Kiwis gloomy about job security

New Zealanders are feeling less confident about their job security in the coming year, according to a report out today.

Appeal for witnesses in cricket bat robbery

A cricket bat-wielding dairy robber is being hunted by police in Christchurch.

Kiwis admit to lying, cheating

Kiwi adults readily admit to lying, cheating and stealing, a new study shows, raising questions about the type of example they set for the country's youth.

Crafar Farms animal abuse trial postponed

A trial involving five parties linked to the running of Crafar Farms who face hundreds of charges between them of animal abuse has been postponed.

Police attack - 'Right decision' not to draw gun

Police attack - 'Right decision' not to draw gun

A mob attack on a lone Waikato police officer could have turned even uglier had he drawn his pistol, Police Commissioner Peter Marshall says.

Australia exodus - when the dream sours

Australia exodus - when the dream sours

New Zealanders caught by Australian laws excluding most from social welfare, higher education and access to permanent residency are increasingly becoming guest workers paying full tax but with few rights.

Deadline for charter schools talks blasted

Deadline for charter schools talks blasted

A teachers' union is criticising the Government for holding the consultation period for charter schools during New Zealanders' holidays.

Town shocked by attack on officer

A weekend attack on a lone policeman at Kawhia has brought back horrible memories for the town's former sole cop, who was bashed while attending the scene of a murder.

Weather prompts warning for Nth Island motorists

Police are advising caution on lower North Island roads this morning due to rain, fog and wind gusts.

Two more sought over Featherston death

Two more people are being sought over the brutal death of Featherston man Glen Jones.

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