Rugby: Highlanders claim bonus point win

Rugby: Highlanders claim bonus point win

It wasn't as misty as the fog final in 2006 but there was a special southern tinge about conditions as Super rugby went on the road to Invercargill.

Greens elect new co-leader

Greens elect new co-leader

Newly elected Green Party co-leader James Shaw has taken a shot at John Key, saying the Prime Minister should be "careful what he wishes for".

One dead after Te Puke crash

One dead after Te Puke crash

A woman was trying to do a U-turn when a logging truck struck her vehicle outside of Te Puke this morning, police say.

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Community trust gives physio pool $300,000

Community trust gives physio pool $300,000

The physio pool fundraising campaign has had its biggest donation to date - $300,000 from the Otago Community Trust.

Council may be forced out of CBD

Council may be forced out of CBD

The Queenstown Lakes District Council looks to be stuck between a rock and a hard place, as its Gorge Rd site is deemed not fit for purpose.

F&P Healthcare profit up 18.6%

F&P Healthcare profit up 18.6%

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare enjoyed robust revenue growth in the year ended March to report record full-year earnings while increasing the dividend.

Cop killer denied parole

Cop killer denied parole

A man who beat a police officer to death has been denied parole in his first hearing since he was jailed in 1999.

Greens have to avoid following Alliance down gurgler

Greens have to avoid following Alliance down gurgler

What the Greens have to do is reach out from their inner-city metropolitan strongholds and start making connections in the suburbs, provincial cities and rural towns.

'Silk Road' creator gets life sentence

'Silk Road' creator gets life sentence

The accused mastermind behind the Silk Road underground website has been sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $US200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin.

Priest used confession to admit abuse

Priest used confession to admit abuse

The confessional has no honesty or substance if a priest can be absolved after admitting he has abused children, a bishop says.

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