By 2050, one in four New Zealanders will have hearing loss, warns the Hearing Association.
Older students will now find it harder to upskill at tertiary level.
A 64-year-old man is airlifted from Cable Bay walkway after slipping on a steep part of the track.
A field of 42 couples, from 153 initial expressions of interest are now competing to win a dream, $30,000 wedding.
New battle lines are being drawn in the long-running dispute at the Waimea Village retirement complex.
Richmond residents want action to stop a repeat of last month's damaging flooding.
A former Golden Bay doctor who was caught driving at more then twice the legal limit said she didn't know how much she had drunk.
Liam Dunne, veteran of nearly 4000 parachute jumps, filmed his own chilling descent before hitting the ground near Motueka at 50kmh, leaving a 20cm dent in the rain-soaked ground.
A Stoke retailer has been caught for the third time selling alcohol to under-age customers.
A worrying spate of attacks on vehicles has continued after missile fired at a bus in Stoke went through one window and out another on the other side.
A planned boulevard around Rocks Rd has been labelled "dangerous and possibly tragic".
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