Jignal Bhagvandas

Culturing better health

A trainee doctor wanted to help her dad get fit, so she started a Bollywood-infused aerobics class.

Arrest after drug bust

Thousands of dollars crystal methamphetamine was found at a Richmond home after police executed a search warrant.

Shooter breaks vow to victim's mum

5:00am The deer hunter who shot a hunter dead has revealed he has been trying to get his licence back.

Mobster avoids indefinite jail

5:00am A gang member with a history of violence has avoided a sentence of preventive detention.

Seven-year dispute over body

5:00am Despite a court order, nobody seems to know what to do about the body of James Takamore.

'Horrific' dog attack

Anthony John Howard A preschooler spent four days in hospital with wounds inflicted by a dog of a ''notorious'' breed.

Men beaten in 'unprovoked attack'

A number of men seen outside a Hamilton restaurant may hold clues to an attack that left three young men with serious injuries.

Trio beaten in 'unprovoked attack'

Burglar deported to NZ

Nats down, Labour up

David Cunliffe and John Key John Key and David Cunliffe could be in a race to reach Winston Peters on Saturday night.

Craig demands answers

Conservative leader wants answers over why his chief press secretary quit publicly two days before election.

Time to muzzle social views

On the road with Key

Coalition line-ups

Will it be the status quo or a new broom? Fairfax looks at possible coalition line-ups.

St Mary's is a family tradition

Catherine and Sarah Poulter Seven generations of women from Sarah Poulter's family have attended St Mary's College over the last 150 years.

Education a hot election topic

Education has been a hot topic this election but how do policies actually affect Joe and Junior Bloggs?

Poor uni rankings

'Zombies' spark cyber challenge

'I'm sick of kids failing'

Opening a school in Mangere is a "strategic decision" that will help Maori achievement, Willie Jackson says.

Making memories every day

Ataahua McFarlane Ataahua was developing like most toddlers her age when one day she suddenly stopped talking.

Woman given pills 10 times dose

An elderly woman was given 10 times dose of sleeping pills in error by a nurse, court hears.

Animal tests 'key' to brain cures

'Beard of Awesome' nears end

Linking dementia and diet

A Wellington doctoral student's personal heartbreak is driving her research into the effects of diet on dementia.

Sour milk price taste

Nick Barrett Former Fonterra shareholders' councillor feels betrayed by the co-operative's forecast milk price for last season.

More to honey than money

Manuka plantations could restore eroding hills and provide revenue.

Stopping the rot

'Cowboy' graziers criticised

Paperwork averted scam

A farming family has discovered the value of a signed contract over a handshake.