St Bede duo miss nationals

ST BEDE'S ROWERS: Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell

6:11 AM  Two high school rowers whose parents sought an injunction against their school have missed out on national trials.

Passerby finds dead biker

NZ police car, generic police

5 min ago  A passerby has discovered a dead man and his motorcycle in a ditch north of Whangarei.

Kiwi nurse's Ebola scare

Gore nurse Bronni McBain has returned from working with ebola patients in Sierra Leone.

5:00 AM  A day after working in an Ebola redzone nurse Bronni McBain was on her way back home to Gore.

WoW winner's fight

Fight for life: Wellingtonian Claire Prebble is seeking every option out there to fight the melanoma her doctors say is incurable.

6:14 AM  Doctors tell designer Claire Prebble there is no cure for the aggressive melanoma in her leg - not surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy.

Inmate education funds rise

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L-R:  Prison manager Ann Abraham listens to a prisoner in the library.
The Arohata Women's Prison in Tawa, Wellington.  Feature on women's prison by Shane Cowlishaw for DOMINION POST.

5:00 AM  Taxpayers are about to pump an extra $5 million a year into educating criminals.

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crime

Charges laid over racist rant video

Valley flyer racist rant

Hutt Valley police have arrested and charged a man over a racist rant incident filmed by a bus passenger.

Grindr attacks in Auckland

Violent serial attacker preying on victims he met through gay dating app Grindr, police say.

Driver 'should have known better'

Few answers after cell death

politics

PM defends Northland campaign

Prime minister John Key answering questions over the SkyCity deal in New Plymouth.

Prime Minister John Key admits National has been delivered a message by Northland.

'Cyclone Winston' hits video

Even Winston Peters' supporters weren't expecting the scale of his victory.

Winston Peters

Northland: The day after video

It's just after 8.30am and Northland's new MP, Winston Peters, is at Russell's picturesque waterfront.

education

St Bede duo miss nationals

ST BEDE'S ROWERS: Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell

6:11 AM  Two high school rowers whose parents sought an injunction against their school have missed out on national trials.

School water under the pump

Potentially unsafe water supplies are being pumped into schools, a filter company says.

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L-R:  Prison manager Ann Abraham listens to a prisoner in the library.
The Arohata Women's Prison in Tawa, Wellington.  Feature on women's prison by Shane Cowlishaw for DOMINION POST.

Funding boost for inmate education

5:00 AM  Taxpayers are about to pump an extra $5 million a year into educating criminals.

health

WoW winner's fight

Fight for life: Wellingtonian Claire Prebble is seeking every option out there to fight the melanoma her doctors say is incurable.

6:14 AM  Designer Claire Prebble has been told by doctors there is no cure for the aggressive melanoma in her leg - not surgery, not radiation, not chemotherapy.

Kiwi nurse's Ebola scare

5:00 AM  A day after working in an Ebola redzone nurse Bronni McBain was on her way back home to Gore.

Many survivors of child abuse wait 30 years or more before seeking support.

$8m for victims in state care

5:00 AM  More than $8 million has been paid out to people who say they were abused while in state care.

farming

Kiwifruit heads off to Japan

kiwifruit

5:00 AM  First of the new season's kiwifruit has set sail for Japan, with Zespri predicting volumes will be back to pre-Psa levels this year.

Big dry a haphazard blight

The unfairness of drought has some hit home for some Canterbury farmers.

Dairy Women's Network Invercargill regional group convenor Katrina Thomas on her Wreys Bush farm.

'Timely' dairy workshop

5:00 AM  Southland's female dairy farmers to discuss how to plan for the future.

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