John Armstrong of The New Zealand Herald puts forward
six reasons for National's victory on Saturday.
A singing TV weatherman-turned-entertainer and a former mayor
famous for urinating on a tree are among a colourful crop of
new MPs set to enter parliament.
A man heard his nephew "squeal'' before finding the
six-month-old in a full-blown seizure, a court has heard.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is defending itself
against criticism over the length of time it took to ensure
the safety of Mount Victoria Tunnel in Wellington, after a
report suggested users were at risk of being hit by falling
Woodville dairy farmer Ben Allomes has been elected to the
the DairyNZ board of directors and vows to be doer rather
than a complainer.
Police are on high alert after a fourth suspicious fire in 10
days at Foxton Racecourse.
An alliance of Maori tribes plan to buy up to 20 per cent of
any state-owned power companies put up for partial sale by
the new National Government.
The owner of the Pyne Gould Corporation (PGC) building, which
collapsed in the February 22 Canterbury earthquake killing 18
people, says he didn't know it was an earthquake risk when he
The body of a slain security guard will be released into the
care of family trustees today ahead of its repatriation to
Three Pukekohe High School students have been kicked out of
the college following an incident in which a student was held
down and assaulted in front of his classmates.
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