Kiwi chick

Kiwi chick defies odds

A newly hatched kiwi chick in Queenstown needed a little help arriving.

One dead in Akld crash

7:43pm Man dies after car driven by a teenage relative crosses centre line and collides with a truck.

Charges over deaths

Dunedin police have charged an unidentified Milton man over a crash that killed two people on the city's southern motorway in May.

Fatal roundabout crash

Ex-Alexandra man Ben Gibbons died in a Christchurch motorcycle crash last night.

Driver blows three times the limit

Drink-driver pulled over by 'horrified' motorists was three times the legal limit.

Child assault arrest

Arrest, arrested, handcuffs 'Scientific developments' lead to arrest in molestation of 5-year-old girl nearly two years ago.

Diplomat heads to NZ

Malaysian diplomat accused of Wellington assault boards NZ-bound plane in Kuala Lumpur to face court here.

Homicide victim a 'typical Westie'

Waikato driver clocked at 148kmh

Live chat review: Andrew Little

Andrew Little Catch up with a full replay of our live chat with Andrew Little, the last of the four Labour leadership contenders we've hosted.

Beehive Live: It's Friday

The doors are still shut in Parliament following yesterday's terror attack in the Canadian capital.

Today in politics

Guinea pig for drink-drive tech

Progress after confronting PM

An end to a woman's quake-damaged home woes is in sight after she approached the prime minister.

Tokoroa police probe bullying

Violence Police investigate after a teen repeatedly targeted by bullies suffered a fractured skull.

Moa extinction rapid - study

The moa was doomed the moment humans landed in NZ, new research suggests.

Principal faces inquiry

Lego robots set pace

Killer loan living costs

While I don't feel like I missed out on much while I was studying at university, I most certainly am now.

Amy's mini-marathon challenge

	 Amy Ross, Seven-year-old Amy Ross is a girl on a mission. And she's not letting cystic fibrosis slow her down.

Coconut oil 'a health hazard'

Coconut oil shouldn't be used as regular cooking oil despite being trendy, says the heart foundation.

Drunks put kids at risk

Facing death sparked new life

NZ 'ready if Ebola strikes'

Risk of the disease reaching NZ is remote, but we should be prepared for the worst, minister says.

Droving bylaw fight

Cattle being driven to town from the Taranaki back-country. Council asked to ''get out of farmers' hair'' over bylaw proposal that will require permits for the frequent movement of livestock.

Fieldays thinks big

The southern hemisphere's biggest agricultural event is hoping for government help to go bigger.

Council 1080 backing 'toxic'

Wool farmers to buy yarn mill

7km whey spill

Motorists advised to take care after a 7km whey spill on State Highway 1 near Putaruru.