Caravan fire

Family escapes caravan fire

Grandparents and their pre-school granddaughter had a lucky escape when caravan was destroyed by fire.

Donation in son's memory

An Opunake woman has turned tragedy into the gift of life with a remarkable act of charity.

Afghans to attend service

Afghans who risked their lives working as interpreters for NZ Defence Force will attend their first New Zealand Anzac Day commemorations.

Waikato top of class at cheating

The University of Waikato has one of highest rates of cheaters.

Sad lives of mentally ill

Health records from Carrington Psychiatric Hospital have shed light on how mental health patients were treated more than a century ago.

Sex torture videos 'the worst'

Gavel A man downloaded sordid files so extreme a judge described it as a snuff movie.

Sunglasses worth $25,000 stolen

Police warn about cheap sunglasses being offered for sale after thousands of designer brands stolen from Auckland shop.

Alleged casino cheat 'very unlucky'

Kidnap suspect still on run

Nats milking Housing NZ: Labour

NZ house, real estate, property Labour has accused the Government of using Housing NZ as a "cash cow" by demanding dividends of almost $500 million.

Axe falls on EECA staff

The state agency responsible for boosting energy savings is shedding 20 per cent of its staff.

Rebuild tensions bubbling

No minimum price

Davis resurfaces, keen to hound Harawira

Shane Jone's resignation allows for the return to Parliament of his old friend Kelvin Davis, who says he has "unfinished business".

Govt gets tough on UC's $100m

university of canterbury The Government may withhold a $100 million cash boost from the University of Canterbury.

'Indecent acts' in the classroom

Auckland schoolteacher charged with committing "indecent acts" in his classroom.

Mentor approach raises questions

Marc Ellis makes a leap

Language teaching 'archaic'

New Zealanders are dropping well below global levels of bilingualism, an academic warns.

Measles warning at tourist attraction

measles People who visited Rotorua gondola over Easter should check themselves for measles.

Widow's heartfelt Alzheimer's plea

Funding for Alzheimer's disease support in the Waikato is a fraction of what other district health boards offer, despite its importance and the increasing need.

Nurse inherits $300k

Midwife censured

Sea threatens city's tap water

The future of Wellington's drinking water supply could be under threat from rising sea levels.

Facial eczema warning

Facial eczema spore North Island farmers have been warned to check their stock for signs of facial eczema following a sharp jump in spore numbers.

Love transcends language bar

Love bloomed in a Mongolian desert for a Golden Bay woman. Now she and her husband are creating a new life in rural New Zealand.

Pushing the boundaries

No confidence vote for straw

Storm cuts milk flows

Westland Milk Products may not meet a few export orders because of last week's ferocious storm.

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