Three ATMs set on fire

A Kiwibank ATM was among those set alight by the young man.

11:43 PM  Young man arrested after admitting setting fire to ATMs in Whanganui shopping centre.

Bullhorn cuts man's throat

A still from the Annual Canterbury Rodeo at the Mandeville Sports Grounds.

Man's throat cut by bullhorn lucky it missed vital blood vessels, paramedics say.

Mt Cook search called off

Stephen Dowall grew up in Pleasant Point and attended Pleasant Point High School, in the same class as former Labour leader David Cunliffe.

Parents of missing climber Stephen Dowall coming to terms with reality their son won't return home.

Witnesses sought to fatal crash

The scene is closed to all traffic while a scene examination is carried out.

One person was killed in a multi-car crash on State Highway One in Otago on Sunday.

Van crushed by tree

Three woman are being airlifted to Christchurch Hospital after they crashed into a tree.

Three women flown to hospital after a tree fell on their van near Arthur's Pass.

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Three ATMs set on fire

A Kiwibank ATM was among those set alight by the young man.

11:43 PM  Young man arrested after admitting setting fire to ATMs in Whanganui shopping centre.

'Well dressed burglar' caught

10:31 PM  The dapper man appeared as a customer before turning up later to allegedly steal from shops.

Aggravated robbery in Ngaruawahia

Stabbing near south Auckland bar


PM defends 'green' credentials

More than 10,000 people turned out for the march through Wellington.

John Key says the payoffs from NZ being a world leader on climate change aren't big enough - but we are doing our bit.

Japan whaling condemned

New Zealand expresses "deep disappointment" in Japan's Antarctic exploits but little will be done to stand in their way.

Labour leader Andrew Little

Little to unveil shadow Cabinet

Labour leader Andrew Little is signalling some big movers in his front bench reshuffle to be revealed Monday.


Academic freedom under threat?

Dr Jarrod Gilbert, centre, at the launch of his book The History of Gangs in New Zealand.

One academic who went public with a controversial research contract says the police have since blacklisted him.

Double reason to celebrate

It was a double celebration for Maureen and Douw Grobler who donned graduation gowns and mortarboards together.

Redcliffs School has a ''new mood of determination'' to fight its closure.

Redcliffs considers court action

Redcliffs School has vowed to fight against its closure through the court if needed.


ACC system a 'money game' video

David Kerr, 53, has had his ACC payments stopped after a back injury four years ago.

10:44 PM  An injured Christchurch man says cuts to his ACC payments may force him to sell his home.

Dialysis van first for region

The campervan will allow home-based dialysis patients to travel.

Vita Ede, 2, wearing her favourite colour beanie, the purple.

Vita's fighting fundraiser video

Vita - the little girl whose name means 'life' - has helped raised thousands for charity through her own range of beanies.

Women of Influence

Being a woman in a man's world video

Joan Withers had little time to contemplate her award as Westpac Women of Influence supreme winner, going straight into a Mighty River Power shareholder's meeting the next day.

Girls in low-decile schools lack the role models to inspire them to success, says the award-winning business leader.

Why women start business

Sarah Lin wanted freedom and flexibility when she started her 3D printing company.

Winners of the Women of Influence awards 2015.

2015 winners

Businesswoman Joan Withers is named the supreme winner at this year's Women of Influence awards.


$300 million for council's farms

The 25 farms of Van Diemen's Land Company in Tasmania were put on the market in early October.

New Plymouth ratepayers' cash cow has been sold for more than $300 million.

Wetlands are winners

Wetlands are making a comeback in the Wairarapa

All cattle, deer and pigs should be kept out of rivers, lakes and wetlands, says the Land and Water Forum in its latest report.

No animals in rivers: report

Land and Water Forum presses to exclude livestock on plains and lowland hills from waterways.

Staff at Starship Hospital use simulation-based training to get the best results for patients.


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