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Roigard Trial: Week Two

David Noel Roigard is on trial for the June 2014 murder of his son Aaron Roigard.

The Crown's case against an Opunake man accused of killing his son continues to build in the High Court at New Plymouth.

A murderer's excuse

Killer couches. Killer stairs. Killer cots. These are what we are blaming for killing our kids.

The perpetrators: 'They are us' video

Mum 'devastated' by 'junkie' son video


Weirdest flag changes in history


Flag changes have always been symbolic for nations. Here are five designs that have made history.

Confronting abuse

Catch up on our discussion with chief social worker Paul Nixon.

The Marlborough Boys' College in Blenheim.

Colleges to share site

Marlborough Boys' and Marlborough Girls' College to be co-located, costing $63 million.


Academic freedom under threat?

Dr Jarrod Gilbert, centre, at the launch of his book The History of Gangs in New Zealand.

One academic who went public with a controversial research contract says the police have since blacklisted him.

Double reason to celebrate

It was a double celebration for Maureen and Douw Grobler who donned graduation gowns and mortarboards together.

Redcliffs School has a ''new mood of determination'' to fight its closure.

Redcliffs considers court action

Redcliffs School has vowed to fight against its closure through the court if needed.


Anti-obesity crusader loses battle

Dr Robyn Toomath has lost hope in winning the fight against obesity.

A top Auckland doctor says she has achieved "nothing" in the fight against obesity.

Kiwis living a decade longer

With smoking down and medicines improving, the average New Zealander now lives about 10 years longer than 50 years ago.

Mixed groceries in a supermarket trolley, Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, June 26, 2007. Credit:NZPA / Ross Setford

Out with mutton, in with hummus

Over five decades, Kiwis' grocery baskets have become more diverse, if not always more sophisticated.

Women of Influence

Being a woman in a man's world video

Joan Withers had little time to contemplate her award as Westpac Women of Influence supreme winner, going straight into a Mighty River Power shareholder's meeting the next day.

Girls in low-decile schools lack the role models to inspire them to success, says the award-winning business leader.

Why women start business

Sarah Lin wanted freedom and flexibility when she started her 3D printing company.

Winners of the Women of Influence awards 2015.

2015 winners

Businesswoman Joan Withers is named the supreme winner at this year's Women of Influence awards.


$300 million for council's farms

The 25 farms of Van Diemen's Land Company in Tasmania were put on the market in early October.

New Plymouth ratepayers' cash cow has been sold for more than $300 million.

Wetlands are winners

Wetlands are making a comeback in the Wairarapa

All cattle, deer and pigs should be kept out of rivers, lakes and wetlands, says the Land and Water Forum in its latest report.

No animals in rivers: report

Land and Water Forum presses to exclude livestock on plains and lowland hills from waterways.

Staff at Starship Hospital use simulation-based training to get the best results for patients.


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