A man of steel (and iron)

Glen making his latest piece in his North Canterbury workshop.

Glen O'Neill makes masterpieces from wrought iron and steel in his North Canterbury workshop.

Pacific youth suicide risk

A study of Pacific suicide deaths over a 17-year period found boys aged between 12 and 18 were most at risk.

Young Pacific people three times more likely to attempt suicide than European youth, study shows.

Minority depression 'missed'

Despite reporting higher levels of distress and depression than New Zealand Europeans, Asian immigrants often go ...

Maori, Pacific and Asian Kiwis are more at risk of mental illness, but diagnosed less often than Europeans, study finds.

Probe into cop sex abuse claims

Police confirmed the officer faced a criminal investigation, but would not say whether he had been stood down.

Criminal investigation into woman's claims she was sexually abused by a senior policeman.

'Still numb and disbelieving'

Massey High School supplied this picture of Keenan Matthes, who died after being hit by a train on April 20.

School to hold celebration for star pupil tragically killed by a train while out running.

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Love letter to Papatoetoe stuff nation

Little known fact - Auckland mayor Phil Goff bought his first home in Papatoetoe, in Wilmay Ave in the 1970s.

A place where simply driving down its 'best street' just makes you feel happy.

Two injured in Auckland stabbing

Man seriously hurt and woman with moderate injuries following Papakura incident.

Love letter to Onehunga

Man injured riding train

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Black Stacks on a high

Ashley Foster from the Black Stacks returned from the 2017 World Sport Stacking Championships in Taiwan with a fifth ...

New Zealand's cup stacking team has had a successful trip to the world champs in Taiwan.

Club's first ever big win

The Orewa Sharks secure their spot and defeat all teams.

Baseball plays hit the ground running at this year's national tournament.

Elected officials on their bikes

Rodney Local Board 'Chair Leader' Beth Houlbrooke, with gold medal winner and board member Alison Roe and councillor ...

Allison Roe swapped running shoes for bike pedals and claimed gold at the World Masters Games.

Valerie Adams now a Dame

Dame Valerie Adams receives The Insignia of a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to athletics ...

Valerie beams with pride after receiving her Damehood medal.

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