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'Anger and hurt' at wrongful conviction

Former Spazio Casa director Paulo Cozzolino has now sold up and left New Zealand.

Mum acquitted after boss of upmarket bathroom chain got her jailed for theft.

Knifepoint robbery at liquor store

A Hamilton liquor store was robbed by two men armed with a knife.

Jail rape victim 'transgender'

Australian crims: 'Send them home'


TPP - are we there yet?

Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand has never been sued before under a trade agreement.

As the deal stands at the moment Prime Minister John Key says the TPP isn't "a very good deal for dairy".

Detention 'worse than prison'

Kiwis in Australian detention centres face worse conditions than prison, says Australian politician.

Maribyrnong detention centre in Australia, where a number of assaults are alleged.

'Special bond' means little

OPINION: Australia is having a laugh when it talks about a special bond between the big country and New Zealand.


Girls-only web development

IT careers are a serious consideration for 14-year-olds Alina Khanal, in red, and Holly Smallwood.

Less than 25 per cent of Kiwi IT workers are women and Waikato University hopes to improve that.

Has the Education Minister gone a bit rogue?

OPINION: Has the Education Minister sidelined her ministry over plans for a new school funding model?

Hillcrest High School student Indigo Toxward-Nicholson tries on the traditional Roman sandal and the alternative McKinlay sandal.

Struggling to handle the sandal

They've been described as dorky, ugly, uncomfortable. So now that they're 65 years old is it time to say goodbye to the Roman sandal?


Leg it for Elizabeth

Elizabeth Millen, 2, has cerebral palsy and will have surgery in America next year to help her walk if her mother, Stacey Millen, can raise the $120,000 needed to pay for it.

Elizabeth Millen, 2, has cerebral palsy and needs an expensive operation to help her walk.

Hospital cleared on superbug death

More than five years since her daughter's death in Wellington Hospital, Rozalia Biczo is still fighting.

Linda Ashley is a terminal cancer patient who needs a specific drug which will cost her more than $200,000 because it is unfunded.

NZ funds pet projects but not life-saving drug treatment

One patient described the hurt at having to forgo crucial cancer treatment due to the cost, and then watch the Government spend $1m on pandas.

Women of Influence

Women of Influence: The finalists video

Minister for Women, Louise Upston at the launch of Women of Influence 2015 at Westpac Bank in Wellington.

The finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015 have been announced. 

'Push out of your comfort zone'

Young corporate lawyer Althea Carbon is passionate about using digital innovation to help charities.

"I'd have every child in New Zealand growing up with the kind of opportunities I had, that would be brilliant," says Fran Wilde.

A very unplanned career

Former Wellington mayor and Labour MP Fran Wilde was the local and regional winner in 2013.


Aussie shearer tops in merino 

Western Australian Damien Boyle on his way to taking the New Zealand title in Alexandra last year.

Australian champion Damien Boyle scores in New Zealand's only fine wool shearing championship.

El Nino 'worst in 18 years'

The biggest El Nino since 1997-98 could damage the national economy.

The 25 farms of Van Diemen's Land Company in Tasmania make up Australia's oldest and largest dairy operation.

NZ owner to sell dairy farms

Australia's biggest dairy farm operation is being put on the market by New Plymouth District Council.

Have I locked the door?

If you've ever left the house to think you haven't locked the door - you are not alone.


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