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P house costs renovators

A couple are $25,000 out of pocket after decontaminating their home which was once used as a p-lab.

Police assault man remanded

12:38pm A man charged with assaulting police officer has been remanded in custody over Easter.

Inside the politics of pot

Most users of cannabis would not use more if the drug became legal, survey reveals.

22 breaches of protection order

A Manawatu man has been sent to prison for attacks on partner.

Sex offender to be removed

A high-risk paedophile will be moved from a Palmerston North suburb after community concern.

Man in Manawatu grabs girl, 11

Police Kids are being urged to keep safe after an attack on an 11-year-old girl outside a dairy.

Warrant out for fugitive

The man named as Taranaki's most wanted is again on the run.

Finding solace in helping others

Deaths came 'out of the blue'

Sales a case of opportunity lost

Sharemarket After all the angst, National has effectively put any major sales of state-owned companies on ice for a generation.

Dunne: No conflict in son's job

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says there is no conflict in his son working for the legal-high industry.

Labour backs 'subbies'

English upbeat on Genesis

Critics slam Labour truck proposal

Labour's plan to ban trucks from fast lanes and make it cheaper to own some vehicles gets mixed reaction.

Thanks for the memories

Kate and George So Wills, Kate and George are gone, leaving us only with memories. Here are the best bits.

Gifts and gushing fans

A modern Beatlemania gripped Wellington as William and Catherine greeted thousands of near-hysterical fans.

Royal tour: Winners and losers

We're hard-core royal fans

Royals a treat

Tour has made William and Kate into New Zealand's favourite family friends.

Mentor approach raises questions

Classroom, students, pupils, teaching, school The Government has a lot of work to do to convince teachers its new I scheme is a magic bullet, writes NZEI National Secretary Paul Goulter.

Swimmer dips her toe in business world

Olympic swimmer Amaka Gessler is climbing out of the pool and into the business world.

Classes preserve Hindi

Umaga encourages kids to set goals

Marc Ellis makes a leap

Former student Marc Ellis has returned to Wellesley College to celebrate its centenary.

Hospital bug prompts warning

Hospital corridor, generic A gastro-bug has struck around 10 Waikato Hospital staff over the past week.

Family puts brave face on battle

A potentially life-saving operation for a Lower Hutt toddler has been called off, leaving no more treatment options.

Life finally free of seizures

Mayors want legal highs banned

Firefighters seek medical help

Five more firefighters have sought medical treatment after fighting one of the largest fires in Southland this week. 

Moths, beetles rid farm of ragwort

A ragwort plume moth. Once covered in ragwort, a Manawatu farm is now almost free of the stock-threatening weed thanks to the introduction of moths and beetles.

Farmers urged to seek help

Mental illness among farmers is like grass staggers a top agricultural communicator claims.

Sustainable farming gets $9.9m

Farming inquiry call

Killing the evil weevil

Scientists suck up nearly 500,000 wasps from Canterbury paddocks to fight a clover root weevil infestation on Southland farms.

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