Kim Savage

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After battling it out in the semi-finals 21 high schoolers competed for the crown.

Kiwi students battle it out to become 2017 Spelling Bee champion

After making it through the semi-finals, 21 high school students competed for the crown.

01:58
According to the Commerce Commission, 42 per cent of complaints made under the Fair Trading Act related to online spending.

Viagogo, LuxStyle Aps, Trade Me and Deal Man top list of most complained about online retailers by Kiwi shoppers

In the 2016/2017 year, 42 per cent of complaints were about being misled were related to online shopping.

00:26
The visit at Kelson School was thanks came about thanks to a letter from a 10-year-old.

Watch: School kids can't get enough of Air Force chopper that pays visit to Wellington school

The visit came about about thanks to a letter written by one 10-year-old student.

01:58
Wellington Hospitality Group's five week course has seen 100 beneficiaries enrol, most complete the course and 70 per cent hired.

A five-week job interview? It's lengthy but has already resulted in jobs for more than 50 beneficiaries

In a year, 100 beneficiaries have been enrolled and 70 per cent have got jobs.

02:03
The weather has fans from the United Kingdom feeling right as home as the Lions prepare to take on the All Blacks.

Wellington's stadium could turn into a mud bowl with rain due for the Lions game

The weather has fans from the United Kingdom feeling right as home as the Lions prepare to take on the All Blacks.

No change to rights for Australians living in New Zealand on the horizon

Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee says nothing will change despite Australia changing rights for Kiwis living there.

00:38
Chris Foot was awarded the New Zealand Bravery Decoration for putting his life at risk when he confronted his neighbour who killed himself and his children in Dunedin in 2014.

'I did what needed to be done' – Dunedin man honoured with bravery award for confronting shooter

Chris Foot was given the New Zealand Bravery Decoration at Government House today.

01:58
The city council and makers of the technology insist the devices will make the capital a safer place.

New CCTV cameras could watch and listen to everything you do and say on Wellington's Cuba St

The city council and makers of the technology insist the devices will make the capital safer.

NZ's population expected to grow by one million people in the next 20 years

European group expected to drop 9% while Indian and Chinese groups could double.

Kiwi dairy farmers could improve environmental management practices, review finds

However DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle said farmers have made great strides since the Accord was launched in 2013.

02:00
More than 100 buildings in the capital have been identified as having potentially dangerous frontages which could fall down in a quake.

Invasive testing on quake-affected Wellington buildings prompts urgent recommendations

Following the Kaikoura quake Wellington City Council ordered detailed evaluations.

Depression (file picture).

Health service review prompted by murder of autistic daughter to begin

Donella Knox suffocated her daughter Ruby at their Blenheim home last year after years of fighting for more medical assistance.

02:00
New exhibition gives a glimpse into the suffering of those who came home from WWI with mental and physical wounds.

Remembering those whose lives were shattered by war

New exhibition gives a glimpse into the suffering of those who came home from WWI with mental and physical wounds.

01:54
The government goal is ambitious, but partnerships, iwi and organisations are coming together to make it happen.

Path to predator-free NZ in conservationists' hands

The government goal is ambitious, but partnerships, iwi and organisations are coming together to make it happen by 2050.

01:58
The capital is the only city that doesn’t offer tertiary students discounted fare on public transport.

'I spend $90 a week just to get to university'- Wellington becoming too expensive to live in, students say

The capital is the only NZ city that doesn't offer tertiary students discounted fares.

02:10
Kiwi experts believe New Zealand could be asked to do more if the situation between the two nations escalates.

Could New Zealand be asked to be involved in a Russia US conflict?

Kiwi experts believe more could be asked of New Zealand if the situation between the two nations escalates.

02:19
Sabina Smith was supposed to fly to Sydney yesterday, and ended up avoiding sleeping at the airport thanks to some Good Samaritans.

Locals invite stranded travellers at Wellington Airport to spend night after fog-fuelled day

Sabina Smith ended up avoiding sleeping at the airport thanks to some Good Samaritans.

02:17
"There's quite a lot to do and it will take at least 6 months from now I would say to get him out there and that's what we're hoping."

Ashley Peacock's parents want him to live in a country cottage with trained staff

"It will take at least 6 months from now I would say to get him out there."

02:11
The issue of healthcare in rural communities compared to city dwellers is being raised by those on the frontline.

Rural Kiwis getting raw deal on health care compared to cities, say doctors and councils

A Kaikoura GP says said it took the quake to get vital mental health services into the area.

02:11
The issue of healthcare in rural communities compared to city dwellers is being raised by those on the frontline.

From down on the farm to quake-hit town - rural communities cry for help over healthcare

The issue of healthcare in rural communities is being raised by those on the frontline.

02:38
The diet that's paraded on social media has been adopted by many, but it is also causing concern.

A gluten-free diet could make you unwell, health expert warns

A gluten-free diet is not necessarily healthy, especially if it still contains a lot of processed foods, a dietitian says.

Graphic video: Footage of man being tasered in Napier shortly before he died released by court

The officers had been accused of using excessive force when arresting 53-year-old Gregory McPeake.

01:16
Lynda Stuart told reporters that schools aren't seeing Government funding coming through.

Teachers' union accuses Government of 'alternative facts' on school funding

The NZEI says students and teachers are being severely hampered by a funding squeeze.

01:54
Recent e-coli scares in Hawke's Bay and Lower Hutt drinking water supplies are still raising concern.

Conservationists think more education needed on water quality

Recent e-coli scares in Hawke's Bay and Lower Hutt drinking water supplies are still raising concern.

02:00
Suleiman and his family is putting down roots in Lower Hutt after fleeing Syria in 2012 when civil war struck.

'Muslim ban' troubling Syrian refugees settled in NZ

In Syria, Suleiman had 10,000 olive trees, here just one. But he's happy.

02:00
The government has confirmed discussions are underway as the NZ Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary today.

Singapore eyeing up Ohakea as a pilot training base

The government has confirmed discussions are underway as the NZ Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary today.

01:08
Philip Kinraid killed his daughter by holding her head on a pillow to try to settle her, in June, 2015.

Watch: Father who suffocated young daughter to death 'asked police to shoot him'

Philip Kinraid has been jailed for four years after killing his daughter Esme in June, 2015.

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