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Auckland lawyer struck off, fined

A lawyer who misappropriated about $150,000 of a member of the public's money has been struck off and fined $50,000, the NZ Law Society says.

Bigamist jailed

Bigamist jailed

A Singaporean man who married his long-time girlfriend in New Zealand has been jailed for two months in Singapore for bigamy.

Ex cop jailed for 8 years

Ex cop jailed for 8 years

A former Auckland police officer has been jailed for eight years and four months for dealing methamphetamine and passing secret information to gang members .

Kiwifruit lawsuit against Govt expected

A claim against the Government by kiwifruit growers for hundreds of millions dollars over the Psa virus that ripped through much of the Bay of Plenty is expected to be lodged at the High Court at Wellington today, legal sources said.

Ashburton Winz staff praised

Ashburton Winz staff praised

Staff at Ashburton's Work and Income office have today been praised for their resilience in returning to work less than three months after two co-workers were shot dead in cold blood.

Malaysia Airlines slammed over tweet

Malaysia Airlines slammed over tweet

Embattled carrier Malaysia Airlines has been criticised again after tweeting a promotion which has been labelled "not the best choice of words".

$9m richer after going to dairy to buy lunch

$9m richer after going to dairy to buy lunch

He went to the dairy to buy some lunch and walked out $9 million richer.

Man found dead beside car

A man has been found dead beside a car on a hill road north of Porirua.

Police refocus crime stats on victims

Police are changing the way they record their statistics in a bid to "count the victims behind the crimes".

Vomiting bug closes primary school

An Auckland primary school has been closed by the Ministry of Health after a number of pupils and staff came down with a vomiting bug.

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