Gurkha regiment soldiers

Waimate deep in red

The Waimate District Council is forecasting a larger than expected deficit for this financial year.

School benefits from art extravaganza

For the eighth year an out-of-town couple are this weekend running the Geraldine Easter Art Extravaganza, which raises funds for the local primary school.

Ita's tail leaves a brutal sting

Destroyed buildings. Roofs off. Trees downed. Powerlines snapped.

Finding solace in helping others

The murder of a woman's daughter has led her to support victims of similar violent crimes and helped her come to terms with her own past.

Australia takes cue from NZ

winz Australian minister wants a "good look" at NZ-inspired ideas for reforming disability pensions.

Thousands still in dark

Hot water and power remain out to some Auckland and West Coast homes after Thursday's storm.

Serial attacker sought

Missing cyclist found

Iran converting uranium

Iran flag, Iranian Iran says it has completed watering down and converting over 200kgs of enriched uranium.

Militants claim Cairo blast

Egyptian militant group, Ajnad Misr, has claimed responsibility for a blast that killed a police officer in Cairo.

Prince George meets Bilby George

Separatists refuse to evacuate

Ferry captain's detention extended

South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster are to extend the detention of the ship's captain.

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