Tony Marryatt

Marryatt's $800,000 payout

Former Christchurch City Council boss Tony Marryatt left his job with an $800,000 payout.

Police find body in lake

8:44am Police divers searching a lake for a missing Wellington man have found a body.

Principal faces inquiry

Complaint laid against head after veteran teacher jailed for three years over child-sex offences.

Sex attack, raids linked to gang

The Mongrel Mob is believed to be behind an alleged sexual attack and two aggravated burglaries in South Canterbury.

Cold, rainy holiday

Southerlies, showers and even snow picked for Labour Weekend, leading road safety experts to call on drivers to take extra care.

Man stabbed in unprovoked attack

St John's Ambulance A man was stabbed in the neck in an apparently unprovoked attack at a Motueka pub.

Road rage attack ends in jail

A man has been jailed after punching a 70-year-old man because of "road rage".

Gangs urged to meet

Teen jailed for 'impulsive' beating

Beehive Live: It's Friday

beehive parliament The doors are still shut in Parliament following yesterday's terror attack in the Canadian capital.

Today in politics

Trade Minister is "optimistic" the Govt will soon be able to announce free trade agreement with South Korea.

Guinea pig for drink-drive tech

NZ security clampdown

Progress after confronting PM

An end to a woman's quake-damaged home woes is in sight after she approached the prime minister.

Lego robots set pace

robots Clap of hands and wheeled robots race out of starting gate on way around tiny racetrack - all in name of education.

Not all degrees created equal

A system that gives incentives for tertiary study in the areas New Zealand most needs graduates could work

Massey warns on meningococcal

Degree is 'holding me back'

Killer loan living costs

While I don't feel like I missed out on much while I was studying at university, I most certainly am now.

Coconut oil 'a health hazard'

Coconut oil shouldn't be used as regular cooking oil despite being trendy, says the heart foundation.

Drunks put kids at risk

Rowdy late-night drunks at hospitals are scaring other people away, emergency doctor says.

Facing death sparked new life

Flu outfoxes vaccine

NZ 'ready if Ebola strikes'

Risk of the disease reaching NZ is remote, but we should be prepared for the worst, minister says.

250 jobs possible

Fonterra New milk powder dryers at Fonterra's Studholme site will generate hundreds of jobs for South Canterbury.

LIC appoints new director

Co-op appoints independent director to the board of LIC at annual meeting.

A tough conversion

Now the life-lists

Dairy farming in the sky

South Canterbury dairy farm among NZ's most technologically intensive farms.