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Gobsmacked by report: detective

Gobsmacked by report: detective

A prison reform campaigner is calling for the police decision not to prosecute those charged with the care of remand prisoner Jai Davis to be reviewed after internal police emails revealed a ''significantly substandard'' report was used in the decision-making process.

Rival events to attract Gay Ski Week visitors

There will be a rainbow of colour in Queenstown this weekend as the annual Gay Ski Week QT begins. However, it is not all roses as a new contender has joined the party.

Southern economic activity down: ANZ

Southern economic activity down: ANZ

More signs are emerging about the weakening of the Otago economy and the South Island in general taking a hit in the three months ended June.

Camera sting nabs carer

Camera sting nabs carer

A light-fingered retirement village worker sparked an elaborate hidden-camera sting, which eventually saw her hauled before the court.

'State of Care' report timely for the Government

Children's Commissioner Dr Russell Wills has done the Government a huge favour with his report, ''State of Care'', this week, whether he intended to or not.

Tropical Storm Erika heads for Florida

Tropical Storm Erika heads for Florida

Tropical Storm Erika threatened Haiti and the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean and geared up for a run at south Florida.

Three children burned in Perth attack

Three children burned in Perth attack

Three children have suffered burns after a man allegedly poured a flammable liquid over them and set them alight at a home in Perth.

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