Lyttelton Port CEO defends his position as union boss questions his ability to do the job after recent deaths.
A Wellington poet who locked a woman in his shop and raped her has been jailed.
A primary school is worried students won't enrol if legal high shops are allowed to open nearby.
More than 100 Canterbury teenagers have received a reality check in exchange for a reprieve for breaking their driving licence conditions.
A doctor convicted of indecent assault against the two young children of a close friend has lost his medical registration.
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He famously dismissed the PM as a "rick prick" and had a reputation as the sharpest politician of his generation.
Teachers are increasingly turning to darker tales to get pupils interested in reading.
A former St John volunteer is questioning whether it should be run as a charity given lives depended on it.
Labour appears to be warning it may not be able to block the sale of Lochinver station to Chinese investors.