Quad bike victim named

12:03 PM  Abigail Jane Schmal-Singleton, 6, is believed to be the girl ‚Äčkilled riding a quad bike.

Brothers praise rescuers

10:48 AM  Two brothers rescued from Kaikoura's South Bay say they owe their lives to rescuers.

Builder admits Ryder assault

Jesse Ryder was hospitalised after an assault in Christchurch.

10:59 AM  A builder has admitted his role in an attack on cricketer Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar.

Little targets unemployment video

LET'S TALK: Andrew Little speaks to audience members ahead of his state of the nation speech.

7 min ago  Labour leader makes pitch to small business in his state of the nation speech.

Boy forced to shower at stadium

Jack-Nohe Edgecombe, 8, with his carer Kim Boyce.

Special needs boy faces having to shower at a Blenheim stadium until modifications carried out at his new home.

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crime

Fleeing drivers evade police pursuits

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11:40 AM  Police investigate whether two separate car chases in Hamilton overnight are linked.

Surprise guilty plea

10:59 AM  A builder has admitted his role in an attack on cricketer Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar.

Arson targets school carving

Tyre-slashing spree

politics

Little targets unemployment video

LET'S TALK: Andrew Little speaks to audience members ahead of his state of the nation speech.

5 min ago  Labour leader makes pitch to small business in his state of the nation speech, promising lowest rate of unemployment in the developed world.

Labour to elect new president

Labour will choose a new president next month to replace Moira Coatsworth.

PM Key

The state of it: Key speaks gallery

Your quick guide to the Prime Minister's annual state of the nation speech.

education

Arson targets school carving

DAMAGED: A Maori carving due to be revealed at Whangaparaoa College today was set on fire earlier this week.

An Auckland school is reeling after its newly installed Maori carving was set on fire.

Takanini school to ease pressure

Principals are crossing their fingers a new school in Takanini will open before already swelling student numbers become too much to handle.

SET FOR SCHOOL: Twins Lileyah, left, and Kelcie Spragg will be separated into different classes at school.

Frozen fans ready to break the ice

Twins will be among more than 10,600 new entrants across NZ starting school for the first time very soon.

health

Verbal abuse over parking

Parking at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A 'vanishingly small' number have officially complained about hospital parking.

Two decades of dealing with death

Richard McElrea has spent much of his adult life contemplating death.

Fay Lewis

Drugged drivers a major hazard

Fay Lewis dropped her daughter at the school gate each weekday morning in a haze of valium and opiates.

farming

NZ farms eyed as 'boltholes'?

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12:10 PM  Are NZ farms being snapped up by the world's super-rich as boltholes to escape growing anger over financial inequality?

Fight on to halt wildings march

Another battle being fought in the same area firefighters struggling to contain massive central South Island fire.

Irrigation

Irrigation seeks easier cash

Irrigation lobbyists plan to meet Government ministers to push for easier investment terms for major irrigation projects.

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