Christ Church Cathedral

Cathedral: 'People want to be heard'

Majority of Chch people want Anglican cathedral restored, first dedicated poll on quake-damaged building shows.

Older nurses make better carers

0 min ago Older nurses offer a safer pair of hands than their younger colleagues, a study has revealed.

Councillor's board has wheels

0 min ago One 68-year-old councillor swaps his council agendas for something a little more hip with the kids.

Sikh ready to hit the streets

0 min ago 75-year-old Balbir Singh Basra will be up at 2am on Auckland Marathon day to pray and prepare for the big race.

Sevens ticket prices slashed

0 min ago Ticket prices for next year's Wellington Sevens have been slashed as organisers seek to boost interest.

Pastor charged with sex offences

Religion, Christianity, Easter A Wellington pastor has been charged in relation to alleged sexual offending against two girls.

Wipe slate clean

People convicted of homosexuality, before it was made legal in 1986, could have their criminal records wiped.

Ex-cop pleads guilty

Hager fights police raid case

Right to smoko goes

Mug of tea Workplace reform law, including removal of statutory right to meal breaks and smokos, is passed by MPs.

Today in politics

PM has no plans to tell police the name of the alleged person behind the hacked emails in Nicky Hager's book.

Support needed for sex assault cases

'Barking mad' idea

PM OK with minister's conviction

Prime Minister John Key says he is not concerned that the police minister has a past drink-driving conviction.

Kapa haka confidence

Kapa haka They only had six weeks' practice before their big performance but Limehills School took to the stage with confidence at one of Southland's biggest kapa haka events.

ERO confirms school woes

An Education Review Office (ERO) review into Waitaki Boys' High School has backed up independent reports that identified management and governance issues.

Student fraud rises

Pupils suspended for hazing

Band challenge looms for kids

Students at an Auckland school have been looming at a furious pace as they try to set a NZ record for the longest band.

Mishap almost fatal

Derek Edson The medication Derek Edson needed to survive cancer surgery was waiting at his pharmacy - but no-one told him.

Medical mishaps increase

Baby left brain damaged after meningitis missed - among 454 medical mishaps in last year.

Auckland fireplaces safe for now

Ebola scare dismissed

Was blind but now I see

You may knock on wood for luck, but it was a knock to the head that had miraculous results.

Farmer's last chance

Phillip Woolley Marlborough's Phillip Woolley, called NZ's 'most recidivist' offender, faces prison if he doesn't clean up his act.

Take lepto seriously

The impact of leptospirosis will have far-reaching effects on the family and colleagues of a vet battling the disease.

Think diversification

Perfect on-farm partnership

New life for old girl

Allan Andrews' tractor has retired to the country after its previous life as a road sweeper.

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