Ayla well enough to return home

Neemia Tialata tweeted this photo of baby Ayla.

Jerry Collins baby daughter is now well enough to leave French hospital and return to her mother's native Canada

Fire guts school classroom

Fire has gutted one classroom at Whakatane Intermediate school, and is likely to have damaged others.

Whakatane Intermediate classroom gutted as school holidays begin.

Man charged with murder

Police working at the Waldronville, Dunedin, house where Vicki Lee Warrington was found dead.

Police charge 22-year-old man with murder in relation to the death of a Dunedin woman.

Man sought after student attacked

Invercargill police seek man suspected of assaulting female student.

Invercargill Police seeking public help to catch man after a female student was assaulted.

Police name victim of Otago crash

Keen football player Ema Louise McGeown, 27, was killed in a crash near Hampden, in Otago, on Friday.

The victim of a fatal crash south of Oamaru on Friday has been named as Ema Louise McGeown. 

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Man sought after student attacked

Invercargill police seek man suspected of assaulting female student.

Invercargill Police seeking public help to catch man after a female student was assaulted.

Family honours stabbing victim

The family of Johnsonville stabbing victim Hudson Garratt have paid tribute to a ''dear dad and loving husband''.

Pair charged after man dies in Nelson

Murder charge laid after Dunedin death


Clark: Poverty key to crisis

Migrants flee not just because of conflict but because their home countries are "plain poor", Helen Clark says.

Raising refugee quotas won't fix the root problem, says UN Development Programme head.

Dairy slump a concern - English

Price falls are not bottoming out, and some farmers will need big overdrafts, finance minister warns.

The Conservative Party board continues to crumble as acting chairman John Stringer resigns.

Another Conservative quits

Acting chairman John Stringer is latest in a long line of board members to quit the party.


iPads affecting kids learning

Schools across the Waikato are adopting the use of devices, such as iPads, in school.

Parents are concerned the use of iPads in classrooms is affecting their children's basic literacy skills.

Massive demand for church schools

As the issue of teaching Bible studies in an Auckland school heads to court, Waikato's Catholic schools say they can't keep up with demand.

ST BEDE'S ROWERS: Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell

St Bede's rowers speak out

St Bede's pupil says he "wasn't thinking" during airport incident that sparked a public row and legal battle involving his parents and school.


New beat for business

Doctors medical stethoscope, health, Wellington, New Zealand, Thursday, October 26, 2006. Credit:NZPA/Ross Setford

Medical innovation is a growing trade area for New Zealand.

Island ladies in town for mammogram

A group of 60 women from the Chatham Islands have arrived in Palmerston North for an epic girls' weekend, and all in the name of health.

Grant Looker and his daughter Abbey are moving on with their lives after his health improved thanks to a new cancer drug.

A walking miracle video

Cancer was expected to kill this Taranaki dad within days of his daughter's wedding, but he fought back - and won.

Women of Influence

On being Women of Influence video

Former Cure Kids CEO Vicki Lee speaking at the launch of this year's Women of Influence programme at Westpac HQ in Auckland.

Some of our Women of Influence alumni on what being a Woman of Influence means to them.

A sporting winner

Therese Walsh was the supreme winner of the board and management category in 2013.

AUT business graduate Anna Garrett (L) sits in on a meeting with Xero managing director Victoria Crone and Xero head of accounting Grant Anderson during AUT's Shadow a Leader day.

Xero MD gives students time video

Xero managing director Victoria Crone gives students a chance to Shadow a Leader for a day.


Young farmers 'shattered'

Young Farmer Contest winner Matt Bell from Aorangi, East Coast's Sully Alsop, Waikato/Bay of Plenty's Dwayne Cowin, and Tasman's James Hoban competing in the sheep shearing section of the competition in Taupo.

The best young farmers in the land went to town for a showdown in Taupo.

Farm to city and back

A Tararua couple reveal how the call of the land was too strong.

Jono and Kelly Bavin are the 2015 Southland-Otago Sharemilkers of the Year

Couple battle tough times

Award-winning Southland couple have battled through a tough season

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