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Parents warned against Facebook snooping

The teenage world is a shocking place which parents should sometimes steer well clear of - particularly the 44 per cent of parents who snoop into their child's Facebook page, an internet safety expert says.

Fracking found to cause quakes

Fracking found to cause quakes

Fracking experts have concluded that two small earthquakes in England last year were caused by fracking, prompting the Green Party to warn that New Zealand should be concerned about the controversial practise.

Drugs intercepted at Queenstown airport

Drugs intercepted at Queenstown airport

A man arrested at Queenstown Airport from a flight from Auckland today had a substantial amount of methamphetamine destined for the tourist market, police say.

Prominent lawyer's role in land deal under microscope

Prominent Maori lawyer Donna Hall has appeared before a disciplinary tribunal in Wellington over her alleged role in both the buying and selling of land in the central North Island.

Man charged after RWC hit and run

The mother of a teenage hit and run victim says she tries not to think too much about what happened to her son because it brings back too many bad memories.

Rena crew took shortcuts: report

Rena crew took shortcuts: report

The Rena crew took several shortcuts as they rushed to reach Tauranga Harbour before hitting Astrolabe Reef last October, a report into the grounding has found.

Report prompts US sellers to query NZ fish imports

An American journalist's report into slavery and labour conditions aboard foreign charter fishing vessels (FCVs) working in New Zealand waters has prompted top American retailers to investigate their New Zealand fish imports.

Morgan expects to meet 'Wild Viking'

Morgan expects to meet 'Wild Viking'

Rich-lister Gareth Morgan expects to meet with Norwegian adventurer Jarle Andhoy, whom he has slammed as callous and selfish, in the cold seas of Antarctica.

Speeding not worth it, grieving mother says

The mother of an 18-year-old woman killed in a head-on crash says speeding is just not worth it.

Drug dealer jailed after selling salt

Drug dealer jailed after selling salt

A drug dealer has been sent back to prison after he pretended to sell methamphetamine to an undercover police officer earlier this year.