Waka found in Golden Bay

600-year-old waka surprises

Researcher astounded at 600-year-waka found in creek, saying "it kind of took my breath away, really."

Father tells of driveway tragedy

5:00am Father tried to save his son after reversing his ute over him and his beloved motorcycle.

Cunliffe: I'm not into gutter politics

5:00am David Cunliffe appeals to Labour to come back from edge as it plunges into bitter leadership race.

Judge 'sending wrong message'

5:00am A clinician has hit out at a judge who failed to convict a man who filmed up a woman's skirt.

Police stumble on P lab

5:00am Police got a surprise when they unintentionally discovered a meth lab on a West Auckland property.

Pora 'doing well'

Teina Pora Convicted killer Teina Pora received glowing progress report from Parole Board, a month out from Privy Council appeal.

Man found dead in Huntly

Murder inquiry launched after man found dead in a Huntly backyard.

Sting finds stores on their guard

Apology for filming up dress

Note to Labour: it's also policy

David Parker is one of the nicest blokes in politics. Unfailingly polite, almost a little too honest for his own good at times.

When politicians cringe

David Cunliffe's wife's recent Twitter activity is not the first family-related embarrassment in recent political history.

Cunliffe: Didn't know wife tweeting

Labour 'out till 2020'

Twitter attacks herald a bitter contest

Karen Price stood by her man, David Cunliffe - and her Twitter revenge on his detractors and rivals has won both sympathy and derision.

Research key to school success

Rangi Ruru After exploring the options, my daughter decided a single-sex school with a "family" feel was the best fit.

Kind souls recycle used soles

Leonie Osbourne's scheme Soles4Souls takes used shoes and gives them a second life at lower decile schools.

Wonky course costs repaid

Finding the right school fit

School kitchen idea kickstarted

Park Estate School is in need of a new kitchen and a breakfast programme founder is determined to get them one.

'It's too long to wait'

Owen Horton Owen Horton is fuming he has to wait five-months to have his eyes assessed, and he's not the only one complaining about long delays.

Overseas surgery the only hope

Lying on her back all day is not the way Debbie Malloch wants to spend her days.

Possible measles exposure at WOW

Breast cancer battle scars

Students raise $100k for cancer

60 secondary school students have run 120 kilometres each over five days to raise $100,000 for CanTeen.

Dirty dairying ruled

Phillip Woolley Farmer Phillip Woolley faces up to two years' jail after being found guilty of dirty dairying.

Not satisfied with record

Westland Milk not satisfied with payout to farmers despite a record total group revenue for 2013-2014.

Fonterra in uphill battle

Kiwis seek gas remedies

Land sale approved

The OIO has retrospectively approved the sale of 35 hectares of land near Timaru to US investors.

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