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Journalist's murder-accused in court

Journalist's murder-accused in court

A 19-year-old man accused of murdering Radio New Zealand journalist Phillip Cottrell made an obscene gesture to police from the stand during his brief appearance in court this morning.

Investigator will defend charges of forging air crash evidence

The Civil Aviation Authority investigator who allegedly forged an email presented to an inquest into a mid-air collision will defend charges against him, his lawyer says.

Hundreds remember police killed while on duty

Hundreds of people poured into the Royal New Zealand Police College north of Wellington this morning to remember police staff who lost their lives while on duty.

Amateur cooks replace Coronation St in primetime

Amateur cooks replace Coronation St in primetime

It's the kind of plot twist that would set tongues wagging up and down the famous Wetherfield cobbles.

Prison likely for Catholic fraudster

A Porirua woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding a 142-year-old Catholic society of more than $1 million.

Missing Kiwi an experienced sailor

An experienced New Zealand sailor and a colleague are missing after their yacht disappeared between Bermuda and Ireland.

SAS 'sort of' involved in Kabul fighting

SAS 'sort of' involved in Kabul fighting

New Zealand troops in Afghanistan are safe after Taliban insurgents attacked Kabul's diplomatic district overnight (NZT).

Manslaughter accused had swerved into traffic before, court told

A man who allegedly grabbed the steering wheel of a car in which he was a front-seat passenger, swerving it into an oncoming bus, had done it before, a jury has been told.