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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Australian company Talent2 has been dumped from its own ill-starred Novopay teachers' payroll system in what Labour says is a bid by the Government to draw a line under the debacle before the election.
4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard
An armed man fired at police officers, tried to hold up three vehicles and led police on a car chase in the Bay of Plenty before being arrested overnight.
4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A short time later the vehicle was located in Whakamarama, however as police approached the vehicle it sped off towards Tauranga.
5 hrs ago | Medical Daily
Seniors at a New Zealand retirement home show what it means to be "Happy" in a recreation of Pharrell Williams' hit song.
9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A $2-an-hour boost to the minimum wage, scrapping the 90-day work trial, and a Commission of Inquiry to set industry standards are part of the Labour Party's work and wages policy, launched today.
13 hrs ago | Southland Times
At least 115,000 people have been able to put their criminal past behind them under "clean slate" legislation introduced a decade ago.
Police were pleased with the recent arrests, but believed they had nabbed just some of a much larger group offending in the Hastings area.
A 12-year-old autistic boy who had his electronics and birthday presents stolen in a burglary has been gifted a new laptop by a Hawke's Bay Today reader.
Like Lena Dunham's character in 'Girls' do twenty-somethings rely too much on their parents for financial support? Photo / AP, Thinkstock The defining moment for Hannah Horvath in Girls , the pivotal event to set the tone for the entire series, came when her parents financially cut her off.
FINAL FAREWELL: The farewell muster in 1914 at the old Motueka wharf for volunteer troops including Private William Ham, circled.
The worst ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, the Ministry of Health's director of public health says.
'It would seem obvious that, as a community, we should take on this scourge with all guns blazing,' says Brian Rudman.
We read about it or see it in the news every other week. But very few of us can pronounce it, let alone put a name to it.
First the Prime Minister disdained an apology to the woman whose alleged abuser was allowed to leave with diplomatic immunity, then the Transport Minister bypassed airport boarding security, now the Conservation Minister is telling the Fish and Game Council to back off the issue of dairy farms' river pollution.
There is no going back now. Construction of the Transmission Gully motorway north of Wellington has been set in stone by the Government and work will start in a matter of months.
For the first time, researchers are preparing to drop a battery of sensors deep into a seismic fault to record the build-up and occurrence of a massive earthquake.
New Zealand needs to listen to Pacific Island leaders when it comes to climate change action, said the Green Party today.
Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner says the latest Use and Trust in Official Statistics Survey shows an increasing number of New Zealanders are taking part in surveys and accessing government statistics online.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 02:59 pm
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