Deck collapse 'happened so fast'

Mele Maile's aunty will never celebrate her birthday again after her family dropped metres from a deck.

Powerboat floods after hitting rocks

Powerboat helped by nearby fishermen after colliding with rocks and taking on water near Cheviot.

Man missing in lake

Search on for man who disappeared in Canterbury lake while trying to reach drifting boat.

Spinal cord injury ignored

7:33pm A man was discharged from hospital after a bicycle crash, without doctors realising he had received a spinal cord injury.

Cop attacker in court

Youth worker jumped on officer's head and swore at him while he continued his attack, court told.

'I would have shot him'

Jason William Baker and Shaun Robert Murray Innes Man yelled at his brother to "get a gun" during struggle with intruder at their home, before brother was fatally stabbed.

Injured woman flees intruder

A woman was assaulted in her home near Invercargill after disturbing an intruder.

Gun pointed at man in Tauranga

Catholic priest charged

Is this Dotcom's truth?

dotcom key PM and Warner Bros reject claims of plot to bring Kim Dotcom here at behest of Hollywood bosses. | ’You’re being watched’

Spy scandal - what we know

NZ's spying scandal pre-dates the explosive disclosures by US whistleblower Edward Snowden. | Seven alternative truths | Claims stripped bare

Child poverty is solvable: Greens

'10,000 new homes a year'

US spy sensor 'in NZ'

Whistleblower Edward Snowden claims there is a US security facility in NZ. | Beehive Live

Shy students left behind

A teacher writes on a blackboard "Harden up" just doesn't cut it for the students who need a little help in building their self-belief.

Poverty too close to home

More than half South Auckland parents say their children are worse off because of the school zoning system.

'Gobsmacked' by hair proposal

Free tertiary study promised

Aranui public-private school backed

The Aranui community campus, Christchurch's first public-private partnership school, is set to open in 2017.

Accelerating prices hit family budget

stethoscope High petrol costs are forcing New Zealanders to cut back on their health spending.

Health system too slow

A government body investigating life-saving science has found it must change the way it operates.

Bruce blasts 'dumb' decision

Audiologist apologises over tests

Forced to consider motherhood

Monica Stubbs was only 23 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and had to make a hasty decision.

Poachers fire on workers

Hunting rifle Forestry workers are dodging bullets from poachers, says a forest manager.

Council bullying claim

Dairy farming family appalled at the way a regional council investigated and prosecuted them for environmental offences.

Quad bike crash victim named

Tech take up slow

Post mortems on cows

Team of experts carrying out post mortems to get to the bottom of a mystery illness that has killed as many as 300 cows.

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