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Kiwis spend dosh on bird nosh

New Zealanders spend millions on feeding wild birds every year, mainly for pleasure, survey finds.

Corrections camera trial successful

Corrections officers in high risk prison units across the country will be fitted with cameras worn on their body after a successful trial.

Man killed in crash

A Motueka van driver died in a "nasty" collision with car transport truck in the Buller Gorge.

'Words don't cut it'

Gang left speechless by support for programme giving food to schoolkids. | Gang feeds hungry kids

Capital congestion up

Traffic congestion hits a high in Wellington - and to blame are the very projects designed to prevent that.

Murder in Auckland

tapeST Police have launched a homicide enquiry after a man was killed in West Auckland last night.

Victim calls for naming

Victim of a sexual offence carried out by a high-profile NZer calls for him to be named.

Father claims 2007 contact

Court considers sex offender's appeal

Key cool on Greens

Greens leaders Prime Minister John Key is keeping the prospect of working with the Green Party alive.

'Bad boy' now assistant Speaker

Trevor Mallard, who has a reputation as one Parliament's worst-behaved MPs, was elected unanimously.

Who should lead Labour?

Live: Back in business

A new Parliament begins

Job fairs across the Tasman, tax cuts and helping first home buyers are part of the Government's priorities for its next term.

Business leader recieves honorary doctorate

university graduates Sir Dryden Spring will collect the letters PhD handed an honorary doctorate by the University of Waikato.

Is a degree in NZ worth it?

Does getting a degree in NZ set you up for the job market or is it more debt than it's worth?

Student unions slam fees rise

School rules tip of hair-berg

Go bankrupt, avoid student loans

Increasing numbers of Kiwis are going bankrupt overseas, allowing them to avoid repaying their student loan.

75,000 fireplaces at risk

Smoke from chimney Tens of thousands of fireplaces could be snuffed out in Auckland within four years, under a new anti-pollution bylaw.

Let's talk toilet talk

I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss. It involves toilet talk and nobody has time for that.

Call to help Maddy walk

No mercy on insurance

Hospital uses poo transplants

Donating a liver or kidney is no longer the ultimate gift - now you can give your faeces.

Union supports closures

Roger Middlemass Meatworkers' union comes out in support of possible plant closures, even if that means some of its members lose jobs.

Low water table worries

A good spell of rain is needed in the Waikato to help refill water tables on drystock farms that dried up during the droughts.

Honey smugglers busted at airport

Dairy NZ backs Aoraki

Dive bombers to protect vineyards

A vineyard manager who will bring home three rare, ferocious predators is excited but a little overwhelmed.

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