Murder-accused is on the run

Beauen Wallace-Loretz outside court after being bailed.

Teenager charged with an Auckland motel murder ditches electronic bracelet and disappears.

Was Teina Pora exploited? video

MATCH: Teina Pora (left) met boxer Joseph Parker before Parker's match.

Boxing promoter Duco rejects claim it took advantage of Teina Pora.

Mum, child escape flames

A Holden commodore goes up in flames in Coutts Rd, Gore

Mother and toddler escaped their car just moments before it burst into flames in a Gore street.

'Massive' West Coast rain gallery video

Paddle boarders: Annette Polinsk from Germany & Oliver Valdna from Estonia

3:49 PM  Camper rescued as West Coast rain floods town and causes slips.

Quake amputee's surgery success

Stacey Herbert is fundraising for special prosthetics.

Double-amputee Stacey Herbert's latest surgery has so far proved successful.

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Ram raid caught on CCTV video

Ram raid at Auckland liquor store

16 min ago  Auckland liquor store owner left out of pocket after a ram raid burglary in which nearly $4000 of alcohol was taken.

Employee accused of fraud

3:20 PM  Man accused of defrauding a construction company of more than $100,000 has been released on bail.

Repeat streaker nears 'legend status'

Murder-accused is on the run


Campaign staffer taking leave

NORTHLAND CANDIDATE: Winston Peters in front of his big blue bus, the The Force For the North.

NZ First leader Winston Peters has rejected claims a member of his Northland campaign team is being funded by the taxpayer.

Anti-TPPA march ahead

Anti TPPA lobby group It's Our Future expects a big turnout for its rally tomorrow.

CAMPAIGN MODE: PM John Key will be on the campaign trail in Northland this weekend

Key campaigner in Northland

6 min ago  John Key will campaign in Northland after a shock poll put National behind in the by-election race.


Gaming could help school work

VIDEO GAMES: A new study suggests school students may benefit academically if they play video games.

2:44 PM  School students may benefit from some video gaming, a new OECD study suggests.

Schools better with special needs

Most schools are catering better for students with special needs, according to a recent report.

HOME TIME? Redcliffs School has erected signs around the perimeter of the school grounds on Main Road, Redcliffs. The school has been operating in Sumner, outside of its enrolment zone since June, 2011.

Redcliffs School puts pressure on

Redcliffs School has stepped up its pleas to be allowed back to its pre-earthquake home.


Firm aims to help CF sufferers


2:33 PM  A New Zealand drug company is seeking $500,000 to trial an experimental cystic fibrosis treatment it plans to have produced locally.

Special wheelchair gets Finlay outside

There was no better birthday present for Finlay Butcher than being able to play with his siblings again.

An example of the plain packaging designed for cigarettes sold in Australia.

Plain packs urged

Marlborough Cancer Society worker calls for the Government to follow Australia's lead on plain packaging of cigarettes.


Legendary shearer retires

LAST TIME: David Fagan will end his shearing career at the New Zealand Championships in his home-town of Te Kuiti in early April.

David Fagan reckons he's had a pretty good innings. And you can't argue that.

Tractor connects with rural community

An iconic kiwi symbol was given a police blue and yellow make-over for this year’s major farming event.

FAMILY BUSINESS: Southland deer focus farmers Brian and Kristine Russell are aiming to lift production from their weaner deer.

Top of their game

Southland Deer Focus farmers Brian and Kristine Russell are aiming to lift deer production at The Rock.

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