Brad Fletcher

'One of the good buggers'

The wife of a firefighter killed at Lyttelton Port said words could not explain 'the pain that has ripped through my heart'.

Ashburton gun found

2:32pm Firearm allegedly used in shooting of three women found as walker reports injuries from a wire pulled across a track.

Diplomat OIA probed

Foreign Minister investigated for withholding info around diplomat's immunity after sex charge.

Logging death arrest

Horowhenua man arrested and charged with manslaughter following death of 20-year-old Lincoln Kidd during logging operation.

Concern grows for Hong Kong tourist

The family of a Queenstown tourist are anxious for news after she missed her flight home.

Charity box thief charged

Police Woman charged with the theft of a Kidney Kids NZ charity box from a store in Orewa.

Technician struck off over drugs

Anesthetic technician who blamed drug induced collapses on "traumatic events" has been struck off register.

Community service dropped

Frantic office escape

Gloves off in tax fight

tax Labour is on the offensive over National's claims it will introduce five new taxes.

PM's 'gotcha' politics

Labour leader admits he was not certain of tax policy details but attacks Key for '"gotcha politics".

Beehive Live: The show goes on

Labour promises cleaner govt

Diplomat OIA probed

Foreign Minister investigated for withholding info around diplomat's immunity after sex charge.

Principal censured over actions

James Parker The principal of the Far North school where a teacher molested 20 boys has not been deregistered.

Immigrate online

Officials are targeting more than two-thirds of visas for processing online.

Get back to education basics

Students eat their words

The accidental wedding band

A high school concert band was part of a heart-thumping marriage proposal at 35,000 feet.

Tax hikes not enough

cigarette Increasing tobacco tax by 20 per cent a year would still not be enough to make the country smokefree by 2025, research suggests.

Pharmac to subsidise medications

Pharmac will subsidise a $7000 cancer medication that could save hundreds of lives.

Did age hold back diagnosis?

Rollercoaster transplant journey

Clock ticking on DNA

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

$100m waterways buffer plan

dairy cow Fed Farmers question $100m plan to buy farmland near waterways to improve water quality.

Cute and cuddly killers?

Health board warns allowing children to frolic with baby spring animals could lead them to contracting serious and potentially life threatening diseases.

Milk flows boost earnings

White overalls spark dispute

Dairy prices drop again

Fonterra's milk payout forecast is under pressure as dairy prices suffer another big decline.