Kelleigh Burkett with Holly, 7, left, Charli, 5.

Patient seeks hope in trial

NZer to take part in Australian drug trial in the hope that if her cancer is passed on to her daughters, there could be viable treatment.

Schools allay prizes doubts

5:00am Are school prizegivings fair? A researcher says no – it can depend on who you know.

Police face strain

5:00am Just 13 per cent of burglaries are solved in a year and a senior detective warns the force is ‘stretched to the absolute limit'.

Where is my father?

5:00am In August 2008 Vietnamese man Do Trieu went on holiday with his girlfriend. His mystified family has never seen him again.

An aunty's sacrifice

5:00am Surrogacy in NZ is extremely rare, and among families rarer still. But for one sister it was obvious.

Police net large drug haul

Police Drugs with an estimated value of $750,000 and $150,000 in cash seized by Rotorua police.

More thefts from safe

Confusion remains over how seized drugs were stolen from a police evidence safe. 

Ex-racing official pleads guilty

Diplomat heads to NZ

Today in politics

Winston Peters Labour leadership candidate David Parker seems to have set his sights on a longer horizon than his rival.

Progress after confronting PM

An end to a woman's quake-damaged home woes is in sight after she approached the prime minister.

Live chat review: Andrew Little

Beehive Live: It's Friday

No regrets from Peters

Long considered one of Parliament’s snazzier dressers, there is one style Winston Peters has never found becoming – the hair shirt.

Tokoroa police probe bullying

Violence Police investigate after a teen repeatedly targeted by bullies suffered a fractured skull.

Moa extinction rapid - study

The moa was doomed the moment humans landed in NZ, new research suggests.

Principal faces inquiry

Lego robots set pace

Killer loan living costs

While I don't feel like I missed out on much while I was studying at university, I most certainly am now.

Questions after daughter's death

Suzee McEwan A mother harnesses anger she feels over daughter's death to drive change in health sector.

Amy's mini-marathon challenge

Seven-year-old Amy Ross is a girl on a mission. And she's not letting cystic fibrosis slow her down.

Coconut oil 'a health hazard'

Drunks put kids at risk

NZ 'ready if Ebola strikes'

Risk of the disease reaching NZ is remote, but we should be prepared for the worst, minister says.

Menus for cows?

Dairy cow A trial under way in South Taranaki is looking at whether it's worth giving measured amounts of feed to individual cows.

Droving bylaw fight

Council asked to ''get out of farmers' hair'' over bylaw proposal that will require permits for the frequent movement of livestock.

Fieldays thinks big

7km whey spill

Water storage feasibility study

Greater Wellington Regional Council will spend $4m on the feasibility stage of its Wairarapa water storage proposals.

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