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Woman not dead following crash

The scene shortly after the car and trailer plunged into the river.

The woman reported as dead earlier today following an incident in Cambridge is alive.

What is it with National and ponytails?

Minister Paula Bennett and New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young met with locals while on in the campaign trail in New Plymouth ...

With ponytail in hand, this Minister had permission.

Kiwi confronts wild Canadian bear gallery

The black bear appeared to be undisturbed by human presence.

Suddenly face-to-face with a bear, an awe-struck Kiwi backed away slowly, camera poised.

Family happy women and child rescued

Chris Coory, of LandSAR, with the rescued group, from left, Melissa Bowley, Lauren Rees, Meg Pidegeon and Skyla Bowley, ...

Light from a phone screen helps helicopter find missing women and child in "rugged" area in the early hours.

Sir Colin Meads 'very unwell'

Sir Colin Meads in Te Kuiti at the unveiling of his statue in June.

Rugby great is very ill, his wife says, but "holding his own".

The final running of the balls? video

The Cadbury Jaffa Race on Baldwin St.

Thousands watch 70,000 Jaffas roll down the world's steepest street, Welcome to the annual, and potentially last, Cadbury Jaffa Race.

Hospital protest for PM video

Dunedin Hospital

PM rushed out a side entrance of Dunedin Hospital when protesters stormed an announcement of a $1 billion rebuild.

West Coast slip closes SH6

The slip happened at about 8pm on Friday night on SH6 at Meybille Bay just north of Punakaiki.

NZTA has cleared slip near Punakaiki and highway now reopen.

Officer, dog 'pulled from under car'

The scene on Dee St, Invercargill, where a police officer and dog were hurt as a spiked car came to a halt.

A policeman and dog went under a car as officers tried to subdue a driver in Invercargill.

Alzheimer's sufferer found

72-year-old Minnie Holloway, who went missing on Friday evening, was found on Saturday morning.

A 72-year-old woman who went missing overnight in Auckland has been found safe and well.

Woman dies in police cells

It's understood the 48-year-old suffered a medical event.

A 48-year-old woman has died in the Christchurch Central Police cells after an apparent medical event.

Death at rowdy Auckland party

Police are investigating a suspected homicide after a party turned ugly on a "relatively quiet" Auckland street.

Police treating death of 25-year-old as suspicious after "noisy" party turned fatal in the early hours.

Dancing Key fails to raise cash video

John Key Vid Cover

Naive organisers got thousands, including John Key, dancing for a fundraiser which made very little money.

Funding cut for GP patients

Collingwood Health on Collingwood St, Nelson.

A Nelson GP practice has had its funding for patients cut.

Missing women, young girl found

Chris Coory, of LandSAR, with the rescued group, from left, Melissa Bowley, Lauren Rees, Meg Pidegeon and Skyla Bowley, ...

Light from a phone screen helps helicopter find missing women and child in "rugged" area in the early hours.

The end is nigh for 51st Parliament

Jacinda Ardern took over the helm at Labour after a string of leaders made little impression on National's poll advantage

After nearly nine years monstering Labour, National is facing the real and present danger of defeat. 

When Corin Dann chased a dream

Dann, then aged 22, is pictured holding his guitar, with friends Jonathan Langley (left), Glen Thompson, Andrew Dixon ...

In the spring of 1996, Corin Dann embarked on a surfing roadie around the North Island.

Rower braves crocs and hippos

Richard ''Dick'' Arnst photographed while training in Christchurch.

The 1910, Kiwi sculler Dick Arnst defended his world title on the Zambezi River.

Books behind bars

Research shows study can "significantly reduce the risk of re-offending following release" according to Corrections.

Two inmates invite us into their world to show how study is transforming them.

Piano man Michael Houstoun hits the road

Pianist Michael Houstoun made it on the international stage but chose New Zealand over a career abroad.

Grit and determination are as necessary as a pair of hands if you want to be a soloist, Michael Houstoun tells Bess Manson.

From boot camps to Mein Kampf

Prime Minister Bill English, pictured generating "Billmania" in a factory in a Motueka, talks tough on crime.

OPINION: While National gets tough on crime, reality gets tough on Trump.

Life after Colin

New Conservative Party Leighton Baker lacks his predecessor's bulging pockets.

Leighton Baker has inherited leadership of the Conservative Party. But who is he and what does he stand for?

Brickbat for Turei, bouquet for Ardern

Metiria Turei's implosion from a poorly judged and executed political campaign was the worst I've seen, writes Duncan Garner.

OPINION: Winners and losers, the buffoons and the brilliant: the best and worst of the last Parliament.

National's fear of losing now real

Can Bill English win a selfie election?

OPINION: These are the things National and Labour might regret come election day.

Chairs and turning tables

Margot Hishon in 2016.

There's a lot going on around Margot Hishon, of late.

Fairness breaks out as Aussie politicians discover their inner Kiwis

SATIRE: Australian Federal Government in panic mode after Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce reportedly observed acting "like a New Zealander".

What happened to common courtesy?

Horowhenua District Council chief executive Davd Clapperton: "Right now, our community is highly politicised."

OPINION: Horowhenua council CEO defends controversial monitoring of emails.

The front bench breakdown

Jacinda Ardern - making the Labour leadership look easy.

As the politicians hit the campaign trail, Stuff's political reporters give their breakdown on the National and Labour front benches.

Mother hoping for son's return video

Police dive squad have joined the sixth day of the search for two men missing in Tongariro National Park.

Dive squad called in as search for missing men enters its fifth day.

Small town boss - big salary

241115. News. Photo: Loren Dougan/Fairfax NZ. Carterton District Council chief executive Jane Davis.

Sparsely populated regions are paying big money for council chief executives.

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