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Regrets over firearm incident

Regrets over firearm incident

The New Zealand Defence Force says it regrets concern caused to the public by one of its members training with a gun at the Oval, in Dunedin.

Oceana Gold shares gain 50% in only three weeks

Oceana Gold shares gain 50% in only three weeks

Oceana Gold shares have gained 50% in value during the past three weeks, reflecting increased investment in global spot gold.

Warning not to leave kids, pets in cars

Warning not to leave kids, pets in cars

More than 200 children and pets have been rescued from locked, hot vehicles over the past two months, prompting a warning lives are being put at risk.

NZ envoy urges Russia to stop bombing

NZ envoy urges Russia to stop bombing

Several UN Security Council members, including New Zealand's Gerard van Bohemen, have pressed Russia to stop bombing around Syria's Aleppo in support of a Syrian military offensive and allow humanitarian access ahead of a crucial meeting of major powers in Germany on the conflict.

North Korea executes army chief - reports

North Korea executes army chief - reports

North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency is reporting, which, if true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and disappearances under its young leader.

Death prompts call for baby drop-off boxes

Death prompts call for baby drop-off boxes

Baby drop-off boxes, in which desperate people can leave children instead of abandoning them, should be installed at hospitals to allow mothers to anonymously leave unwanted infants, the NSW coroner has recommended.

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