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Snow falls around NZ

Up to 30cm of snow fell in parts of country overnight, with falls continuing this morning.

Fake IDs getting harder to spot

3 min ago New technology is making it "virtually impossible" to tell genuine drivers licences and ID card from forged ones.

Rugby shirt to lift Myanmar prisoner's spirits

Parents say Hurricanes jersey will cheer up their son in Myanmar prison.

I am really sorry: Mayor

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel makes a tearful apology to eastern suburbs.

Nats' super 'squeeze'- Little

Labour leader Andrew Little accuses National of leaving a "major superannuation squeeze" for future governments to fix.

Teen seriously assaulted in Dunedin

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after an unprovoked and "cowardly" attack by four youths in north Dunedin left him with a fractured jaw and broken ribs.

'You didn't do it'

Teina Pora has met the brother of the woman he was twice convicted of murdering and been told: "You didn't do it."

Suppression for rich-lister's son

Blessie: a year on

Rangi Ruru principal resigns

Principal of prestigious private school for girls resigns after more than 13 years in the job.

Boy's hand impaled after fence climb

A 12-year-old student was rushed to hospital after impaling his hand on a fence spike.

Homeschoolers want centre

Budget 2015: Welfare carrot and stick

'Pure bullies' exist - and they get meaner

Almost one-in-ten teens is a "pure bully" and for many the outlook is not good - but neither is it for their victims.

Drinking, moods down

Health professionals are at a loss to explain the findings of a post-quake Canterbury health study.

Danger from discredited vaccine advice

One mums missed the birth and first week of her baby's life after falling ill to the common flu.

Bullying culture at St John

Behind the red lights of New Zealand's brothels

Sex education for generation Grindr

An AIDS Foundation safe anal sex video guide has gone viral.

Govt's hands tied after Korea "bungle"

Korean buyers may have open access to New Zealand's housing market assured under a new trade deal.

Here today, gone tomorrow

Budgets come and Budgets go but only a few claim their place in history.

Taranaki will 'bounce back': PM

Middle-class ignorance jeopardises children's lives

New flag needs to be about more than rebranding

By considering a new flag, New Zealand is not really being asked to change its identity, it is being asked to take part in a costly corporate rebranding exercise.

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