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Children's entertainer Suzy Cato is supporting Birkdale Primary School's fundraising for a new playground.
Nic Gorman's "beautifully structured" thriller joins "the incredibly ambitious and very effective" Maori drama for next month's prestigious celebration of movie-making.
The worker was alone at the time when a man entered the petrol station.
Auckland Council's plan to sell prime land in Takapuna is angering some of the community.
There are some sports fields at Wellington's Grenada North park where the ground is so soggy that children can barely run, let alone kick a ball.
Mobility scooter and car crash, leaving a 91-year-old man dead.
Wellington's choice: a new scar on landscape, or running out of building material.
Wellington co-ordination centre could have a problem if there was a disaster tomorrow.
A rowi kiwi, close to breeding age, has been found dead on a road near Franz Josef.
City's new stadium could cost $496m, feature a fixed roof and a retractable field.
Farmer broke cows' tails, punched them and struck them with a pipe, a court has heard.
Pair created a bogus tale of a family tragedy to divert fishing trawler - costing Talley's $173k.
Skine Lalich was cooking a roast when the bbq exploded, burning his face and arms.
Two of them 'could be from tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars to fix'.
There's nothing concrete yet but the regional council is clear - pests as pets is a big no no.
The Hamilton eatery is part bar, part dining, all in a suburban shopping centre.
Getting hauled out of bed late at night to find a lost tramper doesn't worry search and rescue volunteer trainees.
Taranaki mayors have sent a guide to the incoming government for extra regional spending.
They have customers aplenty and a van ready to go. Now all they need is money.
Their landlord ignored their complaints about their damp and dangerous home.
Palmerston North's James Line has been cleared for an urban makeover.
She won a Tenancy Tribunal case against property manager, but still lives there.
Zain Collins couldn't go to the school ball if he didn't have a date. Does this signal a wider issue with school balls in 2017?
Beauty salon imports new floatation pods it claims are the ultimate form of relaxation.
Nelson author Miles Spence is back with a collection of poems and two more books in the wings.
Nelson city councillors are set to make a call today over the city amenity bylaw.
There's a real sense of anticipation surrounding Tasman's new signing Levi Aumua.
A Nelson man listed thousands of dollars worth of non-existent gig tickets and clothes for sale on Facebook.
Design plans show new-look coastal highway, complete with bridges and seawalls.
The outspoken Blenheim councillor is taking the leap to national politics with his "idol" Winston Peters.
Spring Creek roundabout entrance closes for final piece of construction.
Maori health provider overwhelmed by number of people willing to help tackle youth suicide rate.
A Timaru 4-year-old's red hair has been included in a national photography project.
Twizel man David Fountain has been remembered as an "honest, thoughtful" man.
Farmer broke tails of cows, punched them, and struck them with a pipe, court hears.
Council wants to see Evans St four-laned, and inland roads upgraded to make them safer.
Milton burial bones yet to reveal pioneers' life and death stories.
Marine reserves are not the answer to saving the yellow-eyed penguin, a fisherman claims.
Debt-free Clutha District Council highlighted in national ratepayers' report.
Ecological river health verses economic need - a panel of Central Otago community members faced-off in an effort to find a solution.
''They like the sense of whanau, they feel like they are a part of something."
Southland's inaugural Purple Work Shirt Day is raising funds for Ronald McDonald House.
Stubbornness and a want to succeed have helped Dwight Grieve claim the Southland Road Championship title in Te Anau on Saturday.
An Invercargill family had a close shave following a house fire in Kingswell.