Tasmanian devil

The Aussies are invading!

An Aussie furball with a devilish reputation is spinning up a storm at Auckland Zoo.

SH1 cleared of stranded bus

1:21pm A bus that failed to make a turn blocked traffic on SH1 at Paekakariki earlier today.

Chaos at Easter egg hunt

A mass Easter egg scramble for kids in South Auckland turned into a stampede.

Long queue for legal highs

Many were apparently desperate for their legal high fix after shop was closed for public holiday.

Gisborne homicide victim named

11 min ago Police have named the man who was shot and killed in the early hours of Easter Sunday.

Man shot at Makara

Makara shooting A man found with gunshot wounds at Makara Beach near Wellington this morning is in a stable condition in hospital.

Killer denied parole

A teenager who was 14 when she bashed a truck driver to death has been denied parole.

Suspect arrested during hospital visit

Fraudster's appeal thrown out

Battle ends with $70m settlement

Treaty of Waitangi Ngati Toa's treaty settlement gives the iwi $70 million and the right to buy landmark properties.

Cunliffe goes to Samoan service

Labour leader David Cunliffe attended a Samoan church service last night, as the party ramps up its efforts to woo the Pasifika vote.

New role for criticised diplomat

MP plans subcontractor help

Critics slam Labour truck proposal

Labour's plan to ban trucks from fast lanes and make it cheaper to own some vehicles gets mixed reaction.

New Kiwis thoughts on royals

royal tour dunedin Some immigrants weren't interested in Will and Kate's visit, but others say the royals still have relevance.

Thanks for the memories

So Wills, Kate and George are gone, leaving us only with memories. Here are the best bits.

Gifts and gushing fans

Royal tour: Winners and losers

Royals a treat

Tour has made William and Kate into New Zealand's favourite family friends.

Language teaching 'archaic'

Peter Coats and Michelle Kong New Zealanders are dropping well below global levels of bilingualism, an academic warns.

Mentor approach raises questions

The Government has a lot of work to do to convince teachers its new I scheme is a magic bullet, writes NZEI National Secretary Paul Goulter.

Swimmer dips her toe in business world

Classes preserve Hindi

Marc Ellis makes a leap

Former student Marc Ellis has returned to Wellesley College to celebrate its centenary.

Paraplegic forced to return records

acc A paraplegic says he had to drive for hours so ACC documents sent to him in error could be destroyed.

Dementia - it's all in the mind

Everyone forgets things, but those memory lapses do not necessarily presage the onset of dementia.

Dietitians hopping mad

NZ winning the war on meningitis

Firefighters seek medical help

Five more firefighters have sought medical treatment after fighting one of the largest fires in Southland this week. 

Demo farm planned

Cows wait to be milked at Limestone Downs’ dairy farm. A $26.5 million dairy and research hub is being planned for Southland.

Fruit fly restrictions lifted

There have been no further fruit fly discoveries in the Whangarei area.

Warning on pollen test

First time sale

Couple milk house colour scheme

Fonterra gets some free advertising after a home owner unknowingly paints house in its colours.

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