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Rugby: Blues team announced

Captain Ali Williams will complete a remarkable record in his last game for the Blues on Saturday.

Aircraft issues mayday call in Canterbury

Two helicopters and a fixed-wing aircraft are searching the the Waimakariri Gorge in Canterbury after a mayday call was received on an aviation channel.

Body found near Dannevirke

Police have found a body near the property of Dannevirke man William Kerry Power, who has been missing since Tuesday.

Young men remove more body hair: survey

Young men are removing more body hair - although it is still seen as far more acceptable on men than women, researchers say.

Woman rescued from Hawkes Bay floodwaters

A woman is safe after being plucked from a car which was caught in rising floodwater in Hawkes Bay this morning.

Second GCSB bill concession possible

The bill expanding the legal powers of the GCSB to spy on New Zealanders may be required to have regard to the Bill of Rights Act within a new set of principles, Prime Minister John Key said yesterday.

Women robbed at knifepoint in brothel

Two women were robbed at knifepoint in a Whangarei brothel.

Online GST 'impossible': MP

Online GST 'impossible': MP

Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says it would be virtually impossible to charge GST on items being bought online, an idea currently being explored by government officials.

Winter weather bites in North Island

Winter weather bites in North Island

The Desert Rd remains closed due to snow this morning, while the rain continues to fall over soggy parts of the North Island.

Bananas favourite fruit for Kiwis

They're bad luck when fishing and have a bad rap for containing too much sugar, but bananas remain New Zealanders' favourite fruit.

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