Sex trade links to charity trust

Veronica Stuart

16 min ago  A Press investigation has exposed links between the sex industry and a charity for vulnerable youth.

Greens set for run-off

Greens co-leader Russel Norman made his resignation announcement with Metiria Turei  at his side.

Green Party is to embark on a primary-style leadership run-off, after resignation of co-leader Russel Norman.

'Control officer' steals dog

The stuffed Doberman that was listed for sale on eBay.

Two men could be working together to impersonate animal control officers and steal dogs.

Serious incident in Stratford

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Taranaki police have been dealing with a serious incident at a Stratford property.

Midwives 'need more training'

Casey Nathan

Coroner says newly graduated midwives should not go straight into working without oversight.

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crime

'Animal control officer' steals dog

The stuffed Doberman that was listed for sale on eBay.

Two men could be working together to impersonate animal control officers and steal dogs.

Serious incident in Stratford

Taranaki police have been dealing with a serious incident at a Stratford property.

'Enough evidence' for trial

Teen in court over Waikanae assault

politics

Greens set for leadership run-off

Greens co-leader Russel Norman made his resignation announcement with Metiria Turei  at his side.

The Green Party is to embark on a primary-style leadership run-off, after the shock resignation of co-leader Russel Norman.

Russel Norman to step down gallery video

Russel Norman will stand down as co-leader of the Green Party in May, citing family reasons.

AMBITIOUS: Russel Norman would have liked to be in Government.

Editorial: Norman can be proud

OPINION: Russel Norman - an unknown when he took over after Rod Donald's death - will be missed.

education

Principals quit in big numbers

NOT SURPRISED: Principals' Federation president Denise Torrey.

School principals are leaving the profession in droves, with parents' expectations and a lack of support blamed.

Security a priority

Security alarms, self-defence classes and security checks are some some of the ideas put to tertiary students to help keep them safe.

Arts-based degrees force you to broaden your mind, before the world around you tries to stitch it closed again.

New international students strategy

Moves are afoot to strengthen Manawatu's international education scene.

health

'Silent killer' took daughter swiftly

TRAGEDY: Courtenay Rushton died of died of suspected meningococcal disease a year ago.

After losing their daughter, two parents want other families to be aware of how deadly meningococcal disease can be.

Coroner slams care

Potentially avoidable problems led to the deaths of Casey Nathan and baby Kymani. 

Casey Nathan

Midwives 'need more training'

Newly graduated midwives should not go straight into working without oversight, coroner says.

farming

Messy block goes native

Central Canterbury farmers Francie and Roger Taylor have
replaced gorse and old pines with native plantings.

Roger and Francie Taylor knew a lot of hands-on work would be required to turnaround a rough Canterbury block.

Quality young sheep sought

Sheep farmers are feeling optimistic enough to spend strongly on young stock, agent Kevin Rowe says.

Louisa McClintock, 17, makes the winning bid on a line of two tooth romney ewes at the Hawarden crossbred sheep sale.

Teen bidder gets it done

Determined 17-year-old holds her nerve to help to set the prices at a Canterbury sheep sale.

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