Russel Norman

Norman - reluctant leader

'Introverted, shy' Russel Norman has found himself in charge of a political party.

Punter fumes at TAB muzzle

5:00am The TAB says: "You know the odds, now beat them" but seemingly that's only if you're not great at it.

Bizarre payouts for work injuries

5:00am Be careful in the office. Last year ACC received 47 claims for paper cuts alone.

Driver hospitalised

A driver has been taken to Middlemore Hospital after a crash in east Auckland.

Portaloos, dogs, hands in blenders

5:00am Fifty shades of 111 calls are being tackled by the country's firefighters.

Shot fired in Thames

Police Police have arrested two men after a gun was fired in a residential area of Thames. 

Daylight sex attack

Police are investigating a violent daylight sexual attack at Waikato University this morning.

New details in $1.5m fraud probe

Robber's getaway on scooter

Collins sticks to her guns

Judith Collins She'd had the week from hell but Judith Collins was yesterday adamant she would not quit.

New Liu donation uncovered

A new politician has been dragged into the saga of Donghua Liu's funding of political parties.

Nats may extend UFB rollout

Arson motive believed political

Secret diary of Judith Collins

I knew something was wrong as soon as I switched on the kitchen light.

Complaint over wandering toddler

preschool An official complaint is before the Ministry of Education after a child wandered away from a Dunedin centre undetected.

Silence on board's resignation

Parents of children at a Waikato school are demanding answers about why a commissioner has been brought in.

Teacher's rejection 'disappointing'

Refugee kids need wheels

PPTA reaches interim agreement

Secondary school teachers reach interim agreement over Government's education policy after primary colleagues reject it.

Men's cancer 'beat-up'

Breast cancer, prostate cancer A health funding battle is being set up between breast cancer sufferers and men with prostate cancer.

Cancer talk etiquette

It's hard to know what to say to a cancer patient. Lauren Wepa is writing a how-to guide about it.

Allergy sufferers beware

Young fear dementia too

In tsunami zone

Middlemore Hospital lies within a tsunami evacuation zone, but officials say they are prepared for disaster.

A1 threat to NZ dairy

dairy farm New Zealand must quickly get on with the task of breeding its dairy herds to be free of A1 beta-casein.

NZ meat sales hit Chinese TV

Silver Fern Farms wants to add more value to meat after launching prime cuts of packaged beef and lamb onto a televised shopping show in China.

Meat price may disappoint

Smart switch could save lives

Rare herd for sale

Colin Lyon hopes someone with the same passion as him will take on his rare Swiss breed of beef cattle to bigger things.

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