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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.

Cricket: Banning the bouncer counter productive

Cricket: Banning the bouncer counter productive

There was something awfully visceral about watching the footage of the luckless Phillip Hughes being felled by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The news yesterday that he had died of his injuries produced a physical hurt among lovers of this magnificent game.

Cricket: Wright pays tribute to Hughes

Former New Zealand coach and captain John Wright has paid tribute to the late Phillip Hughes -- a player he helped coach briefly eight years ago, and who again came under his watch in the Indian Premier League in 2013.

Brent Scott remanded in custody over triple stabbings

Brent Scott remanded in custody over triple stabbings

A man accused of stabbing his wife to death and attempting to murder his stepdaughter and her boyfriend has appeared in court.

V ad pulled over fire complaints

V ad pulled over fire complaints

A television ad for V Energy Drink showing a man on fire had been pulled after complaints from members of the public and the Fire Service.

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