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Good samaritan saves the day

Stranger tackled alleged thief who made off with a shop owner's bag, containing a day's earnings.

Mum happy son's alive to face justice

On a frosty morning, Biddy Poole thought her boy was dead and a mother's worst nightmare had come true.

Crushed between trucks

Man in critical condition in hospital after being crushed between two trucks near Auckland airport.

Girl wounded in home invasion

7:47am Teen girl hospitalised with gunshot wounds to her arm after home invasion by masked intruders in Thames.

Furry intruder terrifies woman

8:26am A possum invaded a Hamilton woman's lounge this morning and sent her scampering to the phone.

Accountant imprisoned for theft

Prison Keeping his family in the lifestyle they had become accustomed to has landed a Twizel accountant in prison.

Slide into crime abruptly arrested

A couple of hours trapped in grime ended Porou Wrathall's career in crime.

Prison crusade comes to end

Man used fake passport

Craig unfazed by Nats snub

Colin Craig Conservative Party leader Colin Craig is staying positive in the face of what many are calling a deathblow dealt by National.

MP facing scrutiny over records

NZ First MP's under scrutiny in investigation into accessing criminal records.

Lorde: Get out and vote

Brain fade or abuse of power?

Key coup de grace for Craig

With opinion polls placing National well clear of 50 per cent, Key judged he needn't risk having Colin Craig on board.

Teen keen to unlock dyslexics' potential

Matthew Strawbridge Matthew Strawbridge has started a website showing young dyslexics the strategies he used to cope at school.

Massey link to key diabetes research

Research project led by Massey University professor could identify indicators of diabetes risk.

Bus crash: One remains in hospital

Green light for $70m campus

Vanuatu volunteer 'rewarded'

The Vanuatu village where Emma Hyde spent her school holidays volunteering was crowded with barefoot children.

Warning of crisis in mental health

David Meates More money urgently needed to avoid a looming mental health crisis, says CDHB boss.

15 falls in 15 months

A report into a Waikato rest home where a resident allegedly suffered repeated falls has been embargoed as confidential.

Watery argument

Pharmacists get piercing exemption

Life's a pain for teen

ACC says it won't pay for surgery to help a teen in constant pain from a rugby injury.

Experience needed

Telford Farm students Ihaka Ngapera and Jordan Olsen sharpen up their shearing skills in the woolshed. New survey of farmers suggests a shortage of skilled workers affects all sectors of agriculture.

Judge's order stopped milking

Tjames farming company hit with $47,000 fine and ordered to stop milking until it fixed the overflowing effluent system.

Continued contamination 'not tenable'

Farmers urged to have their say

Payout cut expected

Fonterra farmers are bracing themselves for a $1 cut to the new season's forecast.

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