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'He could still be here today'

Waitarere Beach resident Sue Wilks saw 10-year-old Alex Fisher with a man on the evening of his disappearance.

A Waitarere Beach woman says she feels guilty she didn't stop to ask 10-year-old Alex Fisher if he was OK.

Murder suspect's NZ movements

Australian police are appealing for information about the time a murder suspect spent in Auckland.

Alex Fisher suffered 'head trauma' video

Sex workers attacked


Labour three sheets to the wind?

Labour MP Jacinda Ardern is the other expected front runner when the party decides the deputy leadership. Her support in Auckland may just be the decider.

11 min ago  OPINION: Labour is looking to pick a new deputy leader, but any leadership team will find itself sailing into the wind without a clear plan.

TPPA drug rules concern

Concerns about generic medicines undercut "red herrings" about TPPA benefits, Labour says.

Malcolm Turnbull will make his first official overseas visit as Australian Prime Minister to New Zealand next week.

New Australian PM to visit

New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make his first visit to New Zealand next week. 


Give trades a chance

New Plymouth builder Luke Nolly says more should be done to encourage students into trades as a career option.

With tradesmen commanding high wages, enviably flexible hours and job prospects anywhere in the world, how is it you can never find one when you need one.

Former wananga head drops lawsuit against old empire

Multi-million dollar lawsuit dropped against Te Wananga o Aotearoa .

Liz Forde says her educational aspiration for her children (L-R) Tessa, Julia and Hamish is to get a degree.

Parents who dream, best for kids

Parents say they need more money to pay for kids' education - researchers say their support is more important.


Couples turn to fundraising for IVF

Couples are going in to debt to fund fertility treatment.

10 min ago  Couples struggling to fulfill their baby dreams are turning to public fundraising to avoid falling into a cycle of debt.

TPPA drug rules concern

Concerns about generic medicines undercut "red herrings" about TPPA benefits, Labour says.

Police seized this sheet of "N-Bomb," or NBOMe, psychedelic drug tabs imported by a Wellington university student off a Silk Road like website.

Man critical after taking N-bomb

Man remains in critical condition in Christchurch Hospital after taking the synthetic drug "N-bomb".

Women of Influence

Women of Influence: The finalists video

Minister for Women, Louise Upston at the launch of Women of Influence 2015 at Westpac Bank in Wellington.

The finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015 have been announced. 

'Push out of your comfort zone'

Young corporate lawyer Althea Carbon is passionate about using digital innovation to help charities.

"I'd have every child in New Zealand growing up with the kind of opportunities I had, that would be brilliant," says Fran Wilde.

A very unplanned career

Former Wellington mayor and Labour MP Fran Wilde was the local and regional winner in 2013.


Alliance Group rewards farmers

Alliance Group's Lorneville plant has invested in a thermoform controlled atmosphere packaging machine as part of its efforts to enhance the shelf life of its products.

Farmers will get loyalty payments from Alliance Group, but they come with a catch.

Farmers: grass needs to grow

Lawnmowing contractors are rushed off their feet but on the farm they need the grass.

Dissident Silver Fern Farms shareholder John Cochrane says he cannot reveal all  he knows about a counter-proposal for the company.

Opposing Chinese deal 'risky'

Opponents of Shanghai Maling deal accused of "playing a very dangerous and irresponsible game" .

Has the dog been put out?

Morepork lets you see what the dog gets up to when left alone. No, it's not a disco party.


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