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Charity theft a 'disgusting act'

Two boxes belonging to Kidney Kids NZ are among charity boxes stolen from Orewa businesses.

Murder charges laid

Man alleged to have killed two people and seriously injured another at the Ashburton Work and Income office to appear in court. | Help offered

Beyer takes Harawira to task

Prominent Mana candidate Georgina Beyer questions motives of founder Kim Dotcom.

Police admit delay

Dementia sufferer Trevor Smith was likely to be already dead by the time police launched search.

Buyer 'not misled' lawyer says

Estate agent's lawyer says skincare founder was not misled into paying $2.78m for house.

Accused in court

John Tully An Ashburton man stood quietly in the dock as he faced charges of murdering Susan Cleveland and Peggy Noble.

Hunt still on for hit-and-run driver

Elderly Christchurch cyclist left in full body cast after being hit by car.

Ashburton shooting suspect held

Live: Alleged gunman captured

Greens demand $4 pay hike

Generic money The Greens would lift the minimum wage by almost $4 to $18 hour and pay public servants at least $18.80.

Key v Cunliffe: live tonight

It's been a bumpy ride so far on the election campaign trail and this is your chance to grill the leaders.

Live: Leaders in the hot seat

Key's staff to be grilled

Peters' bottom-line

NZ First leader Winston Peters makes royal commission a bottom line in any post-election deal.

Get back to education basics

Education basics - A girl's hand writing It's great our kids get to try exciting things at school, but not at the expense of reading, writing and maths.

Students eat their words

Manurewa East School students learned about different foods before putting their cooking skills to the test.

The write stuff to study at UCLA

Controversial essays banned

Towering future awaits

The 11-year-old chosen to follow in Steven Adams' footsteps already has one big thing going for him.

Shining a light on child obesity

strap With most parents unable to tell if a child is overweight, should anyone else be raising the issue?

Doctor's app targets salt

Reducing salt in your diet could be the key to reducing heart disease, researcher says.

Inadequacies, failures cited in deaths

SFO called in

Clock ticking on DNA

A looming legal deadline may spell the death of some people's only chance of having children.

Training lacks credibility

Farm training Agricultural industry training is under fire from farmers who claim qualifications lack value and credibility.

Sediment linked to sheep

Science has uncovered sheep, not dairy cows, as culprits for some sediment problems in Southland estuaries.

Added-value dairy exports needed

Farming app up for award

Red devons catching on

Red devons may not be well-known in New Zealand but they have a well-deserved big reputation overseas.