Police believe car located

MISSING: Mike Zhao-Beckenridge, 11.

Police believe they have located the vehicle at the centre of a search for a missing 11-year-old boy.

Northland: The day after video

Winston Peters

It's just after 8.30am and new MP Winston Peters is pacing Russell's waterfront.

School water under the pump

SAFE TO SLURP: Ashley Armstrong enjoys a drink from Bombay School’s newly installed filtered water taps.

Potentially unsafe water supplies are being pumped into schools, a filter company says.

Rowing dad's claim not right

ST BEDE'S ROWERS: Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell

High Court judge who allowed two St Bede's College boys to row may have been misled.

'Cyclone Winston' hits video

Winston Peters recorded a landslide victory over Mark Osborne to claim the Northland seat from the hands of National.

Even Winston Peters' supporters weren't expecting the scale of his victory.

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crime

Charges laid over racist rant video

Valley flyer racist rant

5:10 PM  Hutt Valley police have arrested and charged a man over a racist rant incident filmed by a bus passenger.

Grindr attacks in Auckland

Violent serial attacker preying on victims he met through gay dating app Grindr, police say.

Driver 'should have known better'

Few answers after cell death

politics

Northland: The day after video

Winston Peters

It's just after 8.30am and Northland's new MP, Winston Peters, is at Russell's picturesque waterfront.

'Tough night' for Osborne

National Party candidate Mark Osborne has called NZ First leader Winston Peters to concede.

Winston Peters recorded a landslide victory over Mark Osborne to claim the Northland seat from the hands of National.

'Cyclone Winston' hits video

Even Winston Peters' supporters weren't expecting the scale of his victory.

education

School water under the pump

SAFE TO SLURP: Ashley Armstrong enjoys a drink from Bombay School’s newly installed filtered water taps.

Potentially unsafe water supplies are being pumped into schools, a filter company says.

Vet students bare all for charity

Bare-back horse riding has taken on a new meaning for Massey University veterinary students.

UCOL is holding an inter-campus cooking competition, between its Wairarapa, Palmerston North and Whanganui Campuses.  held in the Palmerston North UCOL training kitchen on Queen Street. Christina Hogan cooks eggs benedict.

Young chef break a few eggs

Palmerston North's most promising chefs appear to be able to take the heat after producing perfect yolky eggs and velvety hollandaise.

health

Hope for teen's sperm

Cameron Duncan

Mother welcomes law review that could give her a grandchild - fathered by her son who died as a teen.

Minister berates capital's DHB

Jonathan Coleman has admonished Wellington's DHB for its "recurring pattern of poor performance".

Casey Gordon helps stylist Rachelle Gourley shave the last of her grandmother Elizabeth Shaw's hair.  Holding Casey is her great aunt,  Helen Poka, who also had her head shaved.

Leukaemia fight inspires

Shaving your head as Dunedin heads towards winter doesn't strike most as a good idea.

farming

Big dry a haphazard blight

Sheep feed on dry pasture.

The unfairness of drought has some hit home for some Canterbury farmers.

Fonterra adds more to auction

Fonterra to increase the amount of milk powder for sale on the GDT platform, which is likely to depress prices at the next auction.

Lincoln University.

Investors backing Lincoln

Major companies putting big money into Lincoln University's growing demonstration and research farms base.

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