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Dying in Auckland more expensive too

Dying in Auckland more expensive too

The cost of dying has gone up in Auckland, with increased fees for burial and ash plots and interments at council owned cemeteries.

SFO rules out crime at council

A year-long Serious Fraud Office inquiry into the Far North District Council found some councillors and staff failed to follow rules governing the approval of projects and use of ratepayers' money, but insufficient evidence to lay criminal charges against anyone.

DoC aware kereru hunted in Northland

DoC aware kereru hunted in Northland

Conservationists say evidence can be found that protected kereru are being hunted in Northland's forests.

Wet weather to move up the country

Forecasters are predicting a wet start to the school holidays for the top of the North Island as a band of rain makes its way up the country from today.

Prison drama tops NZ's favourite film poll

Prison drama tops NZ's favourite film poll

The Shawshank Redemption has been named New Zealand's favourite film in a new poll, while Battlefield Earth has been voted our least favourite.

'Right call' made over medical marijuana - Dunne

'Right call' made over medical marijuana - Dunne

Approving the use of medicinal marijuana for a teenager who was locked in an induced coma was the right thing to do, the minister who approved it says, after the teen died last night.

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