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Uni of Otago students 'on edge' video

Police officers patrol the deserted Otago University campus after an online gun threat.

17 min ago  Police want students to nominate potential suspects for online threat towards Dunedin campus.

Wanted: Bike-riding ciggie burglar

1:34 PM  Police are looking for a man who fled the scene of a cigarette burglary on his bike.

They're at it again video

Police log into social media


Dairy, beef still face TPP tariffs

Trade Minister Tim Groser at the Trans-Pacific Partnership press conference.

Trade Minister Tim Groser admits it was "too difficult" to get all tariffs lifted for New Zealand exports.

TPPA - what does it all mean?

What will Kiwis get out of the TPPA?

Labour social development spokesman Carmel Sepuloni says the Government must do more to turn around an "economic slowdown", which had driven more working families to seek Government income support.

Kiwis with jobs need help

Rising numbers of employed Kiwis are turning to Government assistance to make ends meet.


Bullying against 'European values'

Sandra Marx has complained to the Employment Relations Authority about racial discrimination and unjustifiable dismissal.

1:05 PM  South Auckland trainee teacher claims she was sacked for her "European values system."

Man facing rape charges allowed at school

The Education Ministry has stepped in after a school allowed a staff member facing rape charges to continue working.


'Factory farming children' video

A quarter of early childhood teachers wouldn't enrol their kids at their centres.


Deaf girl hears underwater

Eight-year-old Katya Gardiner has cochlear implants but couldn't swim properly with them until a grant changed that.

6 min ago  Imagine swimming with plastic bags around your ears.

New DHB role to promote fluoridation

The district health board is hiring a project manager to promote water fluoridation in the Nelson Marlborough region.

Former food service manager at North Shore Hospital Padmini Singh was rightly dismissed, an ERA decision says.

Hospital food safety manager rightly sacked

1:17 PM  A food safety manager in an Auckland hospital who was fired after unsafe work practices was not unjustifiably dismissed as she claims.

Women of Influence

Women of Influence: The finalists video

Minister for Women, Louise Upston at the launch of Women of Influence 2015 at Westpac Bank in Wellington.

The finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015 have been announced. 

'Push out of your comfort zone'

Young corporate lawyer Althea Carbon is passionate about using digital innovation to help charities.

"I'd have every child in New Zealand growing up with the kind of opportunities I had, that would be brilliant," says Fran Wilde.

A very unplanned career

Former Wellington mayor and Labour MP Fran Wilde was the local and regional winner in 2013.


Volatile times for sharemilkers

Taranaki Federated Farmers sharemilkers' chairman Charlie McCaig, left, and 2015 Taranaki Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year winners, Rob and Mel Van den Brand, with son Riley, 3, discusses strategies to cope with dairy payout volatility.

1:19 PM  Sharemilkers are busy devising strategies to navigate their way through the volatility of this season's farmgate milk price.

Dairy prices up almost 10pc

Dairy prices have risen again in the GlobalDairyTrade auction, the fourth rise in a row.

CAPTION: Marlborough sheep and beef farmer Chris Bowron, of Avon Valley, has fenced off a wetland area and planted 500 native plants.

Regenerating wetlands

 Chris Bowron is a relative hobby farmer compared to his previous life when he once owned 1200 hectares in the Avon Valley.

Have I locked the door?

If you've ever left the house to think you haven't locked the door - you are not alone.


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