Murder-accused on the run

Beauen Wallace-Loretz outside court after being bailed.

6:47 PM  Teenaged murder-accused still on the run after fleeing Auckland home just two minutes ahead of police.

Bugle to sound nightly video

A bugle used on the war fields of Gallipoli.

5:57 PM  The Last Post bugle call could soon ring out every night from the National War Memorial in Wellington.

Bus driver had expired licence

New Zealand Driver Licence

6:17 PM  A routine stop by police found driver of a Naked Bus between Wgtn and Napier did not have a licence.

Mum, child escape flames

A Holden commodore goes up in flames in Coutts Rd, Gore

Mother and toddler escaped their car just moments before it burst into flames in a Gore street.

Quake amputee's surgery success

Stacey Herbert is fundraising for special prosthetics.

Double-amputee Stacey Herbert's latest surgery has so far proved successful.

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crime

Man injured in shooting

NZ Police Tape

0 min ago  Man seriously injured in shooting in Otago, with suspect arrested.

Murder-accused on the run

6:47 PM  Teenaged murder-accused still on the run after fleeing Auckland home just two minutes ahead of police.

Online appeal uncovers huge stash

'I'm addicted to streaking' video

politics

Key campaigner in Northland

CAMPAIGN MODE: PM John Key will be on the campaign trail in Northland this weekend

John Key will campaign in Northland after a shock poll put National behind in the by-election race.

Campaign staffer taking leave

NZ First leader rejects claims a member of his Northland campaign team is being funded by the taxpayer.

Andrew Little had his first outing as Labour leader in the Waikato region on Friday

Little targets ACC reserves

Andrew Little raises questions about the legality of ACC having reserves of over $30 billion.

education

Gaming could help school work

VIDEO GAMES: A new study suggests school students may benefit academically if they play video games.

School students may benefit from some video gaming, a new OECD study suggests.

Schools better with special needs

Most schools are catering better for students with special needs, according to a recent report.

HOME TIME? Redcliffs School has erected signs around the perimeter of the school grounds on Main Road, Redcliffs. The school has been operating in Sumner, outside of its enrolment zone since June, 2011.

Redcliffs School puts pressure on

Redcliffs School has stepped up its pleas to be allowed back to its pre-earthquake home.

health

Measles on Akld flight

A dose of mumps-measles-rubella vaccine.

Passengers on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland were exposed to measles, with one confirmed case

Plain packs urged

Marlborough Cancer Society worker calls for the Government to follow Australia's lead on plain packaging of cigarettes.

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Firm aims to help CF sufferers

A New Zealand drug company is seeking $500,000 to trial an experimental cystic fibrosis treatment it plans to have produced locally.

farming

Legendary shearer retires

LAST TIME: David Fagan will end his shearing career at the New Zealand Championships in his home-town of Te Kuiti in early April.

David Fagan reckons he's had a pretty good innings. And you can't argue that.

Tractor connects with rural community

An iconic kiwi symbol was given a police blue and yellow make-over for this year’s major farming event.

FAMILY BUSINESS: Southland deer focus farmers Brian and Kristine Russell are aiming to lift production from their weaner deer.

Top of their game

Southland Deer Focus farmers Brian and Kristine Russell are aiming to lift deer production at The Rock.

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