STRUGGLE: Jennifer, Brianna and Patrick Gregg want newly re-elected Prime Minister John Key to open his eyes to how difficult it is to make ends meet.

Stuck renting on Struggle Street

The Gregg family are not optimistic about their home ownership chances despite National promises.

Crash ends in 'miracle'

Child thrown from school bus when it clipped milk tanker leaves hospital with only minor injuries.

Wild weather inbound

-369 min ago Southerlies are forecast for Wellington and coastal Wairarapa with snow likely on the Desert Road.

Molotov cocktails suspected in fires

Firefighters tackle two blazes in Invercargill after molotov cocktails believed to be thrown.

Grateful for everything good

Elouise Hemming's cancer stayed away just long enough for a short crop of hair to grow back.

Knife-point dairy robbery

Police Police question 13-year-old boy after dairy robbed by machete-wielding thief.

Jailbird Peau may head to NZ

A Kiwi boxing legend currently in prison in the US is likely to be deported back here on his release next month.

Woman sentenced for scissor attack

Drink-driver ignored bail terms

Key forming Government

john key strap John Key will warn National MPs against becoming arrogant after the party's big election win.

'All steam, no hangi'

New Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis slams Internet-Mana after it failed to deliver on the hype on election day.

Nervous wait for Mallard

Bittersweet return for Mark

Robertson: 'We've got a job ahead'

Labour's Grant Robertson remains the Wellington Central MP, but his party is struggling in the capital.

Words of inspiration for students

Jack Tame Jack Tame, TVNZ's United States correspondent, is back in the country and has urged CPIT students to make the most of their education.

School lunches 'harm kids'

Our school canteens are still selling foods high in saturated fat, sugar and sodium.

Min Ed's big move

'I'm sick of kids failing'

St Mary's is a family tradition

Seven generations of women from Sarah Poulter's family have attended St Mary's College over the last 150 years.

Former AB raises dementia awareness

Reuben Thorne Kiwis need to start talking about Alzheimer's instead of avoiding the topic, says Reuben Thorne.

ACC dispute dogs injured man

An Irishman's seemingly intractable 15-year battle with ACC is coming to a head.

Rotavirus hits childcare centres

School lunches 'harm kids'

Making memories every day

Ataahua was developing like most toddlers her age when one day she suddenly stopped talking.

Money's not everything

NZ money, cash Surveys suggest farmers are not money hungry and lean more toward environmental stewardship than making big profits.

Swede risk creates planting dilemma

Farmers are receiving mixed signals about selling the HT swede variety, which has been linked to the illness and deaths of hundreds of cows.

GM on the agenda

Synlait focused on future

Wine subsidies outrage

New Zealand wine companies are ratcheting up their use of an Australian government rebate.