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Doctors ignored cancer pain

Doctors refused to take Vanessa Kaye's complaints of ongoing pain seriously before it was found her cancer had returned and spread.

Officials 'remiss' on fish numbers

5:00am Recreational fishermen say the number of fish in Hawke's Bay has plummeted.

Cop honoured for saving man

5:00am The policeman who dived into freezing waters to save a man from Tauranga Harbour will be honoured today with a New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award. 

Sports official wallet thief

5:00am A sports administrator has been granted interim name suppression after admitting stealing a credit card and using it to buy alcohol.

Vote fraud alleged

5:00am A rest-home resident says a voting official cast a vote in her name, but against her wishes.

Girl charged with liquor robbery

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with the aggravated robbery of a Kihikihi liquor store.

Men tried to lure boy into car

Four men allegedly tried to lure schoolboy into their car by offering him a jacket.

Barmaid assaulted for refusing shots

Murder in Auckland

Parliament's deja vu

Tracy Watkins As John Key reminded Parliament after the State opening, this National Government looks a lot like the last one.

Today in Politics: October 22

Another Parliament, another scrap between NZ First leader Winston Peters and National's Gerry Brownlee.

Key cool on Greens

'Bad boy' now assistant Speaker

A new Parliament begins

Job fairs across the Tasman, tax cuts and helping first home buyers are part of the Government's priorities for its next term.

Study changes Maxine's life

Maxine Tupe Maxine Tupe didn't know how to work a computer two years ago, now she's halfway through a bachelor degree.

Experience beats degrees

Universities are set up to pass the students, not teach them what they need to know in the workplace.

Business leader recieves honorary doctorate

Is a degree in NZ worth it?

Go bankrupt, avoid student loans

Increasing numbers of Kiwis are going bankrupt overseas, allowing them to avoid repaying their student loan.

75,000 fireplaces at risk

Smoke from chimney Tens of thousands of fireplaces could be snuffed out in Auckland within four years, under a new anti-pollution bylaw.

Let's talk toilet talk

I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss. It involves toilet talk and nobody has time for that.

Call to help Maddy walk

No mercy on insurance

Hospital uses poo transplants

Donating a liver or kidney is no longer the ultimate gift - now you can give your faeces.

Drought sweat on again

Dairy farmer David Stoupe and his wife Tracey Double whammy fears grow of a drought combined with a forecasted low milk payout.

Food provider debate needed

A national discussion is needed to determine what part NZ should play as a global food producer.

Confident of dairy rebound

Arable farmers feel dairy farmers' pain

New breed likes it hot

New dairy cattle breed designed to thrive in tropical conditions could create lucrative opportunities in the export market.

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