Darren Anderson

'Violated' by bizarre theft

Man with a terminal brain tumour is stressed by theft of wrought-iron gates from his family's home.

Bag snatch victim found

11:39am Victim of a mugging that landed her rescuer in hospital with a brain injury is to speak to police today about the attack.

Lawyers suggest lengthy trial

Lawyers say murder trial for boys accused of killing an Auckland man will take seven weeks.

Lame duck ripe for plucking

OPINION: Labour leader David Cunliffe has lost any moral authority over his MPs, who have thrown down the gauntlet, writes Tracy Watkins.

Final report due on flight paths

News on the controversial SMART flight trial is due later this year.

Early morning attack

Police Home invader threatens elderly man with a large knife and demands his car before fleeing with his wallet.

Doc flies fast to fine

New Plymouth doctor who was spotted speeding 18 times while driving to a work meeting has been convicted.

Family critical of sentence

Suspects pegged in rape case

Labour's battle of the Davids

David Parker David Parker keeps quiet as speculation of a rift with Labour leader David Cunliffe mounts.

Live: Labour's leadership stoush

Labour MP David Parker says he remains the party's deputy leader, while Mana's Hone Harawira says he got "ambushed" by John Campbell.

Child poverty on Key agenda

Data: Voting patterns linked to income

Out with the old, in with the new

John Key was greeted with a standing ovation on arrival at a bulging National Party caucus room.

Students starve to pay their bills

Students Hard-up students are scrimping on basic necessities due to shoe-string budgets, worrying student union leaders.

Too poor for NCEA

The cost of NCEA fees is forcing hundreds of Waikato students or their families to apply for financial assistance.

Ensoc students slated

'Tickle torture' teacher acquitted

Loopholes create school 'apartheid'

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

Queenstown could be 'medical mecca'

300 medic Queenstown could become an international mecca for regenerative medicine, with a Chinese delegation looking to open a complex.

Executive shuffle at Waikato DHB

Long-standing chief operating officer to shift into a newly created position at the end of Waikato Hospital's $500 million building project.

Folic acid movement loses ground

GP's melanoma miss criticised

Illness spurs teen to fundraise

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

Fonterra profit plunges

Fonterra Dairy giant takes a hit in the pocket and makes further cuts to its farmer milk payout forecast.

Caught in the act

ECan is investigating cattle grazing in Te Moana Gorge, near Geraldine, after photographic evidence emerged.

Swede feed weighed up

'Fighting fund' to dispute rentals

No shoddy handling in NZ

Kiwi shearer says NZ wool industry needs to show its humane treatment of sheep after mistreatment footage emerges overseas.