Police car crashes in chase

A police car slid off a road after the third car chase in Northland on Sunday morning

A police car slid off the road and rolled in Northland after one of three chases went awry.

Yacht in 'horrendous conditions' video

Lady Elizabeth IV battled high seas to rescue a 40-foot yacht in Palliser Bay with three people on board.

Boat loses propeller and gets stuck in high seas off Wairarapa.

Fears Saudi refugee executed

Khalid Alzahrani at Christchurch International Airport shortly before he flew to Auckland on July 30 last year.

Friends of Saudi refugee who left NZ in mysterious circumstances fear he may have been executed.

Medicinal cannabis in 2016?

Children's Commissioner Russell Wills has a check-up with regular patient Carter Drake, 7, at Hawke's Bay hospital, where he's a paediatrician.

An unlikely alliance is making cannabis treatments a reality for Kiwis.

Plight of Afghan interpreter video

He risked his life for New Zealand, now Ajmal Ahmadi just wants to bring his family here

He risked his life for New Zealand and now his family is in danger. But they can't come here.

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crime

Lost Aussie laptop tracked to NZ

Laptop lost in Sydney is tracked to a Rangiora home.

12:39 PM  An Adelaide student left his laptop on a park bench in Sydney. A week later it turned up in Rangiora.

Millie's grief: 'In losing him I also discovered how strong I really am'

EXCLUSIVE: Head Hunters leader Chris 'One Eye' Morris and Millie Elder-Holmes joined hundreds of friends and gang members for her slain boyfriend Connor Morris' unveiling.

Group attacks tourists

US lawyer says Maori have it as bad as black Americans

politics

Key leaves girl in tears

Prime Minister John Key meets students at Waiuku College, south of Auckland.

Teen says she was "upset and embarrassed" when John Key dismissed her idea for Maori language month as boring.

Kingmaker regains his crown

OPINION: The most overused noun in New Zealand politics has been resuscitated: the kingmaker is back.

Colin Craig and his wife Helen during a press conference where Craig announced he would sue three men for defamation.

Craig could run for Mayor video

Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has not ruled out running for Auckland mayor next year

education

Why juries need to know

Blessie Gotingco, a mother of three, was run down and murdered on her way home from work.

OPINION: Justice may be blind, but justice is not well-served by blindfolding our jurors as well.

Skilled workers still needed

The internet is still not going to give you a haircut.

Donald Morrison

Tickle teacher trial: What the jury wasn't told

A jury that acquitted a teacher of indecent acts wasn't told about photographs of a young girl found on his school computer and a pair of girl's underpants in his classroom cupboard.

health

Waikato cardiologist retires

Cardiologist Clyde Wade will be tending to his 50 acre deer farm in Temple View.

7 min ago  A doctor who pioneered cardiology services at Waikato Hospital has retired.

Kiwis wrongly self-diagnosing

A growing tendency for Kiwis to self-diagnose allergies is putting their health at risk – particularly for children.

Waikato hospital. A doctor accused of fraud worked for the Waikato DHB.

Fraud accused doc: Pray yourself better

A patient is angry over the advice and medication she was given by a doctor accused of fraud.

Women of Influence

'Technology is the biggest story' video

"Society has not even begun to imagine where it would go," Gibbs said.

Time editor Nancy Gibbs believes technology is the biggest story in this "golden age of journalism".

How do you define success? video

Some of our Women of Influence alumni discuss their views on what it means to be successful.

"The science network is a bit more male dominated. It is quite hard to break into even at the higher level," says Margaret Brimble.

A woman's voice in science

Distinguished professor Margaret Brimble won the Women of Influence in science and innovation award in 2014.

farming

Clean and green, but not GM-free

Produce grower John Bostock says Hawke's Bay should have the right to stay GMO-free.

Hawke's Bay premium food producers protest "back door" move to strip regions of the power to stay free of genetically modified organisms.

Where every day is a good day

Ken Shaw isn't looking for a career in governance, but he makes an ideal chairman for the Waipaoa Farm Cadet Trust.

While the TPP is expected to see widespread tariff reduction, Japan, Canada and Mexico may retain restrictions on dairy products.

TPPA tips over video

In welcome news for Kiwi dairy farmers, Trans Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii have failed.

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