New reserve 'here to be loved' video

Peter Hillary and Sarah Hillary were guests of honour at the opening of a new forest reserve near Raglan that bears their famous father's name, as well as that of a local farming family which has helped protect the area.

10 min ago  Sir Edmund Hillary's children were guests of honour at the opening of a new 460 hectare forest reserve.

Search called off for injured hunter

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10:51 PM  Nightfall has forced police to call of the search for an injured hunter on the West Coast of the South Island.

Search for missing tramper

The 61-year-old man was walking on the Tupapakura Falls Track.

10:42 PM  Police are searching for a 61-year-old tramper in the Tongariro National Park.

'Bungle' ties Govt's hands

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Teen assaulted in Dunedin

Police are calling for witnesses to a "cowardly'' and unprovoked attack in north Dunedin on Saturday night.

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after an unprovoked and "cowardly" attack by four youths in north Dunedin.

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Teen seriously assaulted in Dunedin

Police are calling for witnesses to a "cowardly'' and unprovoked attack in north Dunedin on Saturday night.

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after an unprovoked and "cowardly" attack by four youths in north Dunedin left him with a fractured jaw and broken ribs.

'You didn't do it' video

Teina Pora has met the brother of the woman he was twice convicted of murdering and been told: "You didn't do it."

Suppression for rich-lister's son

Blessie: a year on

politics

Here today, gone tomorrow

Finance Minister Bill English gives the thumbs up after delivering his 7th Budget.

OPINION: Budgets come and Budgets go but only a few claim their place in history.

Kids lose out: economist

A top economist says he would not have signed his children up to KiwiSaver without the $1000 kick start.

More Kiwis will soon be plugging their cars in overnight rather than taking them to a petrol station if Transport Minister Simon Bridges gets his way.

Bridges urges more electric cars

Minister will be pushing for more electric cars when he attends an international summit.

education

Student loans for prisoners on the up

CCTV and razor wire at Rimutaka Prison, Upper Hutt, New Zealand, Thursday, June 03, 2010. Credit:NZPA / Ross Setford

The number of prisoners to receive a student loan for tertiary study at Manawatu Prison has been increasing but numbers remain low.

Rangi Ruru principal resigns

Principal of prestigious private school for girls resigns after more than 13 years in the job.

Children at Douglas Park School in the Wairarapa embraced the Bully Free Me Pink Shirt Day on Friday.

'Pure bullies' exist - and they get meaner

Almost one-in-ten teens is a "pure bully" and for many the outlook is not good - but neither is it for their victims.

health

Danger from discredited vaccine advice

Michaela McNally, with her daughter Maggie, 10 months after contracting the flu and being placed in an induced coma to give birth.

One mums missed the birth and first week of her baby's life after falling ill to the common flu.

Dentists only for toothache

Whether it is the cost or a general dislike of dentists, people in Taranaki don't go to the dentist unless they have to.

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Bullying culture at St John video

Up to 100 complaints laid against ambulance service and 20 confidential settlements reached with ex-staff.

farming

Chinese take battle to Fonterra

Otorohanga dairy factory

Waikato welcomes it's third Chinese dairy factory in as many years.

Sheep death disagreement

Police say dogs killed close to 200 sheep on a North Otago farm - but Ngapara residents are doubtful.

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Is Fonterra's grip slipping?

Fonterra's taken the hits, but suppliers should stay, says dairy farmer.

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