The South Island moved

The South Island was shunted over 5m closer to the North in a rupture so complex it may forever change quake science.

A glass one quarter empty

Roughly 60,000 tonnes - quarter of the country's recyclable glass - wound up in landfills last year.

Jag smashes through window

7:27am High-end car owner makes costly mistake, sending vehicle crashing into petrol station.

Orange lights may get longer

Christchurch's orange traffic light phases could change slightly to help prevent red light-running.

Victim loses eye in attack

Angry, he recklessly threw a brick. That decision changed another man's life forever.

O, sister where art thou?

Wanted woman Lana Tutty just can't stop commenting on police's Facebook page but, this time it's a family affair.

Bus stop attack on elderly man

At first it looked like Hamilton teens were helping the man up.

Serious crash after pursuit

$14k bill for trashing cell

Complaints spell end of religious teaching

Reverend at Oamaru school steps down over use of the word "infiltrate" to promote religious practice.

'Most expensive' charter school slammed

PPTA claims charter school gets $61,000 of Govt money per student, but ACT disputes the figures.

University job cuts proposed

Responsible, or bubble wrap society?

Mum takes on top school in hair row

James excels in maths, writing and singing - and he's a handy cricketer. But he won't be going to Auckland Grammar.

A world without Down syndrome?

OPINION: A 'decriminalisation' of abortion law would send a highly discriminatory message towards the community of people with disabilities.

Family man lives with 'invisible' pain

Knock to the leg triggered life time of pain.

Hospital call a lost opportunity

$24m bill for surgery backlog

Thousands suffer as waiting list full

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis living in pain are unable to access health care due to long waiting lists.

ORC vacancy following death

Nominations will open next week for candidates wanting to fill the Dunstan Constituency vacancy on the ORC created by the recent passing of Dr Maggie Lawton.

Councillors halt water plan change

Otago regional councillors have put a halt to the development of a new water plan for the region.

'Not rushing into' SAS inquiry

Govt makes RMA deal

Labour-Greens set Budget rules

Labour and the Greens agree on Budget rules, including a pledge to run surpluses and cap debt.

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