Shot man claimed to have gun gallery video

David Cerven called 111 and asked for police on Sunday night, who arrived at Myers Park and began to talk to him.

15 min ago  Police have shot dead a man, who was wanted for three armed robberies in a week, as he advanced on them claiming to have a gun.

Serious dog bites on the rise

"Our most innocent members of society, our children, are suffering horrible, unimaginable terror."

8:47 AM  An average of two people a day need to be hospitalised after being bitten by dogs, research shows.

Gut instinct TPP will pass - PM

Prime Minister John Key said New Zealand was fighting its corner over TPPA negotiations.

8:14 AM  John Key "disappointed" but not surprised that free-trade deals ground to a halt in Hawaii.

Burglary spree hits Taranaki

Several burglaries were reported to Taranaki police at the weekend.

19 min ago  A New Plymouth couple came face to face with a burglar in their home at the weekend.

Cops deal with young, drunk

Police announced last week all frontline officers are to be armed with Tasers.

Young, drunk and violent people account for more than half of all suspects dealt with by force from police.

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crime

Man shot by police claimed to have gun gallery video

David Cerven called 111 and asked for police on Sunday night, who arrived at Myers Park and began to talk to him.

13 min ago  Police have shot dead a man, who was wanted for three armed robberies in a week, as he advanced on them claiming to have a gun.

Burglary spree hits Taranaki

16 min ago  A New Plymouth couple came face to face with a burglar in their home at the weekend.

Cops take aim at young and drunk

Govt has 'obligation' to help refugee

politics

Gut instinct is TPP will pass - Key

Prime Minister John Key said New Zealand was fighting its corner over TPPA negotiations.

8:14 AM  Prime Minister is disappointed but not surprised that free-trade deal ground to a halt in Hawaii.

Peters launches into race row

OPINION: Winston Peteres suggests being Polynesian makes Sam Lotu-Iiga qualified to run prisons.

Prime Minister John Key said he thinks a month of Maori language would dilute the intensity a week brings.

'I did not say that' - John Key

8:53 AM  The Prime Minister disputes a teenager's claims that he said a Maori language month would be "boring".

education

School roll growth 'uncharted territory'

Glendowie College principal Richard Dykes knows some significant developments will be needed to cater for future role growth.

8:32 AM  The property market is not the only sector that's booming in Auckland, school age population is increasing dramatically and educators are feeling the pressure.

Why juries need to know

OPINION: Justice may be blind, but justice is not well-served by blindfolding our jurors as well.

The newly announced founding principal of Christchurch's yet-to-open Rolleston College, Steve Saville.

New Rolleston College has found its founding principal

A known ''educational innovator'' has been handed the reins of the yet-to-be-opened Rolleston College.

health

Serious dog bites on the rise

"Our most innocent members of society, our children, are suffering horrible, unimaginable terror."

8:47 AM  An average of two people a day need to be hospitalised after being bitten by dogs, research shows.

Health worker sacked for refusing to comply with board policy

One Waikato District Health Board worker has been sacked and a "number" of others suspended for not complying with the board's flu jab policy.

17062015 Newsphoto. SIMON MAUDE/Fairfax NZ. Relationships Aotearoa former offices, Mary Thomas Centre, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland. 17-NST-relationshipsA.

Patient files caught up in dispute

A dispute between a landlord and liquidators of Relationships Aotearoa prevented patient files being handed over.

Women of Influence

Spreading a love of knowledge

Work hard and never give up - look at the next mountain, advises Dame Wendy Pye.

Dame Wendy Pye is the founder of one of the world's most successful education export companies.

A woman's voice in science

Distinguished professor Margaret Brimble won the Women of Influence in science and innovation award in 2014.

Gibbs said technology was an extraordinary gift, and much good had come from it.

'Technology is the biggest story' video

Time editor Nancy Gibbs believes technology is the biggest story in this "golden age of journalism".

farming

Rough week ahead for dairying

The cows are still being milked but it's a tough time out there for dairy farmers.

Double whammy for dairy expected with a GDT auction and Fonterra's milk price outlook due.

Water on the move

Water now flowing through the canals and pipelines of a giant $172m Canterbury irrigation scheme.

A honey bee collecting pollen.

Bee colony collapse fears

Unexplained bee losses raise fears of colony collapse disorder in New Zealand.

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