Adam Slade

Trapped granddad 'close to death'

Man stuck under 300kg slab of wood all night was pale as a ghost when rescued, his grandson says.

Murder charge

17 min ago Eighteen-year-old man to appear in court charged with murder after man found dead in a Huntly backyard.

Spikes stop car thief

9 min ago A short car chase ended with spiked tyres and an arrest for an alleged bank robber and car thief today.

'We want him home'

6 min ago Young boy swept away at Mt Maunganui was Jack Dixon, a local 5-year-old who loved bikes, Lego and rugby. | Deadly surf spots

Drug accused named

Wellington lawyer in court on A-class drugs charges has lost name suppression.

Police accept criticism of chase

fabian jessie mika Police officer twice failed to hear orders to abandon high-speed chase before fatal crash.

Fake spouse couple sentenced

A Fijian couple who misled immigration authorities in order to get NZ residency have been found guilty.

Parole delay for 'Beast'

Buses busted for door trap

Cunliffe 'not into gutter politics'

David cunliffe David Cunliffe appeals to Labour to come back from edge as it plunges into leadership race.

Beehive Live: The race is on

The date's been set for what could be bitter Labour leadership contest, while talks are going on between National and Maori Party for a deal.

New Labour leader by November

Note to Labour: it's also policy

Attacks herald a bitter contest

Hell hath no fury like a woman whose husband is scorned.

Research key to right school

Rangi Ruru After exploring the options, my daughter decided a single-sex school with a "family" feel was the best fit.

Wonky course costs repaid

A Bay of Plenty wananga has repaid $5.9m after a Maori tourism course was found to have fallen well short of requirements.

Finding the right school fit

Picking the right high school

Kind souls recycle used soles

Leonie Osbourne's scheme Soles4Souls takes used shoes and gives them a second life at lower decile schools.

'It's too long to wait'

Owen Horton Owen Horton is fuming he has to wait five-months to have his eyes assessed, and he's not the only one complaining about long delays.

Overseas surgery the only hope

Lying on her back all day is not the way Debbie Malloch wants to spend her days.

Possible measles exposure at WOW

Breast cancer battle scars

Students raise $100k for cancer

60 secondary school students have run 120 kilometres each over five days to raise $100,000 for CanTeen.

Zespri slam Kiwifruit claim

zespri Chairman Peter McBride has slammed the $885 million "kiwifruit claim" against the Government.

Fonterra denies stink

Fonterra has pleaded not guilty to dumping of millions of litres of milk byproduct.

Dairy drop 'kick in guts'

Manager cleared of dirty dairying

NZ Merino eyes up strong wool

NZ Merino Company throws a spanner into the wool debate, revealing it is poised to enter the strong wool market.