Peter Gough, John Glasgow

A new high for a pair of hippies

It was one of the world's great climbing feats - and 44 years ago two Kiwis went where no man had gone before.

'He was a great kid'

11:37am Promising young league player, Luke Tipene, has been killed during a street fight outside a party in suburban Auckland.

Missing Pauanui man found dead

A man missing from Pauanui died after his car crashed down a bank on the Coromandel Peninsula.

Concern over Kiwi jihadists

11:50am Would-be jihadists are being monitored by NZ spooks over fears of Islamic State-style attacks here.| The new terror threat

The sweet taste of hope

Batches of delicious treats are just the icing on the cake for one New Plymouth baker.

Prisoner at large yet to be charged

Prison Charges yet to be laid against prisoner who roamed at large for three hours.

Life shattered by 'ghastly attack'

Nine months after dad was beaten by pack of teens, he's struggling to piece his life together.

'Have you seen my baby?'

Hunt for man continues

The new terror threat

Mark Taylor "Kiwi Jihadi" tweets photos of himself with knives in Syria - is he the tip of the iceberg? | Jihadist concerns

From the farm to the Beehive

When one falls, another rises. So it is for Justice Minister Amy Adams, who takes over from Judith Collins.

Going once, going twice

Fund up a cool $100m after big bet

PM OK with conviction

John Key says he is not concerned that the police minister has a past drink-driving conviction.

School camps costly

Kayak House of Travel The cost of sending kids on school camp has some Manawatu parents lining up at food banks.

Kapa haka confidence

They only had six weeks' practice before their big performance but Limehills School took to the stage with confidence at one of Southland's biggest kapa haka events.

ERO confirms school woes

Student fraud rises

Band challenge looms for kids

Students at an Auckland school have been looming at a furious pace as they try to set a NZ record for the longest band.

New wheelchair needed

Cambridge’s Greg James Elias Ruruku-Hunt has spent the 11 years of his life battling multiple severe disabilities.

Research fellowship a health sector pick-me-up

A new $720,000 research fellowship has the goal of getting people to recover from accidents and ailments faster.

Report requires serious response

MS drugs within reach

Was blind but now I see

You may knock on wood for luck, but it was a knock to the head that had miraculous results.

Deer breeders world leaders

Clive Jermy Clive Jermy has played a leading role in the rise of the New Zealand deer breeding industry. Now he is scaling back his involvement.

Egg farm plan protest

Giant chickens have taken to the streets of Whangarei, to protest what would be the country's biggest egg factory farm.

Shrek's still the star

Westland plans shop-ready milk

Tail myths docked

Researchers have blown away myths that lambs with long tails grow quicker and are better-yielding.

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