Easter egg

Dietitians hopping mad

Dietitians warn that bigger is not better when it comes to Easter chocolate.

Man killed in shooting

7:34am A man has been shot and killed at an address in Gisborne overnight.

NZ winning the war on meningitis

Doctors say meningitis could be almost entirely eliminated in NZ as early as the end of 2015.

Victim's family back cut jail term

A drink driver who caused the death of an Auckland mother has had his prison sentence halved on appeal.

Legend clips pilot's wings

A motorsport legend went nose to tail with world aerobatic champion at the Warbirds over Wanaka airshow.

Woman attacked in Wellington

Police A young woman fought off a 'sexually motivated' attack last night in a part of the city police know to be unsafe.

Inside the Mei Fan case

A closer look inside the complex Mei Fan murder inquiry that led to the arrest of her husband, Michael Preston.

Man in Manawatu grabs girl, 11

22 breaches of protection order

NZ 'dodged bullet' on Brash

deborah coddington A former colleague of Don Brash has slammed him as a racist and a chauvinist.

Minister bursts bubble

The Government is playing down predictions published by powerful US magazine Forbes that New Zealand is on the path to economic disaster.

Shop around for new law

Sales a case of opportunity lost

Critics slam Labour truck proposal

Labour's plan to ban trucks from fast lanes and make it cheaper to own some vehicles gets mixed reaction.

Thanks for the memories

Kate and George So Wills, Kate and George are gone, leaving us only with memories. Here are the best bits.

Gifts and gushing fans

A modern Beatlemania gripped Wellington as William and Catherine greeted thousands of near-hysterical fans.

Royal tour: Winners and losers

We're hard-core royal fans

Royals a treat

Tour has made William and Kate into New Zealand's favourite family friends.

Mentor approach raises questions

Classroom, students, pupils, teaching, school The Government has a lot of work to do to convince teachers its new I scheme is a magic bullet, writes NZEI National Secretary Paul Goulter.

Swimmer dips her toe in business world

Olympic swimmer Amaka Gessler is climbing out of the pool and into the business world.

Classes preserve Hindi

Umaga encourages kids to set goals

Marc Ellis makes a leap

Former student Marc Ellis has returned to Wellesley College to celebrate its centenary.

Inside the politics of pot

smoking Most users of cannabis would not use more if the drug became legal, survey reveals.

P house costs renovators

A couple are $25,000 out of pocket after decontaminating their home which was once used as a p-lab.

Hospital bug prompts warning

Family puts brave face on battle

Firefighters seek medical help

Five more firefighters have sought medical treatment after fighting one of the largest fires in Southland this week. 

Moths, beetles rid farm of ragwort

A ragwort plume moth. Once covered in ragwort, a Manawatu farm is now almost free of the stock-threatening weed thanks to the introduction of moths and beetles.

Farmers urged to seek help

Mental illness among farmers is like grass staggers a top agricultural communicator claims.

Sustainable farming gets $9.9m

Farming inquiry call

Killing the evil weevil

Scientists suck up nearly 500,000 wasps from Canterbury paddocks to fight a clover root weevil infestation on Southland farms.

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