Tony Marryatt

$800,000 payout

Former Christchurch City Council boss Tony Marryatt left his job with an $800,000 payout.

Progress after confronting PM

5:00am An end to a woman's quake-damaged home woes is in sight after she approached the prime minister.

Guinea pig for drink-drive tech

5:00am New Police Minister Michael Woodhouse was hauled into a booze bus to have his mugshot and fingerprints taken - all in the name of new technology.

Teen jailed for 'impulsive' beating

5:00am Teen who beat a man so badly he was unrecognisable him says it was "impulsive decision".

Principal faces inquiry

5:00am Complaint laid against head after veteran teacher jailed for three years over child-sex offences.

Road rage attack ends in jail

Prison A man has been jailed after punching a 70-year-old man because of "road rage".

Sex attack, raids linked to gang

The Mongrel Mob is believed to be behind an alleged sexual attack and two aggravated burglaries in South Canterbury.

Gangs urged to meet

Toy gun triggers raid

Today in politics

Beehive Trade Minister is "optimistic" the Govt will soon be able to announce free trade agreement with South Korea.

NZ ready if Ebola strikes: Coleman

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

Thanks for the chocolate fish

Unnatural selection

NZ security clampdown

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

Killer loan living costs

Piggy bank While I don't feel like I missed out on much while I was studying at university, I most certainly am now.

Not all degrees created equal

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

Massey warns on meningococcal

Degree is 'holding me back'

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.

Coconut oil 'a health hazard'

Coconut oil is high in saturated fat and should not be used as regular cooking oil despite being the "trendy thing", NZ Heart Foundation says.

Drunks put kids at risk

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

Facing death sparked new life

Parkinson's diagnosed by walking

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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