Daniel and Wu Webby

Drugs giants in spin cycle

New super-expensive drugs are coming online - are bureacrats keeping them from us or is there more to it?

Soaring travel costs to be cut

Skyrocketing staff travel costs at the Ministry of Justice have led to drastic cost-cutting measures.

The truth behind Collins' demise

Judith Collins resigned over a smear campaign apparently backed by Mark Hotchin.

Controversial essays banned

A teacher who banned pupils writing about suicide and abortion has reignited debate about censorship.

Hobbled model left in moonboot

Helena Mitchell started Fashion Week well-heeled - and finished it in a moon boot.

Sex suit satisfaction

Court A customer trying to sue a prostitute for a refund has had a restraining order overturned.

Shooter targets buses

Two Dunedin buses were shot at by an alleged drive-by shooter with an air rifle yesterday.

Rapist 'a revolting human'

'Disgusting' act in carpark

If I was Prime Minister . . .

Eleanor Catton getting her investiture Whoever is elected must try to make New Zealand just a little better - but how?

Sounds promising?

Adam Dudding goes in search of this year's back-pocket election bribes.

Leaders' debate: secret diary

Laila Harre, the brittle battler

'Any undermining failed'

Claims that Judith Collins tried to undermine the SFO boss are "extremely'' concerning, State Services Commissioner says.

Grittier texts lure in readers

book Teachers are increasingly turning to darker tales to get pupils interested in reading.

Shades so cool for school

A Cambridge primary school has put optional sunglasses on the uniform list.

Principal issues drugs warning

Outrage 'won't stop calm classes'

Towering future awaits

The 11-year-old chosen to follow in Steven Adams' footsteps already has one big thing going for him.

A kidney between friends

Michael Miller They are best mates who will do anything for one another - even give up an organ.

Convicted doctor loses registration

A doctor convicted of indecent assault against the two young children of a close friend has lost his medical registration.

No new measles cases

St John 'not a charity'

Clock ticking on DNA

A looming legal deadline may spell the death of some people's only chance of having children.

Seeds of optimism

Carrots in flower for seed Canterbury's arable farmers are scanning the horizon for more mild weather to get crops in the ground this spring after a wet autumn sowing.

Burn-offs leave residents fuming

Concern is growing about the effect of rural burn-offs on Timaru's air.

Fire control warning

Farmers milking technology

Still the largest

Canterbury's grasp of the world's largest milk processing dryer title looks to be on safe ground.

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