Fonterra reduces coal use

Energy Minister Megan Woods (centre) visits the Brightwater Fonterra site with Fonterra's Linda Thompson (left), and ...

Fonterra's calls on the neighbours to help reduce its carbon footprint.

Audit finds abuse in rest home

The Jack Inglis Friendship Hospital in Motueka.

An audit for the Ministry of Health found residents at a Motueka rest home had been subjected to rough treatment.

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Whitianga is ranked number one in quality of life.

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Too busy to operate

Warren Solly was admitted to hospital last Sunday for urgent surgery and they were full so him and another 11 people ...

After a five-day stay and a 10-hour wait, a man's surgery was postponed as the operating theatre was busy with urgent admissions.

Kiwibank closure triggers public meeting

The Stoke branch NZ Post and Kiwibank, the last bank in the Stoke area, is proposed to close.

A public meeting will be held on the controversial closure of Stoke Kiwibank branch and downsizing of the NZ Post office.

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Why we should back Wendy

Wendy Hamer launches her petition for better treatment of victims of violent attacks where the offender is declared ...

Victims of offenders who plead guilty on grounds of insanity need better protection.

Wildlife smuggler unrepentant to the end

Freddie Angell was one of New Zealand's most notorious wildlife smugglers.

Without a doubt, Freddie Angell was New Zealand's worst wildlife smuggler, writes Gerard Hindmarsh.

Saddle up, we're writin' West

The Wild West was embodied by Clint Eastwood in the Spaghetti Western 'Man with No Name'.

Randolph Steele has a swagger to it. A name that will sell a hard-bitten Western novel.

Bring back science, for it holds the dam truth

Tasman resident and former Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Morgan Williams

OPINION: We must come back to some science if we are to see sense in the dam conversation.

Curling up with good books

Books provided the antidote during columnist Ro Cambridge's bad flu bout.

Struck down with the flu, columnist Ro Cambridge searched for a literary pick-me-up.

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