Shot man claimed to have gun gallery video

David Cerven called 111 and asked for police on Sunday night, who arrived at Myers Park and began to talk to him.

10:48 AM  Police have shot dead a man, who was wanted for three armed robberies in a week, as he advanced on them claiming to have a gun.

Morris murder trial begins

Accused Michael Murray at the High Court in Auckland.

16 min ago  Murder accused faces trial a year on from the death of Millie Elder-Holmes' partner.

Serious dog bites on the rise

"Our most innocent members of society, our children, are suffering horrible, unimaginable terror."

An average of two people a day need to be hospitalised after being bitten by dogs, research shows.

Army private 'bottled' comrade

Private Sosaia Tassy Albert Junior Filimoemaka pleaded guilty to three charges at Court Martial.

11 min ago  He hit a soldier with a bottle to see if it would smash. Weeks later, he forced two soldiers to drink.

'I did not say that' - John Key

Prime Minister John Key said he thinks a month of Maori language would dilute the intensity a week brings.

The Prime Minister disputes a teenager's claims that he said a Maori language month would be "boring".

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crime

Connor Morris murder trial begins

Accused Michael Murray at the High Court in Auckland.

0 min ago  Trial for man accused of murdering Millie Elder-Holmes' partner Connor Morris begins, one year to the day after his death.

Teen sexually assaulted in walkway

5 min ago  A Hamilton teenager walking home from a party was forced into a walkway and sexually assaulted by two men, police say.

Army private 'bottled' comrade

Fonterra fined $192k over stink

politics

Gut instinct is TPP will pass - Key

Prime Minister John Key said New Zealand was fighting its corner over TPPA negotiations.

Prime Minister is disappointed but not surprised that free-trade deal ground to a halt in Hawaii.

Peters launches into race row

OPINION: Winston Peteres suggests being Polynesian makes Sam Lotu-Iiga qualified to run prisons.

Prime Minister John Key said he thinks a month of Maori language would dilute the intensity a week brings.

'I did not say that' - John Key

The Prime Minister disputes a teenager's claims that he said a Maori language month would be "boring".

education

School roll growth 'uncharted territory'

Glendowie College principal Richard Dykes knows some significant developments will be needed to cater for future role growth.

The property market is not the only sector that's booming in Auckland, school age population is increasing dramatically and educators are feeling the pressure.

Why juries need to know

OPINION: Justice may be blind, but justice is not well-served by blindfolding our jurors as well.

The newly announced founding principal of Christchurch's yet-to-open Rolleston College, Steve Saville.

New Rolleston College has found its founding principal

A known ''educational innovator'' has been handed the reins of the yet-to-be-opened Rolleston College.

health

Paul's journey an inspiration

Paul Newman's health has improved significantly in the past year.

11:04 AM  Paul Newman's past year has been anything but ordinary, from heart surgery to daily physical activity.

Patient files caught up in dispute

A dispute between a landlord and liquidators of Relationships Aotearoa prevented patient files being handed over.

"Our most innocent members of society, our children, are suffering horrible, unimaginable terror."

Serious dog bites on the rise

An average of two people a day need to be hospitalised after being bitten by dogs, research shows.

Women of Influence

Spreading a love of knowledge

Work hard and never give up - look at the next mountain, advises Dame Wendy Pye.

Dame Wendy Pye is the founder of one of the world's most successful education export companies.

A woman's voice in science

Distinguished professor Margaret Brimble won the Women of Influence in science and innovation award in 2014.

Gibbs said technology was an extraordinary gift, and much good had come from it.

'Technology is the biggest story' video

Time editor Nancy Gibbs believes technology is the biggest story in this "golden age of journalism".

farming

Rural firms in ComCom's sights

The Commerce Commission said it was in talks with a third company, Rural Livestock.

10:07 AM  Price fixing by PGG Wrightson and Elders NZ is alleged by the competition watchdog.

Rough week ahead for dairying

Double whammy for dairy expected with a GDT auction and Fonterra's milk price outlook due.

The big stench caused after Fonterra dumped three million litres of buttermilk into the Eltham Waste Water Treatment has reached its conclusion in court.

Fonterra fined $192k over stink

16 min ago  Fonterra has been fined $192,000 for getting up the noses of Eltham residents.

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