Firm's second serious bus crash video

The bus stuck in bush down a bank off State Highway 75 near the Hilltop Tavern.

3:58 PM  The Akaroa crash was the second crash resulting in seriously injured tourists for Travlon Coachlines.

Classic car up in flames

Dorothy Caldwell, 99, shares her stories of the family Rolls Royce, owned by her son, Alastair Caldwell, that burst into ...

7 min ago  For over 30 years, the Rolls-Royce travelled around the world with Alastair Caldwell and his mum, Dorothy Caldwell.

'The streets are being flooded'

The property at Clark St, Kamo, where five people were shot.

4:02 PM  Link suggested between growing P trade and gang violence, in wake of mass shooting.

Murder accused in court

Kimble Moore, 48, who disappeared from Taipa, Northland, in March.

2:58 PM  Man appears in court charged with the murder of Tribesmen member Kimble Moore.

Police silence on checkpoint

Wellington City area commander Chris Bensemann told staff not to release information as it would lead to more questions.

Emails reveal the police didn't answer enquiries about controversial euthanasia checkpoints to prevent further questions.

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Sex attacker fled on bike

This bike is an item of interest in the case.

Sex attacker's bike and backpack found by police.

Cat killer on the loose?

Tylah Conaghan's cat Puma was found dead in a driveway

A woman found her two cats dead in the same spot with the same injuries one month apart.

Setting sail for school video

Luca Beihenert, 12, lives on a yacht in the harbour, and takes a dingy, then cycles to Nelson Intermediate School every day.

One Nelson student's daily journey to school is a little bit different to the usual bus, bike or car trip.

Sea lion pups make a comeback

A sea lion pup amongst the adults on the subantarctic Auckland Islands.

After years of declining New Zealand sea lion pup births on the subantarctic Auckland Islands, the Department of Conservation is celebrating a 14 per cent increase this year.

Sex for money was not rape

Jason Haward's lawyer has told a Wellington District Court jury that a 15-year-old girl took him into the bushes near ...

Girl wanted money for sex with older man, then stole his wallet when she did not get it, court told.

Social club swindler sentenced

Daniel Paul Benseman was ordered to complete 125 hours of community work when he appeared in the New Plymouth District Court.

He dipped into the social club fund 50 times and used a cheque to buy booze. Problem was, it wasn't for the social club.

Man loses $9000 in scam

A Dunedin man was scammed of $9000.

A Dunedin man could only watch as a scam artist stole $9000 from his bank account.

Dog skin found on beach

The foreshore between Takapuna Beach playground and the Takapuna Boating Club where the dog skin was found.

“I have no doubt it was a dog” - freshly skinned animal flesh found on Auckland beach being investigated by police.

Bank teller stole thousands

A bank teller stole money from the bank's cash room, including hiding some down her shirt.

A bank teller stole more than $4000, including $320 she stuffed down her blouse.

Auckland Island pigs face doom

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is surrounded by is beloved Auckland Island pigs in 2010. Shadbolt was a huge supporter ...

Introduced to the Auckland Islands as food, pigs that now devour penguins may soon be killed.

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crime

Nelson firebug strikes again?

New Zealand Fire Service crews tackle a fire in Toi Toi near the Railway Reserve.

4:16 PM  Firefighters have responded to another blaze in Nelson, close to the scene of a suspicious fire yesterday.

Auckland lawyer struck off

4:04 PM  Lawyer sentenced to home detention and community service after ripping off clients to the tune of $230,000.

Man 'faced sawn-off gun'

Stolen cars used in raid

nz earthquake

Quake shakes Soviet liner video

The bridge of the Mikhail Lermontov.

The top three levels of a sunken Soviet ship were sliced off by the Kaikoura quake.

Shaky capital: 100 days on gallery video

The demolition of the condemned Reading Cinema carpark in Wellington's central city is "around three-quarters complete" ...

One hundred days after the Kaikoura quake, about 200 people are unable to return to their Wellington homes.

Quake aid up in the air

A Kaikoura business owner says the town will need on-going financial assistance until access is restored on State ...

Kaikoura business owners say they need it, but Government's tight-lipped about the future of its payment for quake-hit firms.

Did firms pocket quake cash?

The money is there for employees out of work from the November quake but not all are getting it.

Over 1300 businesses applied for a quake subsidy to pay staff, but at least one worker is yet to see any of it.

politics

New water target 'challenging' video

Environment Minister Nick Smith announces new swimmable fresh water targets.

The Government wants 90 per cent of New Zealand's lakes and rivers to be swimmable by 2040.

Kaye's new competition

Helen White is the new Labour candidate for Auckland central.

Nikki Kaye's main competition for the Auckland Central seat has been named.

Firefighters should handle disasters - Dunne

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has suggested merging Civil Defence's functions within the new Fire and Emergency ...

Peter Dunne says overhauled fire organisation should become our "premier emergency management service".

Stand-down for rogue bosses

Indian students face deportation from New Zealand after their Indian agent filed fraudulent documents.

But new measures to stop employers exploiting migrant workers don't go far enough, unions say.

education

'Discovery' in French

French ambassador Florence Jeanblanc-Risler and Hon Nicky Wagner cut the ribbon for the first French-Rnglish bilingual ...

South Island's first French-English bilingual school programme opens.

The animation generation

Gene Harris of Animation College helping Tupuna Tatara of Southern Cross Campus.

As New Zealand's film industry grows, a few south Auckland students are aiming to contribute to it by getting smart with animation and design.

The students are back

The toga party for O Week in Hamilton was a big hit, with thousands of students flooding the city on Wednesday night.

"It gets quite loose."

Youth from world over visit Otara school

The members from Ship for World Youth interact with students at Ferguson Intermediate School in Otara, South Auckland.

After sailing for about eight days, 46 youth leaders from Ukraine, Egypt, Kenya and Costa Rica among 10 other countries docked at Ferguson Intermediate School in Otara.

health

'One in a million'

Dr Husaini Bin Hafiz, pictured with his wife Juliana Binte Osman, died on February 13 in Hagley Park as he made his way ...

A mental health practitioner, who died while on his way to work at Christchurch Hospital, has left a lasting legacy.

Smart kids more likely to smoke pot

Clever and curious teenagers are twice as likely to drink and smoke cannabis, a study in England finds.

Clever and curious teens are twice as likely to drink and smoke cannabis, English study finds.

Headache over for headache sufferers

Helen Tufui is looking forward to bringing The Headache Clinic north, as she checks out a neck vertebrae example.

A headache clinic, which successfully treats 94 per cent of patients, is expanding to the North Island.

Council votes down gastro fund

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Generic photos of potable drinking water from the tap. This is water from ...

Hastings council says 'no' to $100k fund for people with health problems linked to gastro outbreak.

women of influence

Women of Influence winners video

WOI

Founder of Organic Initiative Helen Robinson took out the supreme Women of Influence title.

Recap: Women of Influence

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The fourth annual Women of Influence awards kick off at SkyCity.

Women of Influence highlights

Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand country head Kirsten Patterson spoke about purpose and leadership.

The theme of the morning was turning ideas into action.

Quiz: Women of Influence 2016

190912 News photo: Supplied/Matamata Chronicle. Kate Sheppard.

How much do you know about the history of women in this country?

farming

Fonterra holds milk price

Fonterra has kept its milk price at $6 per kilogram of milksolids in its latest forecast update.

Fonterra has kept its forecast payout to farmers at $6 per kilogram of milk solids.

Enough space for grapes

Tanks on the ground at the Pernod Ricard tank farm, south of Blenheim.

The post-quake scramble to repair tanks in time for harvest seems to have paid off.

Farmer's grass bonanza dream

Banks Peninsula farmer Tim Wilson loves his approach to farming.

Tim Wilson loves holistic farming - and it's helping keep his wallet full, too.

Waiting, with 'baited' breath video

The Marlborough Sounds will be off limits to commercial fishing if a recreational fishing park is established.

There's been no sign of them yet but recreational fishing parks will still happen, Government says.

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