Alleged gunman charged

Police Aucklander charged with firing gun at police after car chase in Bay of Plenty.

Kicking up stink about track waste

Colin Tofts Concern is growing over mountainbike tack users defecating on nearby paths and road.

Rhythm and Vines lineup announced

Bastille Chart-topping British indie band Bastille will headline this year's Rhythm and Vines music festival.

Ron Mark eyes return to parliament

Ron Mark Former NZ First MP Ron Mark in not ruling out a return to Parliament.

Hunter 'broke all the rules'

duck shooting A man who accidentally shot his friend while they were duck hunting has avoided prison.

Car chase ends on beach

A driver trying to flee police was forced to give up after getting stuck on an Auckland beach.

Child hit by car

Lavish meal on taxpayers' tab

Covering up mental illness

 asylum seekers A healthworker alleges Australia is covering up mental illness in asylum-seeker children.

Landslide kills 21 in India

Rescuers in India have uncovered submerged homes, with the confirmed death toll at 21.

Ex-royal aide charged over abuse

Gaza death toll soars

Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli

Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripoli's airport have agreed to a temporary ceasefire.

Farm manager had world at his feet

Adam Hill Adam David Hill, hunter: b Invercargill, May 31, 1988; partner of Christine Pink, 2d; d Longwood Forest, Western Southland, April 13, 2013; aged 25.

Purpose, burgers, and help for kids

Lionel Whitehead, a small man with a supersized heart, was the "Big Mac" of philanthropy in the Kiwi burger business.

Fearless, dogged fighter for justice

A feisty activist with generous heart

Life story: Community-minded 'Nan'

"Nan" Wright will be remembered as the life and soul of Newtown's Te Ara Hou apartments.

Labour jumps in poll

Cunliffe Labour handed some rare good news on the last day of the current Parliament, with a new poll showing a rebound in fortunes.

Fishing practices outlawed

Parliament has outlawed the practices behind slave-like fishing practices in New Zealand waters.

Match-fixing 'No 1 threat'

Govt 'short-changing' veterans

Finlayson's FBI meeting

Attorney-General Chris Finlayson won't say if he discussed Kim Dotcom with FBI deputy director FBI Mark Giuliano today.

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The lower drink-driving limits from December are:

Great - too much carnage on our roads.

Overkill - targets moderate drinkers, not the heavies

Still too little - make it zero tolerance.

Sensible - punishment is in line with lesser breaches of limit.

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