Kiwi Summer winners

'Bit of a troublemaker'

Splashing around in the sun proved a winning formula in our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition.
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Rice snack nearly kills

5:00am A spicy rice snack pack very nearly turned into the last meal Richard Strang ate.

Fewer coming, Sevens party set to rock Wellington

5:00am Gone are the halcyon days when Wellington Sevens tickets sold out within minutes.

Principals quit in big numbers

5:00am School principals are leaving the profession in droves, with parents' expectations and a lack of support blamed.

Squeeze put on lemons

5:00am Soaring lemon prices are leaving a sour taste in shoppers' mouths.

'Enough evidence' for trial

5:00am The men suspected of murdering Kiwi backpacker Nick Heyward in Argentina will go to trial.

Former American pro gets a taste of grassroots

A golfer who spent years amid the glamour of the PGA Tour is about to experience the sport's sheep-nibbled grassroots.

Online can benefit kids

Getting your child engaged with education is important and tech can be a great way to help.

The legend of unbeatable horse Phar Lap

Little big on ambition

Are we going to die, asks son

A rip pulled them rapidly from shore and waves crashed over them when 10-year-old Lief Rock turned to his mother.

Inventor embraces digital tools

There are some brilliant ideas swirling through the heads of Kiwis. In the past they would die with their creators, never finding life.

Demand for builders heats up

News that house consents have hit a seven-year high is music to the building industry's ears.

Fonterra's architect takes on Canberra

Making sure your will works well

Analysts bullish about beef

Beef and sheep farmers can look forward to a positive year, according to the Rabobank agribusiness outlook for 2015.

Editorial: Norman can be proud

Russel Norman - an unknown when he took over after Rod Donald's death - will be missed.

Norman to stand down

Russel Norman will stand down as co-leader of the Green Party in May, citing family reasons.

National MP Mike Sabin quits

New chief coroner appointed

Greens set for leadership run-off

The Green Party is to embark on a primary-style leadership run-off, after the shock resignation of co-leader Russel Norman.

Our attitude needs to change

Abigail Schmal-Singleton should have been going back to school next week.

A serious change of attitude

Abigail Schmal-Singleton should have been going back to school next week.

A writer's patriotic duty: be honest

Give voluntary providers a fair go

Editorial: Norman can be proud

Russel Norman - an unknown when he took over after Rod Donald's death - will be missed.

Angus and Julia Stone deliver

It might only be January but Angus and Julia Stone were already the most anticipated show of the year.

A recommended trip to Iceland

Land Ho! is a nicely understated film, a slacker comedy for the senior generation, and a more pleasant way to spend 95 minutes than you might at first imagine.

Review: Selma transcends its few faults

Royal Blood assault Wellington

What's on: January 29 - February 4

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington. 

Kiwi Summer winners

Splashing around in the sun proved a winning formula in our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition.

War stories make for compelling reading

Soldiers' stories often start and end at railway stations, and Allan Dodson's own labour of love is no exception.

Walkers get beery crafty

Kiwi Summer: Lucky last

Porirua taniwha weaves spell

Weaver Kohai Grace is creating a taniwha to go on display at Porirua Aquatic Centre on Waitangi Day.

Plenty at stake for Hurricanes second-stringers

The Hurricanes' lesser lights will have coach Chris Boyd's full and undivided attention in Eketahuna today.

Bowlers on notice as Black Caps look to bounce back

A rating of "poor" from the coach should ensure a spicy welcome for Pakistan's batsmen today.

Wairarapa won't leave Central Districts

Switch leads Lahmert to Wellington sevens

Lees hopes Black Caps can go one better at World Cup

Coach of the 1992 NZ Cricket World Cup team is living the quieter life in Central Otago these days.

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