trevor smith

Police admit delay

Dementia sufferer Trevor Smith was likely to be already dead by the time police launched search.

Accused in court

An Ashburton man stood quietly in the dock as he faced charges of murdering Susan Cleveland and Peggy Noble.

Key meets UN head

Ban Ki Moon silent on New Zealand's bid for a Security Council seat.

Beyer takes Harawira to task

Prominent Mana candidate Georgina Beyer questions motives of founder Kim Dotcom.

Arrest after Work and Income threat

9 min ago Man arrested after gun threat made to the Blenheim office of Work and Income.

Marton mechanic burgled

Police Police are seeking information about a vehicle seen parked near a burgled mechanic's shop.

Gun threat at Work and Income

Armed police are guarding the Blenheim Work and Income office after a phone threat today.

Alleged burglar faces multiple trials

$10,300 stolen from animal charity

Greens demand $4 pay hike

Turei The Greens would lift the minimum wage by almost $4 to $18 hour and pay public servants at least $18.80.

Key v Cunliffe: live tonight

It's been a bumpy ride so far on the election campaign trail and this is your chance to grill the leaders.

Live: Leaders in the hot seat

Key's staff to be grilled

Peters' bottom-line

NZ First leader Winston Peters makes royal commission a bottom line in any post-election deal.

Get back to education basics

Education basics - A girl's hand writing It's great our kids get to try exciting things at school, but not at the expense of reading, writing and maths.

Students eat their words

Manurewa East School students learned about different foods before putting their cooking skills to the test.

The write stuff to study at UCLA

Controversial essays banned

Towering future awaits

The 11-year-old chosen to follow in Steven Adams' footsteps already has one big thing going for him.

Shining a light on child obesity

strap With most parents unable to tell if a child is overweight, should anyone else be raising the issue?

Doctor's app targets salt

Reducing salt in your diet could be the key to reducing heart disease, researcher says.

Inadequacies, failures cited in deaths

SFO called in

Clock ticking on DNA

A looming legal deadline may spell the death of some people's only chance of having children.

Training lacks credibility

Farm training Agricultural industry training is under fire from farmers who claim qualifications lack value and credibility.

Livestock attacks 'cowardly'

Sheep rustlers using dogs and traps continue to target the flock in Auckland's Cornwall Park.

Sediment linked to sheep

Added-value dairy exports needed

Red devons catching on

Red devons may not be well-known in New Zealand but they have a well-deserved big reputation overseas.