Stephen Dudley

Decision stands in Dudley case

Family devastated as request for appeal in case of Stephen Dudley, who died in a schoolyard fight, is rejected.

Mayor quiet on rates rise

7:56pm Auckland mayor will not rule out rise on promised limit of 2.5pc average rates rise.

Auckland mum's photos go global

Beautiful photos of 4-year-old NZ girl born with one hand catch the attention of international media.

'Not drunk since that day'

Man who drank vodka while driving before smashing into pregnant driver sentenced to five months' home detention.

'Arrogant and biased'

Public needs to be protected from actions of EQC's top engineer, homeowner tells disciplinary committee.

Man 'head stomped' in Auckland

Police The vicious assailant pushed the man to the ground and stomped on his head, fracturing his eye socket.

Charges laid over shooting

A man has been charged after a Waikato police officer was shot in the foot.

Memorial money stolen

Jail term 'a warning'

Dirty Politics a win for Craig

Colin Craig Dirty Politics saga has pushed Conservatives within reach of Parliament, poll finds.

Williams demotion rankled

New Zealand First faced protests over its demotion of MP Andrew Williams, emails obtained by Stuff show.

Fair fares demanded

I got it wrong, Collins says

Homes 'still out of reach'

Couple at Labour housing talk say the party's policy still won't make home ownership easy.

School app saves time

Southwell School app Keeping up with the kids' school activities just got easier for some Hamilton parents thanks to a mobile phone app.

Frustration over school zones

Proposed school zones are again a concern, with parents in Auckland's eastern suburbs querying boundaries.

Scheme helps students 'crack' maths

Boost for sign language

Nose in running for design award

A student's easy way to print off a new nose is in the running for an international design award.

Mentally ill on streets

homeless More mentally ill people will be on the streets as a funding shake-up forces the closure of support services.

'I didn't know the danger'

A mum whose baby died in childbirth would've had C-section had she known he was in danger.

Cochlear implants open up the world

Teen keen to be a quitter

Baby Imogen's latest blow

This family say their newest family member has nine lives - and they're hoping they are right.

What goes on in a sheepdog's head?

sheepdog strap Researchers are using high technology and maths to work out how sheepdogs herd sheep.

Water feedback welcome

Northland dairy farmers may soon find they need to apply for resource consents to take water for stock.

Farmers' wage model 'unsustainable'

Farmer's perfume trick

Fonterra's China move

Dairy giant to spend $1.2 billion on a global partnership with a Chinese company and boosting production capacity here.