Mike Hosking

TVNZ political standoff

Labour in standoff with TVNZ over plans to use Mike Hosking to moderate leaders' debates.

One dead in fatal crash

A teenage driver has died after a head-on car crash in the Tararua district overnight.

Teen 'critical' after fall

16 min ago An Australian teenager is in a critical condition after falling off a hotel roof in Queenstown.

'Sexts' sent to girl

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for sending sex texts to an underage girl.

Spotlight hunters guilty

Illegal hunters who shone a spotlight on horrified DOC workers while hunting are convicted.

Cissy Chen trial delayed

Cissy Chen The partner of Auckland woman Cissy Chen has had his trial for her murder deferred until next year.

Man lost eye after assault

A South Canterbury man had to have his right eye surgically removed after he was punched in the face.

Appeal over King's son

Man breached protection order

Beehive Live: July 24

Graeme Wheeler Another day, another set of valedictory speeches. And, the Reserve Bank decision: to hike, or not to hike?

Voter enrolment rates dip

Voter enrolment is declining in almost every electorate, despite the general election being just two months away.

Quake workers paid?

David Cunliffe's nightmare

Dotcom kicks off Party party

Jess McAllen partied at the Internet Party's party last night. Was she inspired to vote?

Cafe culture at school

Wellington college cafe Wellington College students won't be falling asleep, now the school has a coffee shop.

'Opting in' for bible class

Schools are choosing an ''opt in'' system for religious education to avoid a parent backlash.

Boys strive to stand out

Group calls for action on poverty

Moving mountains for school

Auckland Museum has given a 5 metre by 2m 3D version of Everest to Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.

Glass slivers prompt medicine recall

Jackie Hamilton Eagle-eyed pharmacist spotted a shard of glass in a bottle of medicine, sparking national recall.

Auckland's disease hotspots found

Westies and North Shore residents are being struck down with more diseases than other Aucklanders.

How bad is this flu season?

Mayors pushed for legal high ban

'I had it all. Then it happened'

I was a 20-a-day smoker, ate lots of fry ups and was living life to the full. But I didn't want to die.

Seeds rendered worthless

Carrots in flower for seed Some Canterbury farmers are facing big losses after bad weather ruined their seed crops.

Sharing produces rewards

A new type of farming sees members pay upfront for a year's worth of produce, accepting whatever the land provides.

Take worries away from clifftops

UK union 'should stop bleating'

Bees knees

Teenage beekeeping brothers Matthew and Daniel Mason have grown their business to 100 hives in five years.

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