Brendan Horan

'I'm not scared of a few little papers'

Brendan Horan went down to the pub to get served - a $350,000 damages claim.

Top MP's airport breach

5:43pm Gerry Brownlee faces investigation after airport security breach which he offered to resign over.

Major drug haul at routine check

Police net "significant" amount of drugs, cash after pulling over car as driver wasn't wearing seatbelt.

Rewa rape inquiry errors

Police made mistakes in the Malcolm Rewa rape case, but there is "insufficient evidence" to say that prevented them catching him sooner.

Kids' ratings released

Otago kids best at reading, writing and maths, while others are lagging behind, national standards data shows.

Ex-Air NZ staffer bailed

Court Ex-Air NZ staff member charged with smuggling P into New Zealand while working as a cabin attendant can now be named.

Slain father-of-three farewelled

Friends and family farewell one of the men killed in a south Auckland pawn shop at the weekend.

Trial over storage fire

Jogger beaten for phone

'Make Maori compulsory'

 Maori language week Mana wants Maori made compulsory in all schools and more funding for Maori immersion schools.

Cartoons 'negative, insulting'

MP Louisa Wall is appalled the Human Rights Commission has not upheld a single complaint under its race relations section.

Top 10 Gerry Brownlee gaffes

Nats claim superior broadband

A case of second-term-itis?

A contrite Gerry Brownlee must have skated very close to losing his job after his breach of airline security.

Students free to drink on campus

Canterbury University Canterbury University is likely to be exempted from a bylaw banning alcohol consumption in the area.

Greens: Put solar panels in schools

The Green Party wants to spend $20m putting solar panels into 500 schools over three years.

'Opting in' for bible class

Cafe culture at school

Moving mountains for school

Auckland Museum has given a 5 metre by 2m 3D version of Everest to Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.

Glass slivers prompt medicine recall

Jackie Hamilton Eagle-eyed pharmacist spotted a shard of glass in a bottle of medicine, sparking national recall.

Auckland's disease hotspots found

Westies and North Shore residents are being struck down with more diseases than other Aucklanders.

How bad is this flu season?

Mayors pushed for legal high ban

'I had it all. Then it happened'

I was a 20-a-day smoker, ate lots of fry ups and was living life to the full. But I didn't want to die.

Seeds rendered worthless

Carrots in flower for seed Some Canterbury farmers are facing big losses after bad weather ruined their seed crops.

Export suspension lifted

Alliance Group's Pukeuri plant has been given the green light to resume exports to China.

Sheep placenta beauty treatment

Sharing produces rewards

Bees knees

Teenage beekeeping brothers Matthew and Daniel Mason have grown their business to 100 hives in five years.

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