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Drivers warned to give way to emergency services

Bay of Plenty motorists are putting lives at risk by failing to give way to emergency-service vehicles, firefighters say.

MH17: Shaken cabin crew pull out of work

MH17: Shaken cabin crew pull out of work

A Malaysia Airlines flight attendant says the MH17 tragedy has left some crew scared of flying.

Henare tweets farewell to politics

Henare tweets farewell to politics

Retiring National MP Tau Henare fondly remembers accusing the Duke of Edinburgh of not doing anything, his hatred of door-knocking, and inviting the French Prime Minister to Apec - even though France is not a member.

Labour losing its appeal for men

Labour losing its appeal for men

Labour's support among men has fallen to just 23.9 per cent in the latest Herald-DigiPoll survey, and leader David Cunliffe concedes it may have something to do with his "sorry for being a man" speech at a domestic violence symposium.

Hastings service station fire terrifies bystanders

Hastings service station fire terrifies bystanders

A fire which raged at a Hastings service station terrified bystanders with dramatic explosions and black fumes.

Woman flees fire as it rips through rental house

Northland woman Joanne Volkenamt has lost just about everything she owns but has gained a new set of friends who have rallied to help after a house fire.

Rugby: Crusaders sharper for semi

Rugby: Crusaders sharper for semi

Losing to the Sharks in pool play was so unlike the Crusaders.

Hockey: Black Sticks 'well-placed' for Games

Hockey: Black Sticks 'well-placed' for Games

A fourth Commonwealth Games is a time for reflection and a renewal of responsibilities for Dean Couzins and Phil Burrows.

No apology from PM over diplomat sex case

No apology from PM over diplomat sex case

Prime Minister John Key says he will not personally apologise to the victim of an alleged sexual attack involving a Malaysian diplomat, after she accused him of appearing bored and unconcerned with her case.

Cold to stick around in South

Cold to stick around in South >>Snow likely on Northern Motorway

The cold weather is likely to stick around this week, with a southerly flow of air spilling over the country.

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