Woman found dead

Police have cordoned off a Dunedin street after a woman's body was found.

Man arrested after a woman's body and an injured man were found at a Dunedin house.

A walking miracle video

Grant Looker and his daughter Abbey are moving on with their lives after his health improved thanks to a new cancer drug.

Cancer was expected to kill this Taranaki dad within days of his daughter's wedding, but he fought back - and won.

Strong trio in NZ First caucus

Darroch Ball, left, and Clayton Mitchell flank NZ First leader Winston Peters. The pair have a tight friendship with colleague Fletcher Tabuteau.

One of the most distinctive features of the new NZ First caucus is the trio of young new MPs.

Truck on fire in Levin

A truck burning on State Highway 57 could cause traffic delays.

Firefighters on way to truck blaze on SH57 could see the black smoke as they left the station.

'A special family' lost video

Cindy George and her children, Teuruaa, Telyzshaun and Pio.

15 min ago  Ashburton's Mormon community is rallying around to organise funerals for family found dead on Thursday.

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crime

Baby dies of 'unexplained' injuries

A Christchurch baby died of unexplained injuries on Friday night.

6 min ago  Boy aged 15-months was found unconscious in Christchurch but later died of his injuries.

Woman found dead in Dunedin

Man arrested after a woman's body and an injured man were found at a Dunedin house.

Stabbing case: bedside hearing

Dog starved on diet of noodles

politics

Strong trio in NZ First caucus

Darroch Ball, left, and Clayton Mitchell flank NZ First leader Winston Peters. The pair have a tight friendship with colleague Fletcher Tabuteau.

One of the most distinctive features of the new NZ First caucus is the trio of young new MPs.

More homes for Auckland video

New developments in south Auckland will provide hundreds more homes, government says.

New NZ First deputy leader Ron Mark.

Ron Mark new NZ First deputy video

Former NZ First deputy leader Tracey Martin puts support behind Ron Mark, who has taken over the role.

education

Fundraising with a twist gallery

Laura Torres, right, "went blind" for the Pompallier Catholic College's inaugural Challenge Week. Here she is aided by her friends Nikita Cleto-Olsen, left, and Elena O'Sullivan.

15 min ago  The words sweat it, move it, live it, stop it became the mantra at Pompallier Catholic College recently as the school ran its inaugural Challenge Week.

Creative flare on show

Secondary school students got their creative juices flowing at the annual Waikato Culinary Fare.

Sixteen year old Motueka High School students Dylan Sixtus, left,  Aimee Goodman and Amber Sixtus want their school to allow puffer jackets

Puffer jacket ban zipped up

9:33 AM  Motueka High agrees to talk to teens after high-profile dispute over puffer jacket ban.

health

A walking miracle video

Grant Looker and his daughter Abbey are moving on with their lives after his health improved thanks to a new cancer drug.

Cancer was expected to kill this Taranaki dad within days of his daughter's wedding, but he fought back - and won.

Time to get checked

Mangakino women are in for free mammograms starting July 9.

Chatham Islands mammogram trip co-ordinator and island resident Debbie Whittaker-Prendeville has brought 60 ladies to Palmerston North for their biennial breast screening.

Island ladies in town for mammogram

A group of 60 women from the Chatham Islands have arrived in Palmerston North for an epic girls' weekend, and all in the name of health.

Women of Influence

On being Women of Influence video

Former Cure Kids CEO Vicki Lee speaking at the launch of this year's Women of Influence programme at Westpac HQ in Auckland.

Some of our Women of Influence alumni on what being a Woman of Influence means to them.

A sporting winner

Therese Walsh was the supreme winner of the board and management category in 2013.

AUT business graduate Anna Garrett (L) sits in on a meeting with Xero managing director Victoria Crone and Xero head of accounting Grant Anderson during AUT's Shadow a Leader day.

Xero MD gives students time video

Xero managing director Victoria Crone gives students a chance to Shadow a Leader for a day.

farming

'The world needs less milk'

Global dairy prices have dropped 39 percent from an all- time high in February 2014 and are the lowest in five years, United Nations data show.

There's so much milk flowing out of US cows these days that some is ending up in dirt pits.

Trust retains confidence

The trust operating Taranaki's agricultural research station has confidence in the future of dairying, despite two years of projected low payout.

Catherine and John Ford, owners of Highland Station near Rotorua and winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Award for 2015.

Farm passes wow test

Winning the nation's top farming award has special significance for a Rotorua couple.

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