Field of bones

Field of bones

In a paddock, the bodies of war veterans who died in a mental asylum lie in unmarked graves.

The long road back

5:00am The road to recovery was a long one for Christchurch teen Jack Milligan after he was allegedly attacked during a schoolboy rugby game.

'I was duped'

5:00am Disgraced bodybuilding world champ accuses ex-friend of misleading him over illegal drugs.

'Dob in repeat drink-drivers'

5:00am Southland police are urging the public to dob in repeat drink-drivers putting innocent lives at risk on our roads.

Allergy sufferers beware

5:00am Health officials say allergy sufferers need to start preparing for pollen season.

Drug sentence increased

Court Man convicted of supplying nearly $8m worth of illicit drug pseudoephedrine has sentence substantially increased.

Taxi driver guilty

Jury finds taxi driver guilty of breaking into a woman's house and raping her after he drove her home.

Fatal crash driver guilty

Police probe into missing council cars

Clearing the chaos

Doctor Kiwis want MPs who have experience bringing order to chaos – such as doctors, teachers, and cops, poll says. | Poll results

Cunliffe apologises again

Labour leader David Cunliffe has apologised again – not for being a man, but for being a Cunliffe.  

A long week in politics

Key says 'ask me anything'

Littered with landmines

Hacked emails. Dirty politics. Burning effigies. Inquiries and investigations. Welcome to campaign 2014.

Complaint over wandering toddler

preschool An official complaint is before the Ministry of Education after a child wandered away from a Dunedin centre undetected.

Silence on board's resignation

Parents of children at a Waikato school are demanding answers about why a commissioner has been brought in.

Teacher's rejection 'disappointing'

Refugee kids need wheels

PPTA reaches interim agreement

Secondary school teachers reach interim agreement over Government's education policy after primary colleagues reject it.

Young fear dementia too

Lillian Small Lillian Small fears she may start losing her mind, even before she turns 50.

No risks from fluoride

Review finds New Zealand's fluoridation levels pose no health risks and protect against tooth decay.

ABs 'little silly' for serious cause

Portal provides central access for health data

In tsunami zone

Middlemore Hospital lies within a tsunami evacuation zone, but officials say they are prepared for disaster.

Meat price may disappoint

Lamb carcases. Sheep and beef farmers warming their hands in advance of better sheepmeat prices have been warned they might be disappointed.

Mild winter kick starting season

Canterbury farmers smarting from falling milk prices are taking some comfort from promising early milk production.

Seeka profit rebounds

Farm sales still rankle

Rare herd for sale

Colin Lyon hopes someone with the same passion as him will take on his rare Swiss breed of beef cattle to bigger things.

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