William Mannix

Answering the call to arms

Waihi's tunnellers played an unheralded role during WWI, which NZ joined 100 years ago.

Festering tensions

0 min ago Hundreds of documents lay bare the strained relationship between the CCC, Earthquake Recovery Minister and CCDU.

Basketballer's court reprieve

0 min ago Basketballer identified as prime offender in violent assault at New Plymouth pub is given a reprieve.

Kiwi 'brainwashed'

0 min ago The friend of NZ man killed in an air strike in Yemen says his mate wanted to be an iman, not a terrorist.

Assaulted in her home

0 min ago A woman who is fighting for her name to be published was allegedly assaulted for eight minutes while in her own home.

Scam targets Auckland immigrants

Money man, fraud Victims told they'll get a "good citizen tax refund" if they make a payment to an overseas bank account.

14-year-old boys flee in car

Two boys fled police in a stolen car, driving for about 30km before getting caught.

4-hour armed standoff

'Unexplained' death not suspicious

Banks: I will appeal

John Banks John Banks says he has "unimpeachable, watertight" evidence to exonerate him as he's sentenced over donations.

'Iconic slice of NZ' sold

The Chinese firm that bought the Crafar farms has signed a conditional deal for another large block.

Beehive Live: August 1

Party leaders give up alcohol

PM denies spyware use

John Key flatly denies suggestions NZ installed controversial spyware to collect data from the Southern Cross cable.

Forget sun, give me robot fun

Robots Most people visit Samoa for the sun and sand but Doug Bryan went there to show kids how to build robots.

Educated questions over changes

Principals still struggle to see how the new 'Investing in Educational Success' policy will work in schools.

Microchip plan on hold

Fairfield eco-centre gets boost

School's microchip 'reward' plan

School's hope to track pupils' good behaviour with microchip bracelets prompts concern from parents.

DHB cuts stressful

Hutt Hospital Cost-cutting at Hutt Valley District Health Board has left staff stressed and confused.

Life of the walking dead

Katy Stonyer always warns people about narcolepsy but they don't get it till they see her collapse.

Sick doctors taking bugs to work

Health insurance twist

Eye expert to train workers in Fiji

A Hamilton eye expert is heading to Fiji this month, but not to holiday at the beach.

Fonterra director retires

Jim van der Poel Jim van der Poel will leave the dairy co-operative's board in November, after 12 years of service.

Kelp is on the way

Farmer and entrepreneur Roger Beattie has a new eco-farming idea for kelp seaweed.

US beef numbers crunched

GMO ban boosts Tasmania

How much are our bees worth?

Bees are worth $5.1 billion to the New Zealand economy each year, but all is not well with them.

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The lower drink-driving limits from December are:

Great - too much carnage on our roads.

Overkill - targets moderate drinkers, not the heavies

Still too little - make it zero tolerance.

Sensible - punishment is in line with lesser breaches of limit.

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