Sex offender coming to NZ

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1:59 PM  Perth woman is outraged her father, after jail for child sex offences, can dodge parole conditions in Canterbury.

Stoke couple flees house fire gallery

Smoke can be seen around Nelson from a house fire in Stoke.

2:15 PM  The owners of a Stoke house completely destroyed in fire have miraculously escaped unharmed.

Second child hit by car

A Ross Intermediate School student was knocked down by car and trapped under a car in Freyberg Street.

Six-year-old boy critical after being the second Manawatu child struck by a car in a week.

Crash mum's healthy baby video

LONG RECOVERY: Emily Short is still recovering from her injuries suffered when a drunk driver smashed into her car last May.

Luna Short was in the womb when the car her mother was driving was struck by a man drunk on beer and vodka.

Key - National pulled back

Prime Minister John Key admits National have a big job on their hands if Mark Osborne is to defend the party's Northland seat from Winston Peters.

Prime Minister John Key says media forced National to hold back on more Northland promises.

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crime

Guilty verdicts delivered in Prasad case

VICTIM: Shalvin Prasad.

2:44 PM  The men accused of burning an Auckland man to death have been found guilty.

Sex offender coming to NZ

1:59 PM  Perth woman is outraged her father, after jail for child sex offences, can dodge parole conditions in Canterbury.

Lundy 'not a lab rat'

Man admits 'chop shop' charges

politics

Key - National pulled back

Prime Minister John Key admits National have a big job on their hands if Mark Osbourne is to defend the party's Northland seat from Winston Peters.

Prime Minister John Key says media forced National to hold back on more Northland promises.

Key dismisses Peters video

16 min ago  PM says he won't be calling on Winston Peters if the power balance shifts after the Northland by-election.

United Future leader Peter Dunne has found himself in the firing line of New Zealand's comedians.

Dunne vs comedians

MP Peter Dunne dismisses all Kiwi comedians, then expresses dismay to find himself the butt of their jokes.

education

'You’re from Otara, and you’re studying?'

CHALLENGING RACISM: A student-led Auckland University project has interviewed more than 40 Maori and Pacific Island students about the racism they encounter at university. Students Chelsea Tevaga, Elaina Lauaki-Vea and Zoe James.

Student-led project looks to stamp out racism experienced by Maori and Pasifika at university.

Rowing row may settle out of court

Father of school rower believes St Bede's College will agree to settle legal dispute.

Most ACT children are performing less well than their socio-economic status might suggest.

Cannabis in staff room 'silly, stupid'

South Auckland school stands behind decision not to go to police after teacher aides were caught with cannabis.

health

Riley loses her locks

BRAVE MOVE: At 10-years old, Riley Comer will shave off her hair for the Shave for Cure event.

Riley Comer put on a brave face as she watched her long locks come off for the Shave for Cure campaign.

Untreated hernias are 'dangerous'

Monitoring hernias rather than immediately operating raises mortality rates, warns a Christchurch surgeon.

Type-2 diabetic Pete Hustwick, of Nelson.

Diabetes meters 'dangerous'

Authorities deny claims blood meters are dodgy despite car crashes, children in hospital.

farming

Teen shearing champ dies

Shaylyn Te Huia, 16, died unexpectedly in Te Kuiti on Monday.

2:33 PM  Shearing community in shock after an up and coming champion dies unexpectedly.

Guardians of the land

Heritage is important to the family at Broadlands Station which recently won an environment award.

Prices for beef and sheep are predicted to rise in April.

Price rises predicted

Sheepmeat and beef prices are predicted to rise in April.

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