Police have named the man who died in an incident near Lake Monowai at the weekend
New Plymouth's Work and Income office went into shut down after a man allegedly threatened staff by phone.
There are twin panels set to scrutinise claims made about Judith Collins and the Security Intelligence Service.
Policewoman accused of racially abusing taxi driver accused him of taking "a Kiwi job", court told.
Prime Minister John Key has offered his "sincere condolences" to the families of the two people shot dead at the Ashburton Work and Income office, as well as the staff on site at the time.
Inadequate care and failure were cited in Health and Disability Commissioner reviews into three deaths
John Key says he was shocked to hear of the double shooting in Ashburton.
Former SFO boss hopes inquiry into alleged smear campaign against him will bring out the truth.
Parents of British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent and found in Spain are set to appear before a Spanish judge.
Allied said the focus for the coming year would be to continue to grow the livestock business.
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Stealing a person's files and photos no longer requires physical proximity or any carelessness on the victim's part.
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A pair of enthusiastic foodies have eaten their way around Wellington On a Plate's burger menu.
A Morrinsville farming company boss allegedly offered regional council inspectors kickbacks.
Madonna's toyboy, Jennifer Aniston's womb and Mariah Carey's looming custody battle dominate this week's gossip mags.
These gothic, glacier-carved granite spires attract the world's climbing fraternity.
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All Blacks and Wallabies fans cramming into hotels have caused price hikes on both sides of the ditch.
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Giant panda at research centre in China may have faked pregnancy to enjoy extra bamboo, air con.
Japanese told to stockpile loo roll so they aren't caught short during next natural disaster.
The Queen lay her royal head to rest in Hamilton on December 30, 1953 but, unbeknown to Her Majesty, it was not without help from the local locksmith.