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1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

Meteor wows stargazers

The burning ball of space rock was spotted from locations throughout the country, including the West Coast, Auckland, Christchurch, Upper Hutt, Palmerston North, Napier and Nelson.

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5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Fight to be the underdog

Labour leader David Cunliffe says he may pray before tonight's televised election debate while the Prime Minister says his opponent should not be underestimated.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

People-trafficking charges laid in NZ for first time

Two men arrested in the Motueka area this morning appeared in Nelson District Court where they were remanded on bail until September 4. The men were charged under the Crimes Act 1961 for allegedly arranging by deception the entry of 18 Indian nationals into New Zealand.

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International Business Times

National Party of New Zealand Affirms Independent Foreign Policy And Bigger Foreign Trade

The National Party in New Zealand released its policy documents on foreign affairs and trade.

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The New Zealand Herald

Key: Only National will deliver major free trade deals

National is trying to position itself as the only party which will deliver major free trade agreements, saying that Labour's trade policies will be scuppered by any potential coalition partners.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Hundreds caught by new speed camera

SNAP HAPPY: Hundreds of tickets have been issued in the first weeks of Wellington's hi-tech camera being in use.

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Southland Times

Arrest over images

A Waikato professional in the education sector accused of supplying objectionable photographs of a boy will have his identity kept secret, for now.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ land on the block: Are the politicians listening?

As the National and previous Labour Governments have often reminded New Zealanders, their country's economic future lies increasingly with Asia.

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Stuff.co.nz

Recovery past its peak as interest rates bite

The Reserve Bank should keep official interest rates on hold for more than a year, until 2016, according to NZIER's latest quarterly predictions.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Oceania, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Electoral commission releases election information

Candidate information, party lists and voting booth information for the election on September 20 has landed - and the Expat Party has missed out.

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Scoop

Power Rangers to Shoot in New Zealand

AUGUST 23: The new cast of Power Rangers Dino Charge, including James Davies , Yoshi Sudarso , Brennan Mejia , Camille Manning Hyde and Michael Taber pose with Executive Producer Chip Lynn at the 4th bi-annual Power Morphicon Convention in Pasadena, CA.

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The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Fluoridation debate drowned out by dirty tricks

Talk about bad timing. In a battle for the media -- and prime ministerial -- attention, the thumbs-up for water fluoridation from John Key's chief science adviser was always going to lose out to an expose on the past antics of Mr Key's dirty tricks team.

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The New Zealand Herald

Bombay subdivision bucks size trend

Auckland's quarter-acre dream is far from over - huge sections of more than half an acre are being sold from $350,000 within the city boundaries.

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Dominion Post

Kiwi accused of biting officer arrested at airport

A New Zealander has been detained in Taiwan, accused of biting a policeman and then trying to flee the country in disguise using an Australian passport.

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The New Zealand Herald

Denis O'Reilly: Let's focus on whanau, not gangs

I write this as a gang member. This month the Government announced a new plan to deal with gangs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Oceania

The Northern Echo

Send us your 'haka' videos to welcome All Blacks to Darlington

New Zealand All Blacks captain Richie McCaw leads his team in the hake, a maori challenge before their Rugby World Cup game against Tonga at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday Sept.

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SFGate

Switzerland murder suspect arrested in New Zealand

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

International Business Times

New Zealand's High Growth Rate Predicted To Fall When Christchurch Rebuild Halts

Economists see the economic growth of New Zealand wearing off and "on the rocks" as temporary growth factors are predicted to slow down.

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The New Zealand Herald

Peter Lyons: Lenders gobbling up hard-earned cash

I like the political advertisement showing the teams rowing their boats down the river.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: A dog with nine lives?

Stories making headlines around the regions today includes a jilted lover who has set fire to his former partner's home and a perky pooch testing out the theory of 'nine lives'.

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