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2015/03/05 01:07
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The mother of Labour MP Carmel Sepuloni has admitted 19 charges of benefit fraud. Beverley Sepuloni appeared in New Plymouth District Court on Thursday where she pleaded guilty to charges relating to...
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2015/03/04 18:54
2015/03/04 18:54
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About a quarter of a Bay of Plenty kiwifruit packhouse has been destroyed in a large blaze that firefighters are still working to put out. The fire at the 200m by 200m Oakside packhouse on Rangiuru...
2015/03/04 00:55
2015/03/04 00:55
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For six years, private investigator Tim McKinnel has worked tirelessly in his own time to free Teina Pora. But though he's "elated" by the Privy Council's decision to quash Mr Pora's convictions for...
2015/03/03 06:54
2015/03/03 06:54
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One of two sets of body remains found on the Tasman Glacier is believed to be those of a young climber killed more than 40 years ago. Police believe the well-preserved remains, discovered in late...
2015/03/02 22:54
2015/03/02 22:54
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Ministry of Social Development staff were subjected to numerous security incidents in the three years before the killings of two Ashburton WINZ workers, including 23 cases of death threats, bomb...
2015/03/02 01:54
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Cameraman Bradley Ambrose's defamation action against Prime Minister John Key is set to go to trial. Mr Ambrose is suing Mr Key over alleged comments made in the aftermath of the so-called teapot...
2015/02/27 00:54
2015/02/27 00:54
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On October 3, 2001, Helen Clark asked parliament to support the government's offer of troops to the United States, writes NZ Newswire political columnist Peter Wilson. This is what she said: "I move...
2015/02/26 18:54
2015/02/26 18:54
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One hundred years ago, Herb Christophers' grandfather and three great-uncles sailed to far-off places to fight a war they would never return home from. And on Friday, the 62-year-old Wellingtonian is...
2015/02/26 00:54
2015/02/26 00:54
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A third fruit fly has been found in an inner-city Auckland suburb and the Ministry of Primary Industries doesn't think it will be the last. The dead male fruit fly was found in a trap in the 200m red...
2015/02/26 00:54
2015/02/26 00:54
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An anonymous donor has stumped up nearly $1 million to fund an annual "Nobel" prize for local or international researchers who come up with ways to improve the life of the elderly. The Ryman Prize,...
2015/02/25 17:54
2015/02/25 17:54
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Australian coaches Julie Fitzgerald and Sue Hawkins will take on two very different New Zealand-based challenges when the trans-Tasman netball league kicks off on Sunday. Fitzgerald is in her second...
2015/02/24 00:54
2015/02/24 00:54
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Respected coach Wayne Bennett has called on the NRL to end controversial prop Russell Packer's exile from the game. The former New Zealand international, who was deregistered at the start of last...
2015/02/22 02:54
2015/02/22 02:54
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A nurse has been stabbed while visiting a patient at home in south Auckland. One of two community mental health nurses visiting a male patient in Otahuhu on Saturday was stabbed by the patient who is...
2015/02/21 23:54
2015/02/21 23:54
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Firefighters believe a car fire sparked a large bushfire near Wellington. Emergency services were alerted to the fire at Baring Head, south of Wainuiomata, about 2am on Sunday, fire communications...
2015/02/21 21:54
2015/02/21 21:54
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Six children injured when a giant slide collapsed in Wairarapa have been discharged from hospital. The inflatable slide, described as the largest in the world, collapsed at the Masterton A&P Show on...
2015/02/21 19:54
2015/02/21 19:54
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Labour isn't kidding itself about its chances in the Northland by-election. But leader Andrew Little and the party's candidate Willow-Jean Prime - who are launching Labour's campaign in Kawakawa on...
2015/02/21 18:54
2015/02/21 18:54
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A five-year-old girl has been killed in a head-on crash near the Moeraki Boulders. A Ford Ranger utility and a Holden station wagon collided on State Highway 1 near the Moeraki Boulders turn-off just...
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2015/02/20 05:54
2015/02/20 05:54
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Convicted murderer and pedophile Phillip John Smith's sister has been named as the person who helped him escape custody before he flew to South America last year. Joanne Barbara Smith, 33, of...
2015/02/20 01:00
2015/02/20 01:00
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The latest spat between Labour and the Greens won't do anything to persuade voters they're capable of forming a stable coalition government, writes NZ Newswire political columnist Peter Wilson. It...
2015/02/18 18:54
2015/02/18 18:54
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Whoever ends up snaring in-demand North Queensland dynamo Jason Taumalolo will be getting value for money, no matter what he costs, New Zealand teammate Alex Glenn says. Glenn, who has played...
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