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Shipwright claims discrimination in redundancy

A shipwright with 33 years' experience claimed he was discriminated against because of his age when he was made redundant last year.

Two flown to hospital after chemical spill

Two people are being flown to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition after being exposed to hydrogen sulfide in a chemical spill at a tanning factory in Wanganui.

Security watch on Bali for anniversary

Security watch on Bali for anniversary

The New Zealand Government is monitoring the security situation in Bali, after Indonesian police warned of a plot to attack dignitaries at a service to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings.

Police warned after fake body lost

Police are on alert that if a body is found floating in the water along Wellington's south coast, it could be fake.

Baby in CYF care becomes tangled in blankets, dies

An eight-month-old who had been in the care of a Child Youth and Family caregiver for a week died suddenly when she became tangled in the blankets she was sleeping in, a coroner has found.

Kiwi killed in Kew Gardens accident

Kiwi killed in Kew Gardens accident

A New Zealand woman was crushed to death by a falling branch at London's Kew Gardens as wild weather pounded the region, prompting the gardens to close its gates.

Homicide probe launched in Lower Hutt

Homicide probe launched in Lower Hutt

Police have upgraded their investigation into the death of a 52-year-old Lower Hutt man to homicide.

Macdonald's sentence brings 'no satisfaction'

Macdonald's sentence brings 'no satisfaction'

Five years behind bars for Ewen Macdonald has not brought any closure to the Guy family, in fact it just reminds the Feilding family how his actions have affected them all as they rebuild their lives.

Twins for Anna Paquin

Twins for Anna Paquin

New Zealand actress Anna Paquin has given birth to healthy twins with her True Blood co-star and husband Stephen Moyer.

Fears for mother of dead newborn

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a mother whose newborn baby was found dead and wrapped in a blanket in the backyard of a Lower Hutt property yesterday morning.