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Eateries offer free food for veterans

Mike Egan, from Monsoon Poon Three Wellington restaurants are offering returned servicemen and women a complimentary meal this Anzac Day.

Runner returns to Boston

Andrew Wharton A year after witnessing the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Wellington athlete has returned to the city.

Napier health centre's $1m upgrade

napier health centre A $1 million makeover of Napier Health Centre is under way.

Long weekend weather a mixed bag

poppy anzac day Fine weather's on the cards for Anzac Day, but it's a patchy long weekend ahead.

Jail for torture trio

Court Trio tortured teen by burning circles on his body, shaving his head and sticking him with pins.

Assault on former All Black alleged

Two men are charged with assault with intent to injure former All Black Justin Marshall.

Driveway death plea

Crime drops after liquor law change

Prince Charles at Gallipoli?

prince charles Prince Charles tipped to attend the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli landings in 2015.

Veteran NZ guide backs sherpas

Veteran NZ hiking guide slams the "plans of wealthy white men", saying they are insignificant compared with the loss of 13 sherpas on Mt Everest.

Ukraine to begin crackdown

'One of worst abuse cases ever'

New Washington guessing-game

The US government has many secrets. The White House Easter Egg Roll has created another one.

Druitt a 'consummate volunteer'

Susan Druitt Susan Druitt made a big impact in the world of volunteering.

Music helped violinist survive 'the horrors'

After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust, Clare Galambos Winter built a new life in New Zealand through music.

The Pacific in an outrigger canoe

Councillor with love of airport noise

A feisty activist with generous heart

Viv to her family and mates - was a woman with a strong sense of natural justice and a delightful black sense of humour.

Shock as Jones calls it quits

Shane Jones High-profile Labour MP Shane Jones is denying the National Party had a hand in his resignation, despite Jones crossing the political divide to take up a role specially created for him by the Government.

Departure screams party 'crisis'

Disarray - there is no other word to describe the mess the Labour Party plunged into last night.

Greens call for blue zone

Collins 'misled Parliament'

'Bully Cunliffe' tweet history

Labour's candidate for Tukituki has no intention of deleting a tweet in which she calls David Cunliffe a bully.

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