Steampunk fans storm Wellington

One might be forgiven for thinking that time travellers had stopped in the capital.

River discharge consent 'likely'

5:00am Treated meat sewage and animal waste may soon be discharged into the Waimakariri River.

Ratepayers pay for lobby group

5:00am Hutt City Council paying $46,712 to fund an anti-super-city lobby group fronted by the mayor.

Arsonist may be behind fires

5:00am An arsonist could be at work in the Timaru district as more unexplained fires are being reported.

Police hunt missing diver

Hawke's Bay police are on the lookout for a missing diver who failed to surface following a dive at Pourerere Beach, 30kms east of Waipukurau.

Fugitive killer sent packing

Recaptured paedophile Phillip Smith is to be deported from Brazil within 10 days.

Son of 'Black widow' claims he is a marked man

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Foster parents jailed

More time in jail after call

Call to dump Rennie

States Services Minister says commissioner Iain Rennie retains her confidence, despite calls to stand him down.

Immigration by credit

Streamlining rich Chinese into the country because they hold a Chinese-issued credit card slammed by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters.

Alarm at leaked spy law

Little: A reasonable man

Harre quits Internet Party

Laila Harre is calling time in the top job of Kim Dotcom's failed political experiment.

Medicated since intermediate

Plumber doesn't know where he would be if he hadn't been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADD.

Trouble or troubled? Teens overdiagnosed

Principal questions why "nerdy" or "quirky" kids are over-diagnosed with learning difficulties.

PPTA agrees on teaching roles

Union vote backs reforms

Top teachers all class

A trio of Feilding teachers have been recognised as expert educators.

'I should still have a son'

Grieving mum believes son's death, after incident at Hillmorton Hospital, could have been prevented.

Kiwis flock to Ebola mission

New Zealanders are jumping at the chance to help fight Ebola in Africa.

Care changes needed

Free to look to the future

Cancer diary book to help others

Mother who watched her 7-year-old daughter die of cancer turns her diary into a book to help other families.

Big is getting bigger

Waikato bloodstock maestro has achieved many of his blueblood horse industry dreams but earning $2300 for a prime steer this month was a standout moment.

Breeding for resistance paying off

Romney breeder Gordon Levet has been breeding for worm resistance for 25 years and for the past 15 years has not needed to drench his ewes.

Lamb tradition revived

Woolly thinking a real life-saver

Chinese company to invest $400m in NZ

Chinese dairy producer plans to spend NZ$400m and develop its Waimate plant into largest integrated dairy production base in the world.

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