William Peter Lewis

Not guilty of murder

An Oamaru man has been found not guilty of the 2010 murder of teenager William Lewis in retrial.

'One man's arrogance'

A father tells court of losing his only daughter, as the drink driving mate who caused her death is jailed.

How bad is this flu season?

It's the worst flu season in years, Google reckons - but the Health Ministry's not so sure.

Warring father and son kept apart

Judge refuses to let brawling father and son duo serve home detention at the same address.

Parliament's prayer up for review

Parliament could get a new prayer after the election in September.

Appeal over King's son

Korotangi Paki Crown to appeal against judge's ruling that let Maori king's son off drink driving and theft charges.

Man breached protection order

Prominent Tauranga professional appeared in Auckland District Court in a bid to keep his record clean, following a breach of court orders to stop him contacting his son.

Drug motive behind chemical theft

Robber chops off ankle bracelet

Hauiti protected to the bitter end

Claudette Hauiti Claudette Hauiti's travel agent must be amazing - $200 return to Australia is a steal.

Horan sued by former friend

MP Brendan Horan is being sued by convicted tax avoider Colin Henderson for defamation.

'I'm going to let people in'

Parliamentary Service 'weak'

Israeli flag-burning defended

Mana activist John Minto says defacing Israeli flags at a march in Auckland was appropriate due to the "massacre".

Group calls for action on poverty

classroom Schools are picking up the slack in dealing with social welfare problems, a Chch principal says.

Girl left near abuser

A 9-year-old girl sexually assaulted by an older classmate was left sitting just rows away from him.

College says no to community violence

Bible class stoush

Boys strive to stand out

Teenage schoolboys are putting a fashionable twist to their uniforms in an effort to keep up their image.

Mayors pushed for legal high ban

Legal high Nationwide mayoral revolt against legal highs put immense pressure on the Govt to ban the drugs outright, newly released documents show.

The worst year of my life

When I found out I might have prostate cancer I did the worst thing possible, writes Gary Mills.

ACC faces huge compo bill

Scientists in race against superbugs

'I had it all. Then it happened'

I was a 20-a-day smoker, ate lots of fry ups and was living life to the full. But I didn't want to die.

Decision hits dairying plans

Ngai Tahu farm in Canterbury Ngai Tahu's plan to convert a large chunk of land to irrigated dairy farming has been thwarted.

Water woes worry women

Rural women are concerned about water quality, but believe a lot of the degradation comes from cities and towns.

Farmer injured by bull

Dairy hub support urged

Botulism scare costs jobs

Union official reveals Fonterra job losses stem from falling demand since last year's botulism scare.

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