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Woman seen with bloody face after ex-husband allegedly stabbed her
A worker told the court he had just finished his shift when he heard a lady “yell out for help”.
DOC hut with 'toughest bed bugs known to mankind' to close for refit
Despite five treatments at the North Arm Hut on the Rakiura Track to clear the egg-laying invaders, the critters have continued to make their presence felt.
The public health overhaul that had to happen
ANALYSIS: The Government faces a huge task managing the politics and practicalities of creating a national heath service.
'Ploy' to get more offers for Auckland house backfires
A High Court judge orders the seller of an Auckland property hoping to get $1.4m to accept an offer $210,000 under her original price.
Escaping suburbia in a van with a French bulldog
Francois Thorne had a three-bedroom house with a white picket fence and a Porsche in the driveway. Now he's of no fixed abode – and loving it.
Red zone blunder at Sydney Airport resolved
Green zone passengers were taken through a door labelled "red zone" on the first day of the bubble opening.
Former charity boss jailed for rape of girlfriend
Craig Koning, who told a jury the charges against him were “revenge”, has been jailed for five years for the rape of his then-girlfriend 17 years ago.
EU reaches major climate deal
Bell tolls for New Zealand's oldest classrooms
Two arrested after crash in Mount Bruce, cash and drugs seized
Defence and Crown lawyers grill Mob boss
Art competition down to the wire
Radical health shakeup just what the doctor ordered for Waikato
Health 'red tape' removed, Waikato GP says
Prince Philip's life celebrated at New Zealand memorial service
Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke of the Duke of Edinburgh at a service to remember his life, held in Wellington.
Magnitude 3.1 earthquake hits Christchurch
The quake struck New Brighton, a suburb east of the city centre.
Neighbours' feud over driveway camera ends with flashing
After years of arguing, Vincent Jessett showed more than his middle finger to his neighbour's CCTV camera.
Rocket Lab accused of breaking promise to Māhia locals
Controversy is brewing over Rocket Lab's work at Māhia Peninsula in the Hawke's Bay.
Auckland border employee worked three shifts while infectious
The Ministry of Health has provided more details about the airport worker who tested positive for Covid-19, and confirmed one new case in MIQ.
EU reaches major climate deal
Member states and the EU parliament have agreed on the targets that should make the 27-nation bloc climate-neutral by 2050.
South Korea court rejects sexual slavery claim against Japan
South Korean women forced to work at Japanese military brothels during World War II and relatives of other deceased sex slaves have their case dismissed by Seoul.
Xi Jinping sending message to US about China’s rising power
ANALYSIS: China's leader wants his nation to be accepted not only as an emerging superpower, but as an equal in addressing global challenges.
NZ to open trade commission in Fiji
The Government plans to open a new Fiji trade commission in hope of boosting post-Covid trade between New Zealand and the Pacific.
UN rights experts seek proof of life of Princess Latifa
Two months after a call for proof of life, no evidence has emerged to show the UAE princess is alive and well.
Former charity boss jailed for rape of girlfriend
Government will abolish all 20 DHBs
Prince Philip instructed royal photographer to 'hide inside a fake pillar'
Recap: 'We have to listen': Biden calls for change after guilty verdict for George Floyd's killer
Building blunder halts new home
Prince Harry wrote 'deeply personal note' to Prince Charles before funeral
Quiz: Morning trivia challenge: April 21, 2021
Man found not guilty after exposing himself to neighbours security camera
Freedom camping notices and hostilities rise in Golden Bay
Kiwi freedom campers have hit Golden Bay in strong numbers, with a rise in aggressive behaviour and even an assault on an officer.
Australia's longest train journey is back on track
After a year’s hiatus, the Indian Pacific returns, ready to transport passengers in style between this vast continent’s east and west coasts.
The battle in 'fair Verona' over Romeo and Juliet's balcony
Four centuries after Shakespeare celebrated the “star-cross’d lovers”, visitors have flocked to see the house where Juliet was supposed to have lived.
Moody's expects NZ economy to 'remain resilient'
Rating agency's reaffirms stable outlook on its 'Aaa' credit rating for NZ.
Property chief cashes up $1.5m of shares
The boss of Precinct Properties, developer of Auckland's Commercial Bay, has sold $1.5m of shares he received in a bonus scheme.
NZX50 slips 1 per cent as world markets weaken
NZ follows world markets lower, as Covid-19 fears worsen in Asia and Wall Street declines again.
What inflation number may mean for your home loan
Most banks are happy to assume inflation pressures are temporary, but BNZ voices doubts.
Live: Talk with Rachel Mulhern and Tara Pilisi about how to market your business
Today we are talking with two of the marketing experts behind the Shop Local campaign. Send in your questions.
You've only just launched your business - but now you need to plan an exit strategy
OPINION: Exit strategies can create those much-needed moments in time when you need to decide if you are willing to invest more capital yourself or possibly even walk away.
Plan it, forecast it, execute it: That’s what we call the Trifecta and it's the basis of success
Porirua gets new long-term plan with climate change at its core
The city council has promised to look for mitigation strategies to climate change in its long-term plan for the first time.
Jacinda Ardern, time for a new climate pledge
Opinion: The Prime Minister should commit our country to a world-beating carbon-cutting pledge, at the Earth Day Leaders’ Climate Summit.
Highly anticipated Māori Health Authority now a reality
A major government shake-up of the health sector gives Māori Health Authority the green light
How the poor treatment of children and racism led to the duty solicitors scheme
An activist and researcher remembers the fight for duty solicitors in the early 70s which began with making public the appalling representation of children and racism in the justice system.
Respected Dr quits national covid-19 advisory over poor outcomes for Māori
My voice wasn't being heard said Dr Rāwiri Jansen who has quit the government's covid immunisation implementation advisory group.
Ōtorohanga council votes for Māori ward
Working with iwi is "fundamental" for the district's future, Mayor Max Baxter says.
Samoa election: FAST party leader, who grew up in Wellington, is hopeful as deadlock continues
With an election deadlock, Samoa could potentially have its first woman prime minister depending on who its kingmaker, an Independent MP, chooses.
Māori youth three times as likely to die after major trauma
Watchdog calls for all 20 DHBs to review all cases of Māori youth between 15-18 hospitalised from major trauma after damning report.
More than a beach cleanup, Māori Rugby League teaching rangatahi about tikanga
Sometimes sport is a vehicle for change; the young people who join Te Whanganui-a-Tara Māori Rugby League get more than a uniform in club colours.
Burling and Tuke christen New Zealand's SailGP boat
Rushed preparations step up with Kiwis training on rival boats while theirs finally gets completed in Bermuda.
Gone in 60 minutes: How the European Super League plan evaporated
OPINION: The controversial breakaway league blew up in an extraordinary day, leaving football more divided than ever — but still intact.
Big Olympics decision imminent for recalled Hurricanes wing Salesi Rayasi
Tryscoring machine is back at No 11 for the Canes, but for how long, as the black jersey in Tokyo beckons.
'Karitane' apartment full of history
This Category 1 heritage-listed apartment for sale is in a former factory that made infant formula.
Mid-century Modern beauty for sale
The Henderson House, in a Christchurch cul-de-sac with other celebrated Mid-century icons, is a restored gem.
How to kick your paper towel habit: It's easier than you think
OPINION: For the sake of the environment, you can ditch those rolls hanging over your counter.
Queen Elizabeth II's racing advisor Sir Michael Oswald died on the day of Prince Philip's funeral
Musician Sir Dave Dobbyn formally knighted
The Kiwi musician with decades of classic hits including 'Loyal' and 'Welcome Home' was celebrated on Wednesday at Government House in Auckland.
The grotesque attraction of MAFS
OPINION: I know it's wrong, but I'm like an addict who knows their drug of choice is not healthy.
Byron Bay locals protest planned Netflix series Byron Baes
Netflix says its first Aussie reality show will be authentic and real, but locals fear it could destroy the image of one of Australia's most-loved tourist spots.
Fatal Tesla crash highlights company's shaky history with safety investigators
Tesla's exclusion from a probe into a crash that killed two people is a potential sign of the auto company's strained relations with investigators.
The 2021 World Car of the Year winners have been announced
A total of 93 international journalists from 28 countries voted on the World Car of the Year categories, including Performance Car, Urban Car, Car Design and the World Car of the Year.
How Lego therapy changed the life of a 4-year-old autistic boy
Samuel has gone from rocking on the floor to finding his passion - becoming a Lego master builder.
There's tomatoes coming out their ears
From pet food to make up, KEA Kids News discovers creative new uses for an excess of juicy, but unwanted, tomatoes.
Teacher forced to resign twice for sexual misconduct that carried on for decades
CONTENT WARNING: "What happened...should not have been kept confidential, and we would handle allegations of this nature very differently today," admits school.
The inside story of a prisoner's daring escape from a hospital toilet
Handcuffed to a handrail inside a toilet at Hutt Hospital, Uditha Punchihewa launched his daring escape.
Super Fund money invested in Chinese companies linked to human rights violations
More than half a million dollars invested in blacklisted companies.
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Rotorua: Ecotourism and Manaakitanga
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