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Do not approach Henry Hughes

Henry Tori Hughes is wanted by police.

9:12 AM  A Mangakino man on the run from police should not be approached due to his volatile state - say police.

Burglars may have ingested poison

Burglars at a South Otago golf club may have ingested rat poison while breaking into a safe, police say.

Inmate can be interviewed in prison

Man accused of $400,000 fraud gets new trial date


PM in 'no real danger' in Iraq

Sandstorms and delays kept Prime Minister John Key in Iraq a day longer than scheduled.

Labour's David Shearer says the risk to John Key's visiting Kiwi troops was over played.

$600k flowers bill 'excessive'

A rose by any name is not that cheap, as government spending on flowers reveals.

Carl Worker, New Zealand's first counter-terrorism ambassador

Counter terror appointment

New Zealand has a new ambassador for counter-terrorism.


Parents who dream, best for kids

Liz Forde says her educational aspiration for her children (L-R) Tessa, Julia and Hamish is to get a degree.

Parents say they need more money to pay for kids' deduction - researchers say their support is more important.

Early childhood disquiet a wake-up call

New Zealand's early childhood education system came under friendly fire this week from its own teachers.

Rongo Wetere the founder of Te Wananga o Aotearoa has dropped the lawsuit against his old empire

Former wananga head drops lawsuit against old empire

Multi-million dollar lawsuit dropped against Te Wananga o Aotearoa .


Determined to make a difference gallery

Murray McLaren was the highest raising participant in Live Below the Line, raising over $10,000.

9:06 AM  An east Aucklander raised the most money in New Zealand for the Live Below the Line campaign.

'I'm sorry there's no heartbeat'

When Stacey Smith noticed reduced movement during pregnancy, she never considered her baby had died.

Breast cancer survivor Chany Nandu with her two dogs Jaffa, left and Suzie.

'Get them checked'

If you find a lump, get them checked, breast cancer survivor says.

Women of Influence

Women of Influence: The finalists video

Minister for Women, Louise Upston at the launch of Women of Influence 2015 at Westpac Bank in Wellington.

The finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015 have been announced. 

'Push out of your comfort zone'

Young corporate lawyer Althea Carbon is passionate about using digital innovation to help charities.

"I'd have every child in New Zealand growing up with the kind of opportunities I had, that would be brilliant," says Fran Wilde.

A very unplanned career

Former Wellington mayor and Labour MP Fran Wilde was the local and regional winner in 2013.


From biodiesel to food crop

About 50 growers supply Pure Oil with rapeseed, known for its distinctive bright yellow flower in spring.

A Canterbury company is turning NZ-grown oilseed rape into a high-quality food-grade oil.

More fruit fly finds likely 

A fruit fly infestation has cost more than $11.6m so far and the operation isn't over yet.

Farmers have their fingers crossed that the fair weather for lambing continues.

Fair weather lambing so far

North Canterbury farmers are wary fine weather may only be a temporary reprieve from drought.

Has the dog been put out?

Morepork lets you see what the dog gets up to when left alone. No, it's not a disco party.


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