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Food grants: Number of NZers getting help with basics continues rising 4 minutes ago

In the last three months 150,000 people got help buying food.

Is Kiwi casual ok - or do we need some self-respect?

'No PJs or dirty gumboots': Kiwi cinema's dress code goes viral 45 minutes ago

Is Kiwi casual ok - or do we need some self-respect?

Matthew Hooton and Steven Joyce.

Hooton issues apology to Joyce 52 minutes ago

It was part of a settlement deal with Mr Joyce.

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Clarke Gayford hits out at columnist 1 hour ago

He likened her to the "bottom feeding fish" on his TV show.

"It's one of the best forecasts we've had in years."

Anzac Day forecast 'could not be better' 1 hour ago

"It's one of the best forecasts we've had."

The rodent horde is coming for us as hungry pests head indoors.

Prepare for rat plague as numbers explode across NZ 1 hour ago

The rodent horde is coming for us as hungry pests head indoors.

Would criminalising his remarks be a step too far?

Poll: Should Folau's comments be covered by hate speech law? 3 hours ago

Or would criminalising his remarks be a step too far?

The property was cordoned off and armed police guarded the scene overnight.

Homicide investigation after Whanganui death 3 hours ago

A man in his 50s was found dead at a home on Sunday night.

Anzac Day is on April 25.

Anzac spirit: Does Australia even care about NZ anymore? 3 hours ago

"There is this feeling that New Zealand has been neglected."

He says he suffered second-degree burns to 30 percent of his body.

Rubbish fire leaves Tamaki with serious burns 3 hours ago

He says he suffered second-degree burns to 30 percent of his body.

What did 18,500 Kiwis die for in WW1?

'Drunkenness, desertion, rioting': NZ WWI service records reveal truth

Families can see their ancestors' actions - including the not-so-good.

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Whanganui man's death prompts investigation

A property was cordoned off overnight following the death of a man.

The Parenting Place's Dave Atkinson on when parents should talk to kids about sex.

How to have the sex talk with your kids

It shouldn't be 'the talk' so much as a topic of on-going discussion, writes Louisa Woods.

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'It was magical': Best moments from Aurora Australis

"I spent a whole year last year throughout winter [trying to] capture it... When I finally got it I was happy."

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Kiwis test 'revolutionary' app for the blind

Bonnie and Jonathan Mosen have a new lease on life thanks to the "liberating" software.

The many faces of Shane Jones.

Shane Jones plants the first of 1 billion trees

He planted the totara, as promised, in Tairawhiti - "the first place to see the sun".

Sharon Armstrong fell for a scam.

Romance scam victim who wound up in jail releases tell-all book

She flew half way around the world for love, only to be arrested and jailed for smuggling cocaine.

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Composer writes concerto in memory of relatives killed in WWI

Gareth Farr discovered three relatives, all from one family, were killed in the war.

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One dead after car crashes into wall in Matamata

There was only one person in the car.

Dame Patsy Reddy.

Governor-General heading to Gallipoli

Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy, is heading to Turkey to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli.