The mother of tortured Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie has had her parole decision revoked.
The Greens are promising a $200 million boost to get children to school by bike and on foot.
Mother of one of the boys targeted by teacher describes horror of her son being sexually abused.
Accepting gifts of underwear and party invites show boundaries between teachers and pupils are being stretched.
Schools that raise funds cleaning up after Hurricanes games or the Martinborough Fair may miss out under new health and safety reforms.
A call to the emergency 111 number has helped Waikato police capture a man on the run for nearly a year.
Playcentres are under threat of closure, even as politicians investigate ways to get parents more involved in children's learning.
The Families Commission faced accusations of "politicisation" from Opposition MPs yesterday.
OPINION: Sorry is the hardest word when your name is Judith Collins.
Son, 9, of man killed by a Chinese driver pleads for law to ensure tourists pass NZ driving test.
Olive Neale was born with a skin condition so rare that doctors had never seen it before.
OPINION: Justice Minister Judith Collins is one strike short of being out.
With Michael Parkin's life slipping away, Ross Munro decided it was time for desperate measures.
The Earthquake Commission told staff to flag claimants who were television personalities and sports stars.
The Education Ministry is reviewing potential sites for Christchurch schools facing relocation.
Investigators can find little trace of $1 million gambling addict embezzled from employers.
Christchurch residents hit by flooding last week brace for yet another deluge as storm nears NZ.
A tourist was in the best possible company when he was injured on Mt Ruapehu - tramping doctors.
Judith Collins gives an assurance there's nothing more to come out about her trip to China to embarrass John Key.
The Health and Disability Commissioner's caseload threatens to overflow as complaints rise.
Police are hunting for a man involved in the aggravated robbery of an adult shop in Rotorua.
Sir Peter Jackson pays tribute to a young Wellington writer who has died from cancer.
Man who died after being pulled unconscious from Lake Taupo on Tuesday was an Indian student.
LATEST: Bloodstains where Featherston man was killed indicated that at least two blows were struck to a bleeding person.
A 22-year-old man who sped past police at 174kmh is guaranteed a prison term.
More than $1m in drugs and cash seized in searches linked to Wellington apartment P-lab bust.
John Banks will apply to have charges of knowingly filing a false electoral return thrown out next month.
Cyclone Lusi to bring severe gales, heavy rain, big waves and storm surges to NZ.
Hollywood actor Chris Pine faces a charge for allegedly driving while drunk after the Z for Zachariah wrap party in Canterbury.
PM dresses down Judith Collins after more details were revealed about an official trip to China.
Police are out in force in East Auckland to try to track down a serial cross-dressing flasher with a penchant for lacy lingerie.
A 73-year-old man has been flown to hospital after farm machinery rolled and trapped him.
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A parole hearing for sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson was put off because he could not reach his lawyer.
A woman remains in hospital after the car she was in ploughed through a Marlborough camping ground.
Police are hunting for a fifth Brazilian man in connection with the seizure of up to $1 million of cocaine.
A New Zealand air force Orion will continue to help search for the missing jetliner off the coast of Malaysia today.
Man who falsely claimed he saw a snake in Wellington apartment is sentenced in court.
Scrutiny over political links after commissioner photographed campaigning with PM.
A battler who turned her back on power companies is now in a fight with neighbours.
Three people had to be cut free from a serious crash on State Highway 2 this morning.
Labour leader dismisses suggestions of a cooling in relations between his party and the Greens.
A young father of two who died after an alleged assault was a quiet, hard-working man, his grieving family say.
Interrupting capital's top-ranked female officer was probably the last thing thief expected.
New figures show an increasing number of people switching from four wheels to two.
John Key promises to hold a flag referendum before the 2017 election if National is re-elected.
OPINION: Whether it's a silver fern or a koru, a debate over the design of the flag always had potential to be divisive.
With six hours left in the flight from Japan, Stu Husband thought his fellow passenger was dead.
Teenagers are ending up in psychiatric care after being urged to commit suicide online.
A nurse who used unreasonable force on a patient has been ordered to pay $27,350.
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