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Runner tied up in Dunedin attack

Police say the attacker fled when a dog ran up to him and his victim.

2:59 AM  Police hunt man who tied up and assaulted woman near popular bushwalk area.

Wait for envoy's victim video

A Wellington woman is happy there won't be a trial as former Malaysian attache admits indecent assault.

Police apologise to 'censored' gang researcher

Blenheim man swindles motel


Victoria Cross in mix for awards?

The Battle of Baghak was the subject of a major court inquiry, but while 15 citations for bravery were understood to have been made, no medals have yet been awarded.

Gallantry awards, including a possible Victoria Cross, for the Afghanistan battle in which two New Zealand soldiers lost their lives are expected to be announced later this week.

Governor-General has heart op

Sir Jerry Mateparae is recovering in hospital after heart surgery.

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Labour list MP Jacinda Ardern and new Sunday Star Times columnist, Pictured outside her Ponsonby office in Auckland

Ardern rises, Cunliffe demoted

Rising star Jacinda Ardern moves up the ranks in Labour reshuffle.


Teachers surprised with award video

A group of 15 teachers from across the country have been honoured for their hard work and contribution as part of the annual A Day Made Better programme.

Teachers going above and beyond for their students surprised in class with top teaching award.

Waiau Area School principal resigns

Waiau Area School principal Elizabeth Hannah has resigned.

Year 3 pupils leave Springlands School. They could be in the first intake of year 9 students for Marlborough's co-located colleges

Colleges look to Christchurch blueprint

Blenheim colleges "in the hands of the ministry" as they wait to hear about a site.


Disabled people increasingly housebound

wheelchair users Gerri Pomeroy and Roger Loveless, AND Transport researcher Bridget Burdett, agree with the majority of disabled people in Wellington and Auckland who say public transport is too difficult for them to use.

Disabled people are staying home because public transport in Wellington and Auckland is too hard.

Dementia patient hit by carer

An 82-year-old woman with dementia was punched by a carer because she refused to go to bed.

Hilda Ross House manager Donna Craig-Brown holds a picture of what the house looked like 50 years ago.

Hilda Ross House, the end of an era

The Hilda Ross building will close its doors at the end of this week.

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.


Fonterra signs Aussie deal

Fonterra's Darnum site in Victoria, where it will manufacture infant formula for Bellamy's Australia.

Fonterra to manufacture infant formula for organic company Bellamy's.

Family farms will keep growing

Third generation farmer Richard Brewer and others like him could become agriculture's powerhouses.

Jon Calder will be moving on to Tompkins Wake from his role as Fieldays chief executive.

Fieldays boss moves on

Fieldays chief executive Jon Calder has resigned and will take up another chief executive role in the Waikato.

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