Bruce Cochrane

Fire victim 'much loved'

A man killed in a fire near Wanaka was a paraplegic who had "knuckled down" after an accident years ago.

One dead in Whangarei crash

At least one person is dead following  a three-car crash north of Whangarei.

PM stands firm on spy briefing

Key says he was on holiday at the time it's claimed he was told about release of SIS papers.

Drugs in driver's system

Man driving truck that had been tampered with when he fell asleep and caused a deadly, fiery crash.

Maori honours launched

The Maori King Tuheitia has launched an annual Kingitanga honour system to celebrate the efforts of Maori in the community.

Arrest over bank robbery

Tawa robbery A 42-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow charged with a hold-up of the Tawa BNZ branch.

Maori King defends son's treatment

Maori King Tuheitia says thousands of Pakeha students get off without conviction every week.

Masked man with gun

Banks mud-slinger appears in court

Party for Kiwi expats denied

beehive parliament The proposed new NZ party would have lobbied for access to social services on behalf of Kiwis living in Australia.

Crims fund drug screening lab

The country's first drug screening laboratory at the border has been paid for by criminals.

Labour targets Otago

Beehive Live: Who knew what?

National strong in latest poll

The latest Roy Morgan poll shows National up and a resurgence from NZ First.

Teachers vote no

A teacher writes on a blackboard Thousands of teachers have overwhelmingly rejected the Government's $359 million education policy.

Social inequality worsens

The gap in social equality between European people and Maori and Pacific people is worsening, study shows.

Toddler vigilance urged

School tech services up for review

Adams aims high at college

Rising basketball star Steven Adams is determined to give another kid the same opportunities he had.

$9.2m boost for ambulance services

St John's Ambulance Ambulance services will be able to recruit more staff after receiving a $9.2m boost from ACC.

PSA withdraws strike notices

Mediation sees potential pre-election action by 12,000 health workers taken off the table.

Social inequality worsens

A tragedy 'waiting to happen'

Answers in letting kids talk

Mike King believes NZ's biggest mistake about suicide is ignoring those who have the solution.

Being self sufficient

Pig on a lifestyle farm It is a long way from New York to Marton, but Max Varney is pleased he made the journey.

Leptospirosis widespread

Doctors can be slow to recognise the disease leptospirosis, especially those in cities, but doctors working near meat plants have more awareness.

River quality raises passions

China needs more NZ milk

No more rules

Education, not regulation, is the key to good environmental outcomes, a group of farmers say.