Jo Russell, of Otorohanga Zoological Society, in Rotary Park where the virtual moa is being brought to life.

Virtual moa on the move

A propotype project to create a roaming 3D digital moa is taking shape in Otorohanga.

Mum's nightmare

On a frosty morning, Biddy Poole thought her boy was dead and a mother's worst nightmare had come true.

Crushed between trucks

6:19am Man in critical condition in hospital after being crushed between two trucks near Auckland airport.

Girl wounded in home invasion

19 min ago Teen girl hospitalised with gunshot wounds to her arm after home invasion by masked intruders in Thames.

'Riots' claim over flouride

Petone residents would "riot on the street" if fluoride were added to tap water, says chairman.

Accountant imprisoned for theft

Prison Keeping his family in the lifestyle they had become accustomed to has landed Twizel man Peter Blacklaws in prison.

Slide into crime abruptly arrested

A couple of hours trapped in grime ended Porou Wrathall's career in crime.

Good samaritan saves the day

Prison crusade comes to end

Key refuses to gift Craig a seat

Colin Craig Winston Peters is the big winner after John Key announces which parties he could work with.

MP facing scrutiny over records

NZ First MP's under scrutiny in investigation into accessing criminal records.

Brain fade or abuse of power?

'Rebuild behind schedule'

Key coup de grace for Craig

With opinion polls placing National well clear of 50 per cent, Key judged he needn't risk having Colin Craig on board.

Teen keen to unlock dyslexics' potential

Matthew Strawbridge Matthew Strawbridge has started a website showing young dyslexics the strategies he used to cope at school.

Four schools for $200m by 2018

To companies remain in contention to build four schools for $200 million before 2018.

Massey link to key diabetes research

Bus crash: One remains in hospital

Vanuatu volunteer 'rewarded'

The Vanuatu village where Emma Hyde spent her school holidays volunteering was crowded with barefoot children.

Warning of crisis in mental health

Hospital bed More money urgently needed to avoid a looming mental health crisis, says CDHB boss.

15 falls in 15 months

A report into a Waikato rest home where a resident allegedly suffered repeated falls has been embargoed as confidential.

Pharmacists get piercing exemption

Survey: Cannabis use declined

Life's a pain for teen

ACC says it won't pay for surgery to help a teen in constant pain from a rugby injury.

Experience needed

Telford Farm students Ihaka Ngapera and Jordan Olsen sharpen up their shearing skills in the woolshed. New survey of farmers suggests a shortage of skilled workers affects all sectors of agriculture.

Judge's order stopped milking

Tjames farming company hit with $47,000 fine and ordered to stop milking until it fixed the overflowing effluent system.

Happy bull happy semen

Dairying less dirty

Payout cut expected

Fonterra farmers are bracing themselves for a $1 cut to the new season's forecast.

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