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School lunches 'harm kids'

School canteens are selling foods high in fat and sugar which experts believe are harming children's health.

Bungalow bites the dust

A condemned Christchurch house which became a makeshift art gallery after the quakes has finally been demolished.

What killed Rutger?

Something flew through Rutger Hale's front windscreen and smashed his head, killing him. No one knows what it was.

Fourth time drink driver caught

The former wife of a top harness racing trainer has been caught drink-driving for the fourth time.

Beer for defeated Scottish expats

Shaun Seebaluck was ''scunnered'' Scotland voted no in the independence referendum.

Woman sentenced for scissor attack

Judge, court, gavel, justice A Timaru woman who attacked her friend with scissors has been sentenced to eight months' home detention.

Drink-driver ignored bail terms

A man caught drink-driving three times within four months had been on bail with conditions not to drink alcohol or drive.

Drink-driving numbers tumble

Angry over acquittal

All over bar the voting

key cunliffe Final day of campaign sees angry protests, frantic walkabouts and last-minute appeals to voters. | Key confronted | Polls | Beehive live

PM in protest chaos

Clashes between Mana and National supporters cut short John Key's visit to mall. | A tight race

Young voters neglected

Politicians do funny things

Live: The last hurrah

Selfies, silliness and the occasional protest - all the action from the final hours of the election campaign.

Words of inspiration for students

Jack Tame Jack Tame, TVNZ's United States correspondent, is back in the country and has urged CPIT students to make the most of their education.

Min Ed's big move

The Ministry of Education is set to move its head office into a refurbished Bowen St building next year.

'I'm sick of kids failing'

Education a hot election topic

St Mary's is a family tradition

Seven generations of women from Sarah Poulter's family have attended St Mary's College over the last 150 years.

Brenda weighs 200kg - 'It's horrible'

Brenda Warren Brenda Warren embarks on a 700-day journey to enable her to sit in a chair without feeling shame.

NZ not immune to Ebola

An outbreak of the Ebola virus in New Zealand is very unlikely, but definitely possible, a Manawatu Ebola expert says.

Quit smoking rewards 'insulting'

Parents welcome son's diagnosis

Making memories every day

Ataahua was developing like most toddlers her age when one day she suddenly stopped talking.

GM on the agenda

Craig Mackenzie Kiwi farming couple attending Global Farmer Roundtable that will focus on the challenge of feeding another two billion people.

Synlait focused on future

John Penno insists Synlait Milk is not just about his efforts.

Beef prices tipped to rise

Sour milk price taste

Money's not everything

Surveys suggest farmers are not money hungry and lean more toward environmental stewardship than making big profits.