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The sheep that crossed the road

It's not okay to shoot a sheep if it jumps on the road in front of you, three Hawke's Bay men discovered.

Is it okay to shoot a sheep if it runs across the road in front of you? Three men decided it was.

Teacher kissed student

The Christchurch teacher is said to have formed an inappropriate relationship with a male student, and at least two ...

A female teacher is accused of kissing the male year 12 student at school.

Panelbeaters under pressure video

Panelbeating.

Despite an increase in collision prevention technology, the sheer number of vehicles on the NZ roads is increasing the risk of accidents for all.

Ferries limited as winds batter capital

The East by West ferry will operate a restricted timetable this morning with adverse weather conditions to blame.

Stormy weather has hit the capital for the third time in a week causing delays to harbour crossings.

Attack: 200 stitches

A 20-year-old man needed around 200 stitches for a laceration to his side after a serious assault in Paraparaumu on ...

Police appeal for help in finding craft knife after vicious assault on 20-year-old.

'Maggots' found in wrap video

Brock Mullany said he felt sick when he realised what was in the wrap he'd half eaten.

Brock Mullney ate more than half of his Muffin Break wrap. What he says he found in the lettuce stopped him.

Govt to squeeze gender pay gap

Minister for Women Paula Bennett said she had personally experienced the gender pay gap when working as a dishwasher and ...

Paula Bennett doesn't want women to have same pay problems she did working as a dishwasher.

Mother's fatal Google Maps mistake

Hastings boy James Crous, 8, died in a crash in Napier on Thursday morning.

Driving phone in hand at 100kmh, Kim Crous, didn't see the roadworks ahead. Her young son James paid with his life.

Wellington

Ferries limited as winds batter capital

The East by West ferry will operate a restricted timetable this morning with adverse weather conditions to blame.

Stormy weather has hit the capital for the third time in a week causing delays to harbour crossings.

Attack: 200 stitches

A 20-year-old man needed around 200 stitches for a laceration to his side after a serious assault in Paraparaumu on ...

Police appeal for help in finding craft knife after vicious assault on 20-year-old.

Wairarapa

'Token Kiwi' claims stage three

JLT Condor rider Alex Frame (blue) salutes the crowd as he wins stage three of the New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Brits do the donkey work for their New Zealand team-mate to sprint to victory at the NZ Cycle Classic.

James Oram retains NZCC yellow jersey

Aaron Slight shakes hands with James Oram, who has just been awarded the King of the Mountain jersey.

Only two stages are left in this year's New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Porirua

Arson at Porirua kura

The school van, a glass walkway and the outside of a classroom were damaged in the blaze at Te Kura Maori O Porirua ...

Porirua school's van destroyed and classrooms damaged in suspicious fire.

50 huts, 365 days

Mary Culpan visited 50 huts in a year. Here she is in Kylie Biv, a tiny two person bivouac up on a ridge line in Ruahine ...

Mary Culpan celebrated her 50th birthday by visiting 50 of New Zealand's back-country huts.

Kapiti

Attack: 200 stitches

A 20-year-old man needed around 200 stitches for a laceration to his side after a serious assault in Paraparaumu on ...

Police appeal for help in finding craft knife after vicious assault on 20-year-old.

Welcome - no visitors allowed

Paekakariki Holiday Park manager Marilyn Heazlewood has decided to ban visitors from her campground to stop them from ...

Campground's decision to ban visitors praised by some holiday park owners, labelled brutal by others.

Hutt Valley

Potter to captain NZ junior softballers

Hutt Valley's Bailey Robertson (L) and Pallas Potter (R) are in the New Zealand Junior White Sox softball squad for the ...

The NZ Junior White Sox women's softball squad has been confirmed for the under-19 world championships.

Use it or lose it, Upper Hutt

First in, best dressed: Upper Hutt mayor Wayne Guppy at the opening of the city's new recycling drop-off station. The ...

A new drop-off station has to be positive development for the controversial issue of recycling in Upper Hutt.

Hawke's Bay

The sheep that crossed the road

It's not okay to shoot a sheep if it jumps on the road in front of you, three Hawke's Bay men discovered.

Is it okay to shoot a sheep if it runs across the road in front of you? Three men decided it was.

Mother's fatal Google Maps mistake

Hastings boy James Crous, 8, died in a crash in Napier on Thursday morning.

Driving phone in hand at 100kmh, Kim Crous, didn't see the roadworks ahead. Her young son James paid with his life.

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