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Dylan Byers

When tantrums become a disorder

Dylan Byers has spent much of his short life screaming in rage at his family.

Woman rescued from river

Police constable is being hailed for rescuing a woman who jumped off a bridge into the Waikato River.

Man allegedly burned himself

Police are investigating after a man allegedly set himself alight at a Tauranga petrol station.

Man hits neighbour with golf club

Real estate agent breaks neighbour's wrist with a golf club after ongoing 'issues' between them.

10 reasons to vote

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Woman sentenced for scissor attack

Judge, court, gavel, justice A Timaru woman who attacked her friend with scissors has been sentenced to eight months' home detention.

Drink-driver ignored bail terms

A man caught drink-driving three times within four months had been on bail with conditions not to drink alcohol or drive.

Fourth time drink driver caught

Drink-driving numbers tumble

Live: National claims a victory for Kiwis

Election day National leader John Key says his party's victory today is "fantastic for the country" and New Zealanders didn't want people interfering with their election, in reference to the Dirty Politics saga.

Massive swing for Nats

John Key says New Zealand voted on issues and ignored the distractions of the last few weeks.

National back, stronger than ever

Gloom for Labour, joy for MPs

Live: The last hurrah

Selfies, silliness and the occasional protest - all the action from the final hours of the election campaign.

Words of inspiration for students

Jack Tame Jack Tame, TVNZ's United States correspondent, is back in the country and has urged CPIT students to make the most of their education.

School lunches 'harm kids'

Our school canteens are still selling foods high in saturated fat, sugar and sodium.

Min Ed's big move

'I'm sick of kids failing'

St Mary's is a family tradition

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

Rotavirus hits childcare centres

preschool Rotavirus outbreak prompts health officials to urge parents to keep sickly children at home.

Brenda weighs 200kg - 'It's horrible'

Brenda Warren has embarked on a 700-day journey to enable her to sit in a chair without feeling shame.

NZ not immune to Ebola

Quit smoking rewards 'insulting'

Making memories every day

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

Swede risk creates planting dilemma

Cows graze on swedes Farmers are receiving mixed signals about selling the HT swede variety, which has been linked to the illness and deaths of hundreds of cows.

GM on the agenda

Kiwi farming couple attending Global Farmer Roundtable that will focus on the challenge of feeding another two billion people.

Synlait focused on future

Beef prices tipped to rise

Money's not everything

Surveys suggest farmers are not money hungry and lean more toward environmental stewardship than making big profits.