90 Mile Beach hunt for lost teen

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Search teams are out scouring the Northland coast for a teenager swept away from 90 Mile Beach.

Live power lines hit car

One person was electrocuted and two others suffered electric shocks after a crash near Glentui.

10:09 PM  Person electrocuted after getting trapped in car under toppled power pole.

Car and van collide

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An unknown number of people are injured after a car and van collided in the Lindis Pass.

Lorde's tribute touches family

SHOCK LOSS: Rachel Clark, 17, was discovered dead after she failed to turn up for work.

Singer gives comfort to grieving family of Cromwell College head girl Rachel Clark.

'Unexplained' death in South Auckland

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"Unexplained" South Auckland death was result of medical incident.

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Good Samaritan tackles fleeing offender

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Auckland police want to find shoeless man who came to their aid when violent offender resisted arrest. 

'Private' man killed in violent attack in Auckland video

A family has been left "devastated" after a man was killed in a violent attack at an Auckland Motel.

Middle aged cred video

Woman ignored police sirens


Reporter gets privacy apology

ANDREA VANCE: Parliamentary swipe card and phone records were accessed during the investigation.

Fairfax political reporter Andrea Vance has received an apology from Parliamentary Service over a breach of her privacy during an investigation into a leaked report.

Dotcom appeal dismissed

Supreme Court dismisses Kim Dotcom's appeal against decision that said the raids were legal.

Backing their man: Sharemilker Bas Nelis had the support of his farming colleagues when he was prosecuted.

NZ First attacks council

Party says Waikato Regional Council bureaucrats who prosecuted Bas Nelis should seek employment in North Korea.


Trip opens up mind, career path

OPENING HIS MIND: Originally from Timaru, Sam Brosnahan is studying in Shanghai, on a Prime Minister’s scholarship.

China is far more relevant to NZ than he imagined, Sam Brosnahan is learning.

Man's teaching passion

He once stacked knuckles at a freezing works, now he can't imagine working in anything but education.

40mls of alcohol-based hand sanitiser, the estimated amount a four-year-old drank before becoming grossly intoxicated.

Preschooler drunk on hand sanitiser

Ministry investigates how child got drunk at preschool and will warn early childhood centres about alcohol-based hand sanitiser.


Stepping into the past video

LIGHTS ON, NOBODY HOME: The Kimberley Centre, Kimberley Road, Levin.

Walking back through the troubled past of the Kimberley Centre, once a home for intellectually disabled people.

Hand sanitiser warning

Ministry to issue nationwide warning about hand sanitiser in the wake of a 4-year-old girl becoming grossly intoxicated.

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Solutions sought for maternity unit

Leading midwifery organisation is offering to help find a solution to Stratford's maternity woes.


Genetic leap offers hope

The bull semen extraction process at the Awahuri centre.

NZ may export dairy genetics that will enable cattle to tolerate high tropical temperatures - and climate change.

Science key to credibility

New Fed Farmers CEO has had a few months to settle in and talks about plans for the lobby group's future.

MEGA DAIRY: Cows on a big dairy farm in the US.

Cow illness mystery remains

Dairy NZ still has no definite answers on what made some cows sick after eating swedes.