Agency seeks liquidation

Relationships Aotearoa is to seek liquidation.

Five organisations will take on the counselling work of Relationships Aotearoa, which is to seek liquidation in the High Court.

Student 'shocked' by bus ride

Green Bay High School student Patrick Meisel was one of the students who jumped out of a bus after the driver refused to stop.

Student describes actions of bus driver as "unexpected" and said he ignored their pleas to stop.

Uni dangles free flights

University of Canterbury vice-chancellor Rod Carr is trying to boost student numbers by offering incentives like free flights for returning students wanting to study overseas for a semester.

Canterbury University is offering incentives including free flights for students to boost its numbers.

How much is a teacher worth?

Wellington secondary school teacher Ameria Kiriwera says teachers are professionals and their pay should reflect that.

Being stressed about the next bill shouldn't be a concern for a working professional, says school teacher.

Furniture brings hero to tears

Sikh man Harman Singh became a reluctant international hero because he removed his sacred turban to help a cradle the head of a child.

A video of Harman Singh being treated to a house full of furniture has made international headlines

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crime

Body recoverd from Rotorua stream

Police have cordoned off an area in Fordlands, Rotorua, where a body was found in a stream.

Police investigation has been launched after body found in Rotorua stream.

Home invasion victim thought she would die

An Invercargill woman attacked by a masked man in her own home thought she was going to die.

Son's closure after 29-year mystery video

Good Samaritan hit with hammer video

politics

How much is a teacher worth?

Wellington secondary school teacher Ameria Kiriwera says teachers are professionals and their pay should reflect that.

Counting every dollar and being stressed about the next bill shouldn't be a concern for a working professional, says school teacher.

Govt puts brakes on law reform

Disquiet among National MPs looks set to delay planned changes to health and safety law.

An Awassi ram.  The New Zealand-bred sheep have proved to be a delicacy in Saudi Arabia.

Saudis threatened to sue

Saudi businessmen who was thwarted in exporting live sheep to the Middle East wanted to sue the Govt for $20-$30 million compensation.

education

How much is a teacher worth?

Wellington secondary school teacher Ameria Kiriwera says teachers are professionals and their pay should reflect that.

Counting every dollar and being stressed about the next bill shouldn't be a concern for a working professional, says school teacher.

Student 'shocked' by bus driver's actions

Student describes actions of bus driver as "unexpected" and said he ignored their pleas to stop.

University of Canterbury vice-chancellor Rod Carr is trying to boost student numbers by offering incentives like free flights for returning students wanting to study overseas for a semester.

Uni dangles free flights

Canterbury University is offering incentives including free flights for students to boost its numbers.

health

New providers to replace Relationships Aotearoa

Relationships Aotearoa is to seek liquidation.

Five major organisations will take on the counselling work of Relationships Aotearoa, which is to seek liquidation in the High Court.

Relationship service ditched

Relationships Aotearoa says it has been 'betrayed' by the Government.

Lecretia Seales, first diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2011 and now expected to have only weeks to live.

Seales 'can't change law'

Terminally ill lawyer says she wants to clarify law. The Crown says she wants to change it - and she can't.

farming

Saudis threatened to sue for $20m

An Awassi ram.  The New Zealand-bred sheep have proved to be a delicacy in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi businessmen who was thwarted in exporting live sheep for slaughter to the Middle East wanted to sue the Government for $20-$30m compensation.

Sheep bring high spirits

A farmer fed up with drought has been putting his sheep to good use, arranging them into roadside billboards to make people smile.

Giant dairy co-operative Fonterra is New Zealand's third largest coal user.

Fonterra a large scale coal user

One of NZ's biggest coal burners could switch to biofuels - but at a cost.

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