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crime

Blessie's killer loses name appeal

The man convicted of the rape and murder of Blessie Gotingco, in the dock during his trial.

11 min ago  The man found guilty of murdering Blessie Gotingco has lost a suppression appeal but remains a face without a name in the meantime.

Hunter convicted after dog ran off

3:08 PM  A dog is man's best friend, until it leads you on an illegal wild pig chase.

Teacher faces sex trial

Baby death probe continues

politics

Police broke search promise

Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager.

3:01 PM  Lawyer says officers broke pledge not to act on anything they found until their search warrant was tested in court.

More legal support for schools

Schools taken to court by angry parents will soon get more legal support.

Australian wages are expected to stall while the verdict on New Zealand wages is still out.

NZ wages outpace Australia's

3:58 PM  New Zealand's wages expected to rise as Australia's fall.

education

Schools to get more legal support

School boards will have better legal support for cases like the one involving St Bedes rowers Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell.

Schools taken to court by angry parents will soon get more legal support.

iPads affecting kids learning

Parents are concerned the use of iPads in classrooms is affecting their children's basic literacy skills.

ST BEDE'S ROWERS: Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell

St Bede's rowers speak out

St Bede's pupil says he "wasn't thinking" during airport incident that sparked a legal battle involving his parents and school.

health

Nurses sneeze at flu shots

Hutt Valley nurses have the lowest rate of taking flu jabs among medical staff with 51 per cent.

4:16 PM  Frontline nursing staff are lagging behind their medical peers when it comes to flu shots.

The flu season is nigh

The flu season is under way and the public has been warned it could be nasty.

Be.Accessible CEO Minnie Baragwanath

Let's Be.Accessible New Zealand

2:52 PM  New Zealand has an extraordinary history of leading social change movements.

Women of Influence

'It's a huge privilege'

"I think today women still have to make a decision about career and taking time out to have a family and how much time," says Jo-Anne Wilkinson.

Jo-anne Wilkinson was the joint winner of the Women of Influence 2014 award for Social Enterprise.

On being Women of Influence video

Some of our Women of Influence alumni on what being a Woman of Influence means to them.

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark, home from the United Nations to accept the Kea World Class New Zealander Supreme Award.

'I'm a role model for NZ women' video

Helen Clark's handshake is still cast iron strong; the self-confidence still supremely intact.

farming

Gay marriage hasn't hurt NZ trade

Australian Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce believes gay marriage could affect his country's trade with Asia.

New Zealand's trade with Asia has increased since same-sex marriage was legalised, rubbishing Aussie minister's claim.

Woman killed in farm accident

A 32-year-old woman has died after an incident on a Southland farm.

PGG Wrightson chief executive Mark Dewdney addressing the company's annual meeting in 2013.

Livestock division investigated

3:54 PM  PGG Wrightson has been investigated by the Commerce Commission for breach of the Commerce Act.

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