Hannah Capil

Illness spurs teen to fundraise

When teenagers talk about going to the theatre on their birthday, they usually mean the cinema.

Rattled awake by quake

7:37am A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.5 quake was felt around much of the North Island early this morning.

Dramatic crash sparks seatbelt call

Seatbelts could have prevented school bus crash where two people were flung on the road and nearly run over, mum says.

Two flee fiery car crash

17 min ago Two people thought to have run after car bursts into flames during multiple-vehicle crash.

From storm to sun

7:07am The cold, wind and rain of yesterday should be just a bad memory for most of the country today.

Jail for jewellery heist offender

An Auckland man jailed for stealing about $200,000 worth of jewellery from a Cambridge store was on parole at the time of the heist.

Woman tells of abuse

A woman in CYF care as a child has told a court she endured years of abuse from foster parents.

Armed trio hold up shop

Morris murder-accused named

Labour's debrief likely to be brutal

David Cunliffe Labour MPs are heading into an explosive showdown this morning at their first post-election caucus meeting.

Brakes come off RMA reform

The National Party is about to step on the gas to drive through their RMA reforms.

Election blights leave bill

Labour faces huge challenge

Flag debate ahead

Prime Minister John Key has started laying out his third term agenda, including a vote on changing the flag next year.

School zone 'apartheid'

school generic Up to $250k being added to value of homes in "good school" zones to limit access to disadvantaged.

School lunches 'harm kids'

Our school canteens are still selling foods high in saturated fat, sugar and sodium.

Min Ed's big move

St Mary's is a family tradition

Words of inspiration for students

Jack Tame, TVNZ's United States correspondent, is back in the country and has urged CPIT students to make the most of their education.

Folic acid movement loses ground

Loaf of bread Experts accuse bakers of "failing miserably" to get more folic acid into bread.

GP's melanoma miss criticised

A GP who failed to check up on a woman's suspected melanoma has been found to have breached professional standards.

Nightmare birth scared woman

NZ gets air ambulance jet

Illness spurs teen to fundraise

When teenagers talk about going to the theatre on their birthday, they usually mean the cinema.

RMA reform hailed

The lambs of downcountry rams are being tested to see if their sires perform on hill country farms where most sheep are found. Federated Farmers describe National's election victory as a mandate for reform of the Resource Management Act.

Synlait widens export base

Milk products manufacturer Synlait Milk is ramping up its export channels into China.

Poachers found far from home

Farmer's hand minced in machine

Dairy drop 'catastrophic'

Farmers and the wider agricultural industry are bracing for another deep cut to this season's dairy forecast.