A year without winter?

Unusually warm temperatures predicted for much of May, but skifield operators are not panicking yet.

Poo on track disgusts walkers

Dog owners come under fire for leaving bags of dog poo on a popular Christchurch walking track.

Warnings over nitrogen in Lake Taupo

Stock were left to graze on land that was supposed to be used for forestry.

'Carrying on like a gangster'

7:08am The tale of a woman firing a BB gun at people in a Burger King car park almost made a judge laugh until he realised she has a child.

Hospital let suicidal man go

11 min ago When David Bentin was admitted to hospital, his fiancee was sure he'd finally get the care he needed. Within two weeks he was dead.

App puts focus on relationship abuse

Helping women to identify potential forms of domestic violence is made easier with a new app.

Jailed priest 'stole girls' faith'

"I still to this day find it hard to look at priests," says woman abused for years.

Manslaughter plea angers

Stabbing: two teens charged

Māori to mainstream

In a cohort of 2600 kōhanga kids, how many kept studying in Māori?

Student allowance decisions challenged

Just over 300 students disagreed with Studylink and got a review in 2015.

Uni exam paper thief sentenced

$900k rebrand for wananga

$140,000 playground for Hamilton

Lunchtime just got a heap more fun at Deanwell School.

Measles tally rises

Several more people are under investigation for measles in the Waikato outbreak.

Court will hear 'novel' claim

A Palmerston North woman has been given leave to continue her fight for more than $300,000 in compensation from the Crown.

Happiness comes in salty water

New menu gets taste test

Less sickness with insulation

Cold, draughty houses causing skin rashes, swollen faces, allergies and asthma.

Pay rise for councillors

Local body politicians to pocket up to 3 per cent more from July, but some argue it's not enough.

PM denies foreign trusts talk

John Key says he didn't tell his lawyer the Government had no plans to change law.

Let the pre-budget rhetoric begin

Home ownership with a side of guilt

Rainbow Warrior 'mistake': French PM

"We have turned over a new leaf and we are facing toward the future."

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