Manslaughter charges after crash near Green Island

Manslaughter charges after crash near Green Island

The driver of a modified car which crashed near Green Island causing the death of two siblings has been charged with manslaughter.

One killed in Auckland crash

One killed in Auckland crash

One person has died after a car and truck collided just north of Auckland, in the first road death of the long Labour weekend.

1300 new homes for Q'town area

1300 new homes for Q'town area

Authorities have signed an agreement to have 1300 more homes built in the Queenstown Lakes district in the next three years.

Dunedin

Recognition for city cycle plans

Recognition for city cycle plans

Dunedin's recent and planned cycling projects are being lauded as inspirational and ground-breaking and are in the running for national recognition.

Stars spotted in Queenstown

Stars spotted in Queenstown

James Bond actor Daniel Craig and his Oscar-winning wife, Rachel Weisz, have been spotted in Queenstown.

Fuel cheaper, inflation 1%

 Fuel cheaper, inflation 1%

Annual inflation has fallen to 1% - the bottom of the Reserve Bank's 1%-3% target range - further dampening the likelihood of rises in the central bank's interest-driving official cash rate (OCR).

Hager gets high-powered legal help

Hager gets high-powered legal help

A high-powered legal team has formed around Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager to challenge the validity of the police search warrant which was used in the hunt for the hacker Rawshark.

Ottawa shooting: Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero

Ottawa shooting: Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero

The guard credited with killing a gunman in Canada's parliament fought back tears as lawmakers greeted him with a prolonged standing ovation, cheers and whistles when he resumed his duties.

Proposed ripening device a world first

Proposed ripening device a world first

New Zealand scientists are studying the use of a remotely-activated device to start the process of ripening in packaged fruit and vegetables. Yvonne O'Hara reports.

Aussies cop fine over Indonesia air drama

Two Australians have agreed to pay a fine for flying in Indonesian airspace without permits, but will not be free to leave the country immediately.

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