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Porirua dairy robbed at the point of a sawn-off rifle

The man is described as being a Maori of medium build.


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Man drowns in spa pool in Alexandra

Ambulance staff were called just before 9pm and they performed CPR on him but were unable to resuscitate.

Nineteen people arrested in China over milk powder

Chinese police have arrested 19 people in Shanghai for selling around 300 tonnes of expired milk powder, according to reports.

McClay upbeat on trade issues with EU

Trade Minister Todd McClay is upbeat after meeting EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom in Oslo, Norway.

Three trampers rescued from Tararuas

Three trampers have been rescued from Tararua Forest Park, north of Wellington.

A buyer who bought a car from overseas had it certified as safe for NZ roads – only to later discover is had serious question marks over previous repairs.

NZTA admits botched safety investigation after AA error

A mistake with a crucial safety check has cost the AA several thousand dollars and prompted NZTA to offer an embarrassing apology to a young driver.

Cashmere High School horticulture students were left wanting after crucial parts for their new greenhouses never arrived.

Horticulture students given the runaround by greenhouse company

They had lots of promises, and talked to a number of staff, but the essential parts like the windows have just never arrived.


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Six patients in six different operating theatres were involved in the day-long process.

Three-way kidney transplant surgery a NZ First

A milestone in kidney transplant surgery has been passed, it has been announced today.

Firefighters battled to contain the fire for much of the day, as it brought parts of the city to a standstill.

Investigators say Hamilton tyre shop fire could have been arson

Asbestos has been found in the collapsed roof of the building.

Eleven years after his death, Darcy Lange's work will be seen at one of the most Avant-Garde museums in the world.

Late Kiwi artist's work to go on display at Tate Modern

Darcy Lange's work will be seen at one of the most Avant-Garde museums in the world.

It's one of the biggest issues future generations will face, but getting kids to understand it in the first place is one of the hardest parts.

Artist, scientist join forces to make climate change cool in the classroom

Christchurch's Seven Oaks School pupils learned about Antarctic science in a completely new way.

Jamie Pink says he has lost an eye after being shot at over his efforts to rid Ngaruawahia of P dealers.

Gang president waging war on P loses eye after reportedly being shot at

Jamie Pink of Tribal Huk says he lost his eye after he was shot at for his stance on P dealers in Ngaruawahia.

The karearea soars above forests and appears on the $20 note - but it's not the best at nesting.

NZ falcons taken under the wing by Rotorua organisation

Up to 75 per cent of falcon chicks won't make it to their first birthday.


Fatal crash between car and motorcycle in Southland

Police have not confirmed any information about the deceased except that next of kin are being notified.

Three people wearing hoods and masks burst into 24-hour store in Christchurch, taking cash and cigarettes.

Police release images of Christchurch armed robbery suspects

Cigarettes and cash was stolen from a Night 'n Day store by three armed men early this morning.


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A car crash on Auckland's Tamaki Drive has left three people injured, one critically, and has closed the road between The Strand and Ngapipi Road.

Auckland's Tamaki Drive reopened after car crash, 3 people injured

The crash involved one car which hit a tree, leading to lengthy delays in the area.

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Kiwibank glitch disrupts banking for customers

Some customers experienced issues with ATMs, Eftpos and mobile apps between 12pm and 2pm.

The fire at a tyre shop in Hamilton was 'very dangerous', the media were told near the scene.

Hamilton fire: 'There's a danger of the building collapsing'

The fire at a tyre shop in Hamilton was 'very dangerous', the media were told near the scene.

Police anxious to find missing New Plymouth teen

Police say he left his home "distressed" in the early hours of the morning.

Two of the injured were taken to Wellington Hospital.

Woman dies following Kapiti Coast crash

The 79-year-old was travelling in a car which crashed yesterday.


'It wasn't their fault' – AJ Hackett on his marriage split and children

The Kiwi bungy jump legend opened up to Sunday about how his career and fame saw the end of his first marriage.

John Key says DHBs are expected to spend money wisely, and the argument that there is simply not enough money for doctors is "nonsense".

Five reasons for John Key's trip to India

The PM heads to India today for a flying visit. Political reporter Katie Bradford takes a look at what the Govt hopes to get out of the trip.

Seclusion no, but time-out sometimes for children - psychologists say

Time-out is different to seclusion and it is effective if done properly, psychologists say.


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The students of Arataki School in Mount Maunganui now get excited about English - after some expert worth from a hard-working teacher.

Good Sorts: Ayn Harris helps teach the joy of writing

The students of Arataki School in Mount Maunganui now get excited about English - after some expert work from a hard-working teacher.

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