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A miracle of a kakapo chick

Kakapo chick from a crushed and mended egg beats the odds to boost endangered population.

Cyclone Ita's tail strikes NZ

16 min ago LATEST: A roof ripped off by gale winds narrowly misses Auckland traffic, as the wild weather starts moving from the battered north down the rest of the country.

Charges in stabbing death

Wellington man arrested and charged with murder in connection with death of Mei Fan.

Slips cause evacuation, road blockage

Large slip crashes onto one of Wellington's most expensive properties with a "sickening" crack.

Armed while shoplifting

Woman convicted of manslaughter in 1998 has been jailed for shoplifting and carrying knives.

'I hope he rots in jail'

Aaron Rhys McDonald Former flatmate of Aaron McDonald not surprised by crime spree after seeing him succumb to drugs.

Police officer attacked

A police officer is in hospital after being attacked while trying to break up a brawl in Auckland.

Victim took in killer

Tyre thieves 'gutless'

Adviser defends Collins

Judith Collins A senior Beehive adviser has taken the unusual step of going public to back her minister, Judith Collins.

Hot Genesis debut forecast

Shares in Genesis Energy could surge when it lists on the NZX today, fund managers predict.

Shock news: Greens favour privatisation

PM rejects 'fat tax'

Critics slam Labour truck proposal

Labour's plan to ban trucks from fast lanes and make it cheaper to own some vehicles gets mixed reaction.

Thanks for the memories

Kate and George So Wills, Kate and George are gone, leaving us only with memories. Here are the best bits.

Gifts and gushing fans

A modern Beatlemania gripped Wellington as William and Catherine greeted thousands of near-hysterical fans.

Royal tour: Winners and losers

Royal tour: Your say

Royals a treat

Tour has made William and Kate into New Zealand's favourite family friends.

Marc Ellis makes a leap

marc ellis Former student Marc Ellis has returned to Wellesley College to celebrate its centenary.

Swimmer dips her toe in business world

Olympic swimmer Amaka Gessler is climbing out of the pool and into the business world.

Classes preserve Hindi

Kept in dark on NCEA errors

Umaga encourages kids to set goals

Counties Manukau coach Tana Umaga has been visiting Auckland schools, inspiring a new generation of rugby players.

Earthquake stress plea to insurers

Stressed, anxious man Insurers need to better recognise and respond to the stress many of their customers are under, a disaster recovery psychologist says.

Stoned at work

Many Kiwis are getting high before work - and employers are undertaking drug testing themselves.

Breast cancer battle scars

Legal highs a factor in son's death

Star move sparks cancer catch

Lucky save for woman after star Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy prompted her to get checked.

Plant up and running

Alliance group The Alliance Group has finished commissioning its $25 million rendering plant.

Big plans for farm

The new owners of Taranaki's landmark Onetai Station want to realise its potential as a beef and sheep farm.

More feed than cows to eat it

Fodder beet a likely option

Mystery silo

A Taranaki family is keen to find out more about a silage silo built on their farm in 1931.

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