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11 min ago | The New Zealand Herald
Live power lines and a large number of agitated bees are posing problems for motorists and emergency services following a fatal crash in Waikato this morning.
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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The winner of the Hillary portrait, which sold for $5600, says he will just "look at it and enjoy it".
4 hrs ago | Scoop
Helping offenders to control their impulses can reduce the risk of re-offending and help with anger control, according to research from Victoria University of Wellington.
8 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard
The timing of Palmerston North's memorial service for Nelson Mandela has been confirmed and organisers are expecting a full house.
Books editor Linda Herrick and her team of reviewers reveal their top reads for all ages and tastes.
A Hastings man summoned to court after failing to fill in the 2013 census has completed the forms and talked his way out of a fine.
MPs have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in Parliament this afternoon, describing him as a positive force for change in New Zealand and across the world.
A New Zealand lawmaker and indigenous Maori activist plans to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral alone following broader complaints the country's official delegation doesn't include anti-apartheid protest leaders.
Pies may be off the menu for Palmerston North City Council staff after the fire service was called to council buildings this afternoon.
Almost three-quarters of the depressed New Zealanders who have gone to Sir John Kirwan's website depression.org.nz are no longer depressed after finishing the six lessons the site offers.
China's new ambassador to New Zealand, Wang Lutong, and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull are planning celebrations for next year's 20th anniversary of the sister-city relationship between Shanghai and Dunedin.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet welcomes five new dancers to the company for 2014 and bids farewell to two dancers.
Author Patricia Grace has filed a court application to stop the taking of her ancestral land for part of the Kapiti Expressway.
A whistle-stop food tour with Grant "Cook" Allen is never a straightforward follow-the-map excursion.
Family members of a man killed on a building site earlier this year are angry they heard of charges laid in relation to his death only through media - and not from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Stories happening around the region today include a "freak accident" that left an 18-year-old Hawke's Bay man in critical condition, Whangarei gets its sculpture back after a wee break and, Rotorua kids get a surprise during the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon.
Today's release of the first annual monitor of child poverty puts a spotlight on the thousands of Kiwi children who are not getting the start to life they deserve.