Art tutor's deadly history

Raurimu massacre killer Stephen Anderson's job is news to a Wellington art school's staff and students.

More heat over Sutton case

Calls for the State Services Commissioner's scalp over his handling of a complaint against Roger Sutton.

The population palindrome

New Zealand's population has hit a numerical oddity, briefly.

Car 'split in half'

Neighbours heard ‘‘a helluva bang’’ when a car crashed at speed in Christchurch and smashed into a tree, killing two men.

NZ's top WWII spy

4:35pm A 93-year-old woman living quietly in an Auckland rest home has been revealed as one of the bravest spies of war.

Fugitive killer sent packing

Recaptured paedophile Phillip Smith is to be deported from Brazil within 10 days.

Son of 'Black widow' claims he is a marked man

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Foster parents jailed

More time in jail after call

Alarm at leaked spy law

Controversial "temporary" terror law changes to crack down on suspected foreign fighters come before Parliament this week.

Little: A reasonable man

Labour’s new leader faces an uphill task - getting the party’s act together.

Quiz: Know your Labour leader

Rennie's reputation takes a hit

Harre quits Internet Party

Laila Harre is calling time in the top job of Kim Dotcom's failed political experiment.

Medicated since intermediate

Plumber doesn't know where he would be if he hadn't been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADD.

Trouble or troubled? Teens overdiagnosed

Principal questions why "nerdy" or "quirky" kids are over-diagnosed with learning difficulties.

PPTA agrees on teaching roles

Union vote backs reforms

Top teachers all class

A trio of Feilding teachers have been recognised as expert educators.

Kiwis flock to Ebola mission

New Zealanders are jumping at the chance to help fight Ebola in Africa.

Care changes needed

Reviews of 11 suspected-suicide deaths in have revealed more issues with the mental health service.

Free to look to the future

Woolly thinking a real life-saver

Cancer diary book to help others

Mother who watched her 7-year-old daughter die of cancer turns her diary into a book to help other families.

Big is getting bigger

Waikato bloodstock maestro has achieved many of his blueblood horse industry dreams but earning $2300 for a prime steer this month was a standout moment.

Breeding for resistance paying off

Romney breeder Gordon Levet has been breeding for worm resistance for 25 years and for the past 15 years has not needed to drench his ewes.

Lamb tradition revived

Making goat's cheese

Chinese company to invest $400m in NZ

Chinese dairy producer plans to spend NZ$400m and develop its Waimate plant into largest integrated dairy production base in the world.