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New Zealand's recent local government drama

Invercargill Mayor Nobby Clark refused to resign at an extraordinary council meeting today following...

Scarce hospital jobs for grad nurses 'great problem to have' - health boss

Te Whatu Ora boss Fepulea'i Margie Apa says not having enough places in hospitals for graduate nurse...

Ivan Cleary returns to Akl to help fundraise for local league club

Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary has used a bye-week in the NRL calendar to cross the ditch and he...

Older athletes ignoring potentially fatal heart warning signs - survey

Our older athletes are dicing with death, with a new study revealing many are so committed to their ...

Person seriously injured after tractor crash in Te Awamutu

One person has been seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash involving a tractor on a state h...

'Pre-European' human remains found in Hillcrest to be DNA tested

The human remains found at a Hillcrest property in Hamilton will be exhumed. "A forensic examination...

New Zealander dies during Hajj pilgrimage

A New Zealand citizen has died while at the Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The Ministry of Foreign Aff...

Why winter makes us so SAD, and how to handle the winter blues

Today's the shortest day of the year — the middle of winter — when some people can feel emotionally ...

Fair cop: Aussie TV thief caught after blonde wig disguise fails

A man has been arrested in New South Wales after allegedly donning a disguise before stealing a numb...

Term deposit scams: 'Million dollar money mule' sought by police

Police are searching for an alleged "million-dollar money mule" accused of laundering nearly $2 mill...

Police visit man accused of West Coast email abuse

A man who allegedly targeted West Coast iwi and council leaders with racist and "nuisance" emails ha...

'Fall on your sword and resign': Pressure mounts on Nobby Clark

A city councillor who once endorsed the mayor of Invercargill is now calling for his resignation. Th...

Madonna fans drop lawsuit over singer's lateness

Two Madonna fans have dropped their lawsuit against the singer for being late on stage. In January, ...

Can marriage survive a gender transition? How these couples make it work

Marissa Lasoff-Santos and the person she would marry quickly fell head over heels in love. Lasoff-Sa...

60 things to do this summer in Ireland

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Full restoration of power to Northland likely by 'tomorrow evening'

Energy Minister Simeon Brown said power is not likely to be fully restored to Northland until "tomor...

Illegally brewed liquor kills at least 29 in southern India

At least 29 people have died and dozens hospitalised after drinking illegally brewed liquor in the s...

Earthquake-prone building system review now underway

A review into better managing earthquake-prone buildings is now underway, Building and Construction ...

Pedestrian dead after alleged Sydney road rage incident

A pedestrian has died after allegedly being hit by a ute during a road rage incident. Emergency serv...

Snapchat Inc. to pay $24.5m to settle discrimination, harassment lawsuit

Snapchat Inc. will pay US$15 million (NZ$24.45 million) to settle a lawsuit brought by California’s ...

8 lesser known city breaks to visit that aren't Paris or Rome

A city getaway can cure many ills. Finding the right destination, however, can take some effort. An ...

'Concerns' for wellbeing of missing Auckland 18-year-old

There are "concerns" for an Auckland 18-year-old who hasn't been seen since Tuesday. Tupaea was last...

Mum of man left dead on roadside still waiting for police apology

The mother of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run and left on a grass verge overnight after police...

Leaked Football Ferns letter says 'restorative process' underway

NZ Football has called in independent facilitators in an attempt to repair rifts in the Football Fer...

Bid to buy vote at election not pursued, person 'couldn't be found'

An alleged attempt to buy a vote at the 2024 election was not "progressed further" as police were un...

Louisiana public schools now required to display Ten Commandments

Louisiana has become the first US state to require the Ten Commandments be displayed in every public...

Off Duty Chef: Raspberry & vanilla puff tart

Ingredients Serves 8 For the pastry: 1 Block of ready made Puff Pastry 1 egg yolk 50g icing sugar Fo...

Bird-flu outbreaks worsens as NSW egg farm in quarantine

Australia's bird-flu outbreak has worsened, stumping experts after another strain of the disease was...

One ticket wins $5.5m Lotto Powerball jackpot

One lucky Lotto player is $5.5 million richer after winning tonight's Lotto Powerball jackpot. The w...

Pedestrian dies after crash in Auckland's Mt Albert

A pedestrian has died following a crash in Auckland's Mt Albert this afternoon. The crash, involving...