Otago Daily Times: National News

'Gobsmacking' blowout in cost of child support reforms

'Gobsmacking' blowout in cost of child support reforms

The cost of implementing a new child support system has rocketed to $163 million - a blowout that dwarfs the bill for fixing the controversial Novopay school payroll system.

Teen in Cairns court over Kiwi's murder

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of a New Zealand hospitality worked in Cairns.

Officer savaged by pitbull

Officer savaged by pitbull

A policeman suffered numerous bite wounds to his head and cuts to his face in an "appalling" unprovoked attack by a man's pitbull dog in Foxton yesterday.

MPs' pay move 'best option'

MPs' pay move 'best option'

Prime Minister John Key's move yesterday to cancel the latest MP pay increase and rein in future rises won the support of the Green Party but no comments from Labour.

Flu vaccine expected to work better in NZ

The flu vaccine is expected to be far more effective in the southern hemisphere than in the northern hemisphere, where, in England, it has achieved a success rate of just 3%.

One dead after car veers off road on West Coast

One dead after car veers off road on West Coast

One person is dead after their car veered off the road and crashed into a bank on the West Coast this afternoon.

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