikato storekeeper.
'They should know the dangers': Family seek answers over unconscious player
'Had he had a broken neck, if he was moved that could have caused paralysis' says partner.
'Bright and bubbly' 3-year-old's rare terminal illness
Medicine costing more than $900,000 a year can slow progress of her terminal illness.