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Wanganui

Take That admit NZ tour has been 'embarrassingly long' time coming

They've been working hard to get the set-list right for their Kiwi fans.

Auckland Councillor John Watson says it's "embarrassing" how much is being spent.

Auckland Councillor fails to start debate over expensive international trips

He was told that the issue is already being looked at as part of a wider report.

Auckland, America's Cup

America's Cup: Government funding came with 'expectation' of hosting

New Zealand is in the hot seat to hold the 2021 regatta, but nothing to stop it moving off-shore?

Watch Labour's tertiary education policy launched on the campaign trail.

What the new Government means for students

12 things students can expect under the new Government.

Wanganui

Rent increase will soak up most of allowance boost - students

"All we've been asking for is enough to live on."

The Crown calls it "an abuse of power and authority".

Alleged police teen kidnapping trial nears end

The Crown calls it "an abuse of power and authority".

New Zealand topped all western nations surveyed.

New Zealand named world's fourth kindest country

A surprise contender took the top spot.

Watch Labour's tertiary education policy launched on the campaign trail.

Govt boosts student allowances and loans by $50/week

The change will affect more than 130,000 students.

Mr Nuku allegedly used a small pistol to shoot taxi driver Alem Tesema on Saturday night.

Police urge taxi shooting suspect to surrender

CCTV footage has tied Dylan Nuku to the incident.

Matt Painting noticed the sign as he headed to work on Tuesday morning.

Auckland road sign hacked with dirty message

The flashing sign could lead to some awkward questions at school today.

He says the biggest risk is now rock fall.

Pike River re-entry a 'dangerous task' - Andrew Little

He says the biggest risk is now rock fall.

He was fishing on Monday night when his boat apparently overturned.

Fisherman missing near Waihi

He was fishing on Monday night when his boat apparently overturned.

Wanganui

Fish nurseries installed in Hauraki Gulf

It's part of a project to recreate lost mussel reefs

They say websites need to take more responsibility to quash online abuse.

Domestic violence opponents want social media crackdown

They say websites need to take more responsibility to quash online abuse.

Wanganui

Gun policy expert likens Kiwi gun laws to US

Police have seized close to 6000 guns since 2012.

The dog swum into the water at a cove at a Nelson beach.

Dog rescued after being swept out to sea

The border terrier was about two kilometres away from where she entered the water.

Mr Tesema said it's not easy to get the attack off his mind and he's still in shock.

Taxi driver says he won't drive again after being shot

He has recounted the awful attack after being released from hospital.

Wanganui

One-third of Kiwi women experience abuse online

Many women experienced difficulty sleeping and feared for their safety.

American scientists say a small change in the speed of Earth's rotation is set to trigger intense seismic action.

Doubt cast on study predicting more big quakes in 2018

American scientists say a small change in the speed of Earth's rotation will trigger intense seismic action.

Who runs the streets? Auckland's secret super-rich.

Auckland's most expensive street revealed

Who runs the streets? Auckland's secret super-rich.