5:00am A former hairdresser has made the cut as a NZ First list MP.
Court fines Queenstown housekeeper for breaking a man's jaw after homophobic abuse in a bar.
A group of Southland students have caught the attention of a Wellington hunting safety business.
Invercargill chef Graham Hawkes has been elected president of NZChefs, the national association representing professional chefs, cooks and trainees, patissiers and confectioners.
A man accused of fraud got himself into debt with a business he owned, a court has been told.
A former Night 'n Day staffer has been sentenced to 200 hours' community work for stealing from her employer more than 100 times.
Demolition worker pleads not guilty to murder charge after death of a man in a Dunedin bar.
I'm barely into a 10km race, my armpits are chaffing . . . but a drive-by high-five helped pick up my speed.
Ted Menlove is remembered for the huge contribution he made to Northern Southland community alongside his family and farming commitments, being known as a local character with a cheeky grin coupled with determination, resilience and the will to win in all he tackled.
Southland produced a clever capable veterinary surgeon in Michael Brown, always known as Brownie - and lost a lovable colourful character in his passing, after illnesses battled bravely, at the age of 67.
Rodney MP Mark Mitchell is likely to take legal action over Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics.
Open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel.
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