He's been awarded the Bledisloe Cup for horticulture.
Trust and patience is running out in Patutahi after a boy was shot and no one charged.
Parents are judged for not giving children enough freedom - but are slammed if we give our kids "too much" freedom, writes Rhonwyn Newson.
It was "unacceptable" for Carla Neems to be unaccompanied on her way home from school, a coroner has found.
"I still remember someone shouting 'kill the little redheaded bastard'."
The new Race Relations Commissioner wants to ease "anxieties" in communities.
Up to 12 are struggling, according to the airport association.
It will be a hub for wood processing, wood products, and training and research.
Parts of the North Island lead the pack for cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia.
The Government is echoing iwi calls for urgent pest control with 1080.
Around 30 percent of one city's residents, aged 15 and over, smoke.
It says more power needs to be given to local communities.
Where to eat and drink, stay and what to do in the sunshine-filled wine region.
It's believed to be the first time a woman has won the national competition.