Crowded schools revealed

Hundreds of schools are over capacity or at risk of overcrowding as thousands of extra children turn up each year.

The loose-lipped hairdressing councillor

7:17am A hairdressing councillor landed himself in hot water for discussing confidential information while giving people haircuts.

Cry for help unanswered

He rang mental health services. He rang police. But he had to rescue a family member from attempted suicide himself.

Staying strong in the face of death

Dad-of-two Shane Petersen has been told that his days are numbered - but he is refusing to just give up.

Horse struck and killed

7 min ago A horse is dead and a car stuck in a ditch after two collisions just minutes apart in Christchurch.

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