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Concerns for mum and son

Hutt Valley police are seeking a man who may be holding a woman and their young son at gunpoint.

Girl shot during home invasion

Three armed men burst into a Thames house this evening, shooting a teenaged girl, police say. 

Driver escapes through school

Police abandon chase, but later track car down to find axe, LSD and methamphetamine in it.

Car crashes keep services busy

Auckland emergency services dealt with a car on railway tracks, a person trapped in a crashed car, and a motorway smash.

'Home invader' critical

Family fight back in alleged home invasion, taking the man's hammer and putting him in hospital.

Survey: Cannabis use declined

Legal high Survey finds "surprising decline" in marijuana use, possibly due to emergence of "legal highs".

Jail for $400k theft

Former bank employee who stole $400,000 is jailed for two years and seven months.

Judge chuckles at chippie burglar

Teen sex assault investigated

PM reveals deals

john key John Key confirms electorate deals with ACT in Epsom and United Future in Ohariu. | Speculation squashed

Key squashes speculation

So, the "dirty deals" have been done, relatively dirt cheap, and it looks like it may be bye-bye to Colin Craig's chances of being an MP this year.

Cliff Curtis supports Mana

Conservative Party logo rejected

Note to MPs: Stay clothed

MP Nick Smith, threatening a selfie in his togs, defends his comment about voters shunning fat politicians, but he may be right.

Four schools for $200m by 2018

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

Massey link to key diabetes research

Research project led by Massey University professor could identify indicators of diabetes risk.

Bus crash: One remains in hospital

Green light for $70m campus

Vanuatu volunteer 'rewarded'

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

Pharmacists get piercing exemption

Ear Auckland pharmacists would no longer have to hold a licence to pierce customers’ ears if a proposed amendment to the council’s health bylaw is approved. 

Cancer 'niggle' nearly missed

If I hadn't listened to my gut instinct, I doubt I would have reached my recent 40th birthday milestone.

Family on constant vigil

Skin cancer epidemic

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.

Happy bull happy semen

Semen collecting Working with penises, semen and testicles is no laughing matter but a sense of humour is essential.

Milk price cloud 'will lift'

Dairy farmers take heart - Chinese demand and dairy prices will bounce back towards the end of the year.

Farmers save energy, water

James had heavenly help

Dairying less dirty

Fewer dairy farmers have been prosecuted for dirty dairying this year than previously.

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