Shooter practised on vests

Man who killed a mother and daughter test fired his guns against bulletproof vests, friend says.

Dad guilty of daughter's death

Jury delivers verdict in manslaughter trial of father who shot his daughter in the head.

Cheering as trains restart

Services running again after track fault ground Britomart train station to a halt in the middle of Friday rush hour.

Foodbank confessional

Former Foodbank manager says don't judge Metiria Turei "until you have lived it, seen it, witnessed it".

Cafe family's visa plea fails

4 min ago Associate immigration minister rejects US family's last-ditch bid to stay in NZ.

Driver bashed with spanner

Johnny Weke got a taxi ride home. Instead of thanking the driver, he bludgeoned him in the head.

Auckland robberies arrest

A man has been arrested over a string of robberies and burglaries in west Auckland.

Murder fantasies and makeshift bombs

Northland tragedy: cash for guns call

School property funding inefficient

The Education Ministry relies too heavily on schools to manage more than $240m of property funding each year, auditor-general says.

'It's fun and different'

These students are learning Korean after getting hooked on K-Pop – and many of them are Pacific Islanders.

What happened to Whitehall School?

Former politician turns educator

Job fair for Arohata prisoners

Jail offers inmates a "learning expo" to give them career options after release.

Disability service needs spruce-up

Children are waiting up to 18 months for disability services.

Kissing, drinking, it all changes

Head and neck cancer, linked to common sexually transmitted disease HPV, affects people's voice, speech, eating and appearance.

Trust defends decision

Pharmacies help with disposals

Shot in the arm needed

Stark warnings delivered about diabetic health services in Palmerston North.

The mood for change

OPINION: In Britain, a "youth quake" rocked the electorate. It's more likely to be a "grey quake" in New Zealand.

No support for tourist tax

Mackenzie mayor tells PM tourism is creating strain on district he doesn't want ratepayers to pay for.

Labour promises fast fix to gorge

Wanaka by-election results in

Council battles for 10 months

Horowhenua District Council has had a mountain of issues since Michael Feyen was elected mayor.

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