Melrose House Cafe

Overwhelmed by generosity

Cafe operator overwhelmed by community's generosity in helping her raise $10,000 in just 48 hours.

Shot fired in Thames

Police have arrested two men after a gun was fired in a residential area of Thames. 

Daylight sex attack

Police are investigating a violent daylight sexual attack at Waikato University this morning.

Labour: We'll axe the tax

Labour announces it'll axe secondary tax for workers with two or more jobs - but National says it's already implementing the policy.

Flight cost outrage

Woman calls for more competition on regional flights after she forked out $1352 to fly to Dunedin.

New details in $1.5m fraud probe

Police Dunedin council scrambles to regain ratepayer confidence after releasing further details of alleged fraud involving 152 vehicles.

Robber's getaway on scooter

Woman robs store and Subway outlet before fleeing on child's scooter, police say.

'I was duped'

'Dob in repeat drink-drivers'

Arson motive believed political

Car hoardings Dirty politics have become dangerous politics after a Conservative candidate's hoardings were set on fire.

Clearing the chaos

Kiwis want MPs who have experience bringing order to chaos – such as doctors, poll says. | Poll results

Cunliffe apologises again

A long week in politics

Littered with landmines

Hacked emails. Dirty politics. Burning effigies. Inquiries and investigations. Welcome to campaign 2014.

Complaint over wandering toddler

preschool An official complaint is before the Ministry of Education after a child wandered away from a Dunedin centre undetected.

Silence on board's resignation

Parents of children at a Waikato school are demanding answers about why a commissioner has been brought in.

Teacher's rejection 'disappointing'

Refugee kids need wheels

PPTA reaches interim agreement

Secondary school teachers reach interim agreement over Government's education policy after primary colleagues reject it.

Cancer talk etiquette

cancer It's hard to know what to say to a cancer patient. Lauren Wepa is writing a how-to guide about it.

Allergy sufferers beware

Health officials say allergy sufferers need to start preparing for pollen season.

Young fear dementia too

No risks from fluoride

In tsunami zone

Middlemore Hospital lies within a tsunami evacuation zone, but officials say they are prepared for disaster.

Meat price may disappoint

Lamb carcases. Sheep and beef farmers warming their hands in advance of better sheepmeat prices have been warned they might be disappointed.

Smart switch could save lives

The scientific smarts of a young Southlander could save lives on farms.

Mild winter kick starting season

Scallop harvest reduced

Rare herd for sale

Colin Lyon hopes someone with the same passion as him will take on his rare Swiss breed of beef cattle to bigger things.

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