1. Sir Paul Holmes back in hospital

"The veteran broadcaster is in Hawke's Bay Hospital in a stable condition."

2. Heartfelt message to lost son

"The parents of a teenager who went missing three years ago today have written a heartfelt message to their lost son."

3. Man killed in college mowing accident

"An elderly man is dead after an accident while fixing lawnmowing equipment at Opotiki College."

4. Longley killer beaten up in jail: report

"The man convicted of murdering aspiring New Zealand model Emily Longley in England has reportedly been beaten up in jail and had his cell torched."

5. Bindi Irwin slams Hillary Clinton editors over essay

"Teenage conservationist Bindi Irwin, daughter of late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, has revealed her shock that an essay she penned for Hillary Clinton was edited so heavily that her words were "twisted"."

6. Gareth Morgan wants cats eradicated

"A leading economist is calling for our furry felines to be wiped out."

7. West Coast ticket cleans out $15m jackpot

"A lottery windfall for the West Coast where a ticket bought there has cleaned out the Powerball jackpot of $15 million."

8. One dead after car goes over bank

"A man is dead after his car left the road and plunged 60 metres down a bank in northern Hawke's Bay."

9. New Zealand boy dies in Fiji shooting

"A six-year-old boy from Auckland has died in a shooting accident in Fiji."

10. Dairy farmer to be sentenced for cruelty

"A Hamilton dairy farmer will be sentenced today on animal cruelty charges."

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