Thousands attended New Plymouth's  ANZAC Day dawn service.

Thousands come to remember

They came out of the darkness and gathered around the New Plymouth cenotaph to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Anzacs landing at Gallipoli.

Two dead in city crash

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Two people have died in the third fatal road crash in New Plymouth in a week.

Recap: Anzac Day  gallery

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis were up early to mark Anzac Day at countless dawn ceremonies around the country.

Photos: Anzac Day 2015 gallery

Photos from the Anzac Day dawn services around the country.

New supermarket boosts jobs

Two new supermarkets will mean more jobs in Stratford and New Plymouth.

Soldier's descendants sought

A Waitara man is looking for the relatives of a soldier so he can reunite them with his medals.

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DNA advance could unlock cold cases

Institute of Environmental Sciences and Research DNA technical leader Dr SallyAnn Harbison with some case samples in the DNA profile database, which has now been running for 20 years.

New technology could use DNA to determine everything down to the colour of a suspect's hair.

All aboard for the front

Weta Digital has used some digital wizardry to transformed WWI black and white photograph into colourful scenes.

Grandson proud to wear war medals

Earthquake felt

Sport

Spotswood props bags a hat-trick

Spotswood United prop Jared Proffit scored a hat-trick of tries as they beat Southern 27-21.

 

Battle of the imports

It's the battle of the big men when the Taranaki Mountain Airs take on the Bay Hawks in New Plymouth on Sunday.

Shane Cameron and his fighter promising fighter Ricky Murphy.

Cameron leading a busy "retirement"

The Mountain Warrior is carving himself a career in the business world.

Opinion

The PM, ponytails and pratfalls

20042015 News. Cameron Burnell/Fairfax NZ. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott hold a joint press conference at Te Papa.

OPINION: He can be a fun guy, but this week Prime Minister John Key looked like a prize jerk.

Letters: Walkway reponse

OPINION: Readers discuss the a walkway row, a bike tragedy and Anzac Day.

A peace of the action

The Anzac story is much more complex than the simplistic, "brave boys dying overseas for our flag" narrative.

Lifestyle

A matter of life and death: David Greenway

William David Fryer Greenway

                                                        David Greenway

Ghost particles of the universe

What are neutrinos, and why do scientists want to know more about them?

This Maori pataka may well have been used as a whare when this photo was taken in 1872 beside the first Waitara bridge. It was gone by 1873.

From stone age to iron age

 The quest for stone was overtaken by the quest for firearms once the whalers arrived.

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