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3 hrs ago | Dominion Post
CONTROVERSIAL KIA ORA: Monet-Mei Clarke, 17, has quit her job at popular frozen yoghurt chain KiwiYo, after being told she cannot greet customers with "kia ora".
5 hrs ago | Southland Times
IN COURT: Hamilton truck driver Donald Brendan John Newman, 43, was sentenced in the Palmerston North District Court for his role in the deaths of two people in a crash near Foxton in January.
6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Prime Minister John Key yesterday hit back hard over the Dirty Politics allegations against him and his Government, warning that a hacker and the political left were "trying to take an election off New Zealanders".
10 hrs ago | Southland Times
A significant rise in the number of suicides in the MidCentral district indicates the region has a "real mental health problem", a community worker says.
14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Auckland, and Aucklanders, tend to get a lot of grief. But I don't think it's a bad place to live.
Auckland has once again emerged as one of the top 10 most livable cities in the world.
New Zealand's annual migration extended its decade highs in July, with the inflow continuing to surpass Treasury and Reserve Bank expectations.
Marsden Maritime Holdings, formerly known as Northland Port Corp, has been publicly censured by the stock market's disciplinary tribunal, which said Northland Regional Council was a related entity and shouldn't have participated in a vote to hike the pool of director fees.
A man in New Zealand has survived after his head was impaled by a meat hook in a meat plant at Bay of Plenty.
An artist impression of the upgrade to Mt Eden rail station to be built as part of the City Rail Link.
A Porirua lawyer may have set a legal precedent with far-reaching consequences after getting a $35 speeding ticket thrown out by a court.
Tally Ho!," the debut single of ruddy New Zealand pop band The Clean, sports all the sonic grace of music transcribed to an Edison wax cylinder.
Soon after claiming voters were being turned off by dirty politics, Prime Minister John Key has taken a shot at Green Party co-leader Russel Norman, saying he must have been smoking dope to believe the Greens could pay off debt faster than National.
New Zealand's largest listed company Fletcher Building posted a four per cent rise in annual net profit Wednesday as a strong performance in its home market offset weakness in Australia.
A Palmerston North man has been sent to prison for seriously injuring three women after crashing his speeding car into theirs - and police have said another more serious charge could be on its way in the wake of one of his victims dying.
A man's head has been impaled on a hook from a piece of equipment at a meat processing plant in Bay of Plenty.
Trapped in a stream at the bottom of a gully, pinned down by a half-tonne concrete block, Ken Miller thought he was sure to either drown or lose his arm.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 04:07 pm
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