Principal's killer granted parole

A man sentenced to four-and-a-half imprisonment for manslaughter in relation to the death of Bay of Plenty school principal and councillor Hawea Vercoe has been granted parole after two years.

Birthday wishes greet royal couple

Birthday wishes greet royal couple

Happy birthday tunes greeted Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at every corner - as well as a few marriage proposals - as they made their way around Wellington today.

Commuters stranded after Auckland trains halted

Commuters stranded after Auckland trains halted

Auckland train services are starting to move again after hundreds of Auckland train commuters were left stranded at Britomart Station.

Call for crackdown on street prostitution

A south Auckland community worker has backed calls for the Government to clamp down on street prostitution.

Golf: Geary makes solid start in Texas

Tauranga professional Josh Geary has celebrated his birthday today (NZT) by making a solid start to the second stage of qualifying for next year's PGA Tour.

Child sex offender on the run

A convicted child sex offender remains on the run from police, after breaching his extended supervision order and fleeing from Wellington in a stolen car.

Eagle Air ends Christchurch-Wanaka service

Eagle Air has today said it is suspending its loss-making service between Christchurch and Wanaka from January next year.

Man facing attempted murder charges remanded

The case of a Tauranga man charged with two attempted murders after separate shooting incidents has been put off until later this month.

Collins' defamation action settled

Collins' defamation action settled

ACC Minister Judith Collins' defamation action against Labour MPs Trevor Mallard and Andrew Little has been settled following a hearing in the High Court at Auckland today.

Drivers rescued after powerlines fall

The occupants of two cars trapped under fallen powerlines in Te Puke are being removed.

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