Colin Thorne

90-year-old runner 'a plodder'

Colin Thorne has run 50 marathons, 94 half-marathons and trains five or six times a week.

NZ ready if Ebola strikes: Coleman

Risk of the disease reaching NZ is remote, but we should be prepared for the worst, minister says.

Toy gun triggers raid

Armed police raided an Auckland house following reports of a man brandishing a hand gun from his vehicle, only to find the 'weapon' was a fake. 

NZ security clampdown

Parliament tightens security in wake of shooting at Canada's parliament in Ottawa today.

Illegal plants bring community work

A long community work sentence has been imposed on a woman who illegally brought threatened plants into Christchurch on a flight from China.

Man stabbed in stomach

Police A man was stabbed in the stomach and face, and another man cut on his hands during a confrontation in Woodville, east of Palmerston North.

Maddie man's charges

British paedophile connected to the Madeleine McCann case was facing three charges of indecent assault in NZ.

Addict stole from father

Kaitaia lodge owner bailed

Thanks for the chocolate fish

chocolate fish If you're PM, what do you give the woman who has everything - including a plum job in New York?

Unnatural selection

It's becoming clear that Labour's leadership selection process may be adding to its long list of woes.

Nats persist with new labour law

Focussing the message

NZ security clampdown

Parliament tightens security in wake of shooting at Canada's parliament in Ottawa today.

Not all degrees created equal

Graduates A system that gives incentives for tertiary study in the areas New Zealand most needs graduates could work

Massey warns on meningococcal

Massey University sends out all-campus alert after meningococcal disease confirmed on its Wellington campus.

Degree is 'holding me back'

Experience beats degrees

Lego robots set pace

Clap of hands and wheeled robots race out of starting gate on way around tiny racetrack - all in name of education.

Drunks put kids at risk

doctor Rowdy late-night drunks at hospitals are scaring other people away, emergency doctor says.

Facing death sparked new life

After receiving devastating cancer news, Jenny Kennedy turned inward, and discovered a new life.

Parkinson's diagnosed by walking

Legal highs process 'crazy'

Flu outfoxes vaccine

A rogue flu strain has surfaced in NZ, infecting even those who have been vaccinated.

250 jobs possible

Fonterra New milk powder dryers at Fonterra's Studholme site will generate hundreds of jobs for South Canterbury.

LIC appoints new director

Co-op appoints independent director to the board of LIC at annual meeting.

A tough conversion

Now the life-lists

Dairy farming in the sky

South Canterbury dairy farm among NZ's most technologically intensive farms.

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