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'He's extremely lucky': Teen allegedly stabbed outside Waikato school
The teen's mother and a teacher were just metres away when he was stabbed by a student.
East Auckland restaurant and Rotorua fast-food joint named as latest high-risk locations of interest
Schools are being hit by new Covid-19 cases within days of opening this year.
Mystery surrounds beachside town's new wavy zebra crossing
The arty zebra crossing has caused a stir in the district and will be removed.
74 new Covid cases, 1 death as Taranaki school cluster emerges
The person who died was being cared for at Tauranga Hospital.
Auckland deluge, motorway crashes as storm heads south
The South Island is expected to get drenched today.
Private hospitals start closing their doors to unvaccinated patients and visitors
NZ Private Surgical Hospitals Association boss says more hospitals could follow suit.
Questions asked after Thames Coromandel's vaccination ranking drops
Coromandel politicians question whether mayor's own anti-Pfizer stance is rubbing off.
Minister's message for Sandra Goudie - 'no exception' for mayor vaccinations
Thames Coromandel mayor says she won't be forced into having the Pfizer jab.
'Prepare for morning without power': Wild winds hammer Auckland
Fallen trees have damaged houses and cars and brought down power lines.
'Treat it like it's Covid': Mum fighting for daughter's life as RSV soars
A Napier mum is terrified of losing her four-month-old daughter who is in ICU with RSV.
Blustery day for upper North Island, Gisborne to be drenched later tonight
Batten down the hatches - it's a windy day in the north.
'Too little too late': Melbourne returnee told to isolate 12 days after arriving in NZ
Man was in the community for 12 days before being told to self-isolate.
DHB hack: 'A national crisis' - cancer patients could be sent to Australia
The Government must intervene to protect sick patients, Waikato cancer doctor warns.
DHB cyber attack: Waikato hospitals' entire IT systems offline until the weekend
Waikato DHB has called in external experts and the government's spy agency to help.
'Sexist' rule: 12yo league player ordered off field because she's a girl
Girl in tears after being told she couldn't play rugby league with her male teammates.
Weather: Severe thunderstorms, heavy rain, damaging winds for North Island
It will be wet in most of the North Island over the next two days.
Mayors spending thousands on food, wine and flowers
Some local leaders bought gifts at the expense of ratepayers.
Complaints against councillors costs ratepayers $180k
Dunedin City Council spent $42,714 investigating complaints about elected members.
Stuck at sea: Photo reveals queue of Christmas cargo ships in Hauraki Gulf
Shipping delays expected to continue through to 2021.
Wild weather: Power cuts warning with heavy rain to lash Auckland
Auckland could get falls of 25mm of rain an hour today.
Videos show defendant befriending young girls to do sexual acts
Laken Rose is defending 61 child sex act charges.
Man pleads guilty to raft of child sex offences, partner to face trial
Andrew Williams has pleaded guilty to 56 charges of sex offences against children.
How far can you extend your bubble before it pops in alert level 3?
Can you go and visit your boyfriend at level 3? We tell you how.
Tauranga mental health worker tests positive for Covid-19
New mental health patients will be diverted to other hospitals away from Tauranga.
Woman dragged from car precariously hanging off cliff
The driver was too scared to move so she yelled for help to be pulled out.
Cross-regional bus ticketing system balloons to $14.5m
Regional bus system costing $14.5m is due to be replaced by a national one by 2026.
Don't worry about winning: Rugby, major sports' shock move to keep kids playing
Major changes to competitions and development opportunities in kids sport on the way.
$1500 fine: First landlords busted for breaching new insulation laws
The first landlords to breach the new insulation laws have been pinged.
Warning to parents after spike in kids' sport injuries
Kids playing too much sport can be just as harmful as too little, experts warn.
Hamilton scores shock rating as NZ's top summer spot
Rival mayors say people are going to Hamilton for the events, and not much else.
Live: Wild weather moves north after washing out bridge, roads, cutting power
The Waiho Bridge has been destroyed as a major autumn storm edges north.
Road trip: Petrol pump relief just in time for summer
Petrol prices could continue to fall below $2 - just in time for the summer road trip
Man charged with McLaren Falls murder appears in court
36-year-old appears at Hamilton District Court charged with the murder of Ngaruawahia man.
Wild weather to ease in north; south braces for snow
Torrential rain that flooded parts of the North Island is expected to ease.
Director of water bottling plant has yet another attempt
The latest proposal would see 18m litres of NZ water a day sent offshore.