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Raymond Ellwood says he was made fun off in a law students review.

Exclusive: Canterbury law students slammed for mocking deaf student in 'satirical' show

The students' association has been forced to publicly apologise.

The dismissal was found to be unjustified.

Worker fired for leaving early awarded $45,000

The Employment Relations Authority has released its decision.

Watch: Wild weather hit Auckland last week.

Heavy rain and strong winds to batter the south

Civil Defence is urging people to keep an eye on the conditions.


Watch: International Space Station caught on film by Christchurch man

Jono Townsend managed to catch a rare glimpse.

Related video: A couple earlier found cracks in their foundations.

How the Government will help those affected by botched earthquake repairs

The resolution has a $300 million price tag.

A penguin next to a human.

Human-sized penguin remains discovered in North Canterbury

The Crossvallia waiparensis would have weighed 70 to 80kg.

Various properties around Auckland were damaged.

Roofs lifted, landmark damaged in wild Auckland storm

The stormy weather is expected to head south today.

The wild weather narrowly avoided farmers' peak lambing season.

'We want it to stop': South Island's severe weather leaves newborn stock vulnerable

"Had this happened in a few weeks, there may have been stock losses."

Bad weather is on the way for New Zealand.

Canterbury settlement underwater as heavy flooding strikes

Images show drowned roads and paddocks.


Weekend weather: Heavy rain, snow to hit New Zealand

Warnings are in place in the South Island.

The manhunt for Liam Strickland continues.

Canterbury police to be armed as manhunt for hit-and-run suspect continues

Nine properties have been searched and six arrests have been made.


'Windy, polar' conditions on the way for lower South Island

The unstable weather has been caused by a "complex set up" of lows.

The victim was grabbed by the throat and pinned up against a wall before being punched.

Soldier sentenced for assault during training exercise

He grabbed a lower-ranked soldier by the throat and punched him.

Watch: Kiwis have captured the best of their snowy Sunday.

Heavy snow closes roads across the country

It's forecast to improve on Tuesday, before a "rough and tumble" end to the week.

Synlait CEO Leon Clement said the acquisition enables the company to manufacture a variety of cheese products.

Canterbury milk company moves into cheese market

It's officially taken ownership of the iconic Temuka cheese operation.


Rain causes flooding in Canterbury as Southerly blast brings first snow-fall of winter

Skiers are happy but farmers are struggling.

It was a foggy morning on Wednesday.

It's heating up: Large temperature rises, little rain for end of July

Those in the South Island will benefit the most.

The death was referred to the coroner.

Family 'devastated' after loss of 9-year-old son

Kayde Anderson died on Sunday at Canterbury's Clyde River.

Watch: Judith Collins grilled then-Housing Minister in April over KiwiBuild homes that were built before the 2017 election.

KiwiBuild under investigation over underwrite scheme

Judith Collins raised concerns with the Auditor-General who confirmed the probe.


Nine-year-old boy dead after crash in mid Canterbury

Two others were injured after a car crashed into a riverbed.

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