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Cow stranded on ledge for two days above Mowhanau Beach 3 hours ago

The ledge is above the water line, but there are concerns the cow might fall in at high tide.

builder with yellow helmet and working gloves on building site

Auckland tradie gets $22k payout after flirting accusations 3 hours ago

He was fired for "unprofessional behaviour".

Video: Free speech coalition member David Cumin says Auckland Council should not have turned down Mr Molyneux and Ms Southern.

Explainer: What do the far-right Canadian speakers believe? 3 hours ago

The Immigration Minister has labelled their views "repugnant".

A 2017 Newshub investigation revealed that the combination of methamphetamine and GHB is ruining Kiwi lives.

Most drink spiking cases don't involve 'date rape drug'

There appears to be a misconception about the substance.

The owners of the Petone building had ignored a decade of the Council's attempts to make it safer.

Wellington company fined $37,500 for quake-prone building

It's the first prosecution of its kind in New Zealand.


ComCom takes legal action against Wilson Parking

It follows complaints about prices at a Wellington carpark.


Far-right Canadian speakers granted visas to visit New Zealand

They'll be allowed into the country for 10 days.

John Edwards, New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner.

Govt departments reveal extent of privacy breaches

DHBs have been highlighted as the biggest culprits.


Two dead following east Auckland crash

Pakuranga Rd has been closed.

People who eat mostly plants and little meat are now called 'flexitarians'.

We have to stop eating so much meat, scientists say

Not just to save ourselves, but the world.

A map from above the factory.

Fire investigators probe Northland factory explosion

One person was seriously injured in the blast.

Norman in the water.

Russel Norman sentencing delayed

The judge reserved his decision until September.


Man shot in the arm

He is in a stable condition.


Police dogs could be going high-tech

They've been fitted with cameras in the wake of the Kawerau siege.


One person seriously injured after Northland factory explosion

The blast occurred at 7:32pm.


Dunedin waterfront gets $800k boost from Govt

The development has been described as a game-changer for the southern city.


Gareth Morgan lashes out at 'disgrace' Winston Peters

It comes after the NZ First leader gloated about its success amid other minor parties' demise.

One Wellington woman said on Twitter the last thing she wants after a day staring at a computer screen is a bright blue light on the bus.

Kiwis lash out at 'migraine trigger' neon blue lights on buses

An optometrist warns the lights could disrupt sleeping patterns.

Watch Paul Stevens on The Project.

Pressure mounts on Govt to ban gay conversion therapy

Now the youth wings are getting involved.

A state house.

Waikato town stunned by letter warning against HNZ property

The handwritten letter has caused outrage in the small town of Tuakau.