Colin Thorne

90-year-old runner 'a plodder'

Colin Thorne has run 50 marathons, 94 half-marathons and trains five or six times a week.

NZ security clampdown

9 min ago Parliament is closing down most of its doors in the wake of the shooting rampage at Canada's seat of government today.

'Excessive use of force'

Police actions in setting dog on to man who had hands in the air unlawful, says IPCA.

No charges in knife scare

1:58pm Man who took out a craft knife to open package at Dunedin Work and Income office let off with warning.

Offers to save creepy Santa

1:05pm SkyCity pledges $50,000 as Aucklanders say giant Santa will "be missed by everyone".

Shanking a 'pre-emptive strike'

Court Paremoremo prisoner handed a two year, nine month jail term for assisting in prison "shanking".

Arsonist: 'I'll kill your children'

Dad sent threats to ex-partner before setting fire to her house with six children inside.

Decade in jail for vicious assault

Man arrested in whitebait 'feud'

Nats persist with new labour law

MPs in Parliament National has quickly pushed ahead with controversial changes to employment law.

Focussing the message

Labour Party rank and file know what impresses them in leadership race may not impress voters.

Live: Employment law clash

Live chat: Nanaia Mahuta

NZ security clampdown

Parliament is closing down most of its doors in the wake of the shooting rampage at Canada's seat of government today.

Not all degrees created equal

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

Massey warns on meningococcal

Massey University sends out all-campus alert after meningococcal disease confirmed on its Wellington campus.

Degree is 'holding me back'

Experience beats degrees

Lego robots set pace

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

Drunks put kids at risk

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

Facing death sparked new life

After receiving devastating cancer news, Jenny Kennedy turned inward, and discovered a new life.

Parkinson's diagnosed by walking

Legal highs process 'crazy'

Flu outfoxes vaccine

A rogue flu strain has surfaced in NZ, infecting even those who have been vaccinated.

A tough conversion

Dairy cows South Otago couple who converted from sheep to dairy seeking an easier life soon encounter unforeseen problems.

Now the life-lists

Ben Allomes does not believe in bucket lists. Instead, he and wife Nicky have life-lists outlining everything they want to achieve.

Early-gestation calves huge boost

Plaintiffs delay filing of Psa claim

Dairy farming in the sky

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