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Fonterra scare: Bacteria first found at Australian plant

Fonterra scare: Bacteria first found at Australian plant

Fonterra boss Theo Spierings has revealed that testing at a Fonterra Australian plant confirmed the presence of clostridium bacteria in semi-finished product which was later blended to make the infant formula Karicare in Auckland.

Fierce house fire forces evacuation

Fourteen houses were evacuated due to a large fire which threatened to spread in Christchurch last night.

Rugby: Ranger joins select few in saying no to All Blacks

Rugby: Ranger joins select few in saying no to All Blacks

Players saying no to the All Blacks are rare, especially in the professional era.

Christchurch rebuild delayed by insurance wrangle

The Christchurch rebuild is being held up by a wrangle over $44 million in insurance payouts.

Boxing: Affable giant prepared to end Tua's career

Boxing: Affable giant prepared to end Tua's career

If Alexander Ustinov was the subject of a Tui billboard it would probably read: "He's not that big. Yeah right."

Suggestions for coroners

Lives could be saved if suggestions by a University of Otago study into coroners' recommendations were acted on, the chief coroner says.

No reports of sickness after Fonterra scare

Fonterra says its customers affected by the botulism scare have accounted for "all but a small amount" of potentially contaminated goods.

Holcim proposes staff cuts

Holcim is proposing disestablishing 17 roles at its Westport cement plant and quarry.

League: Warriors running into another ambush

League: Warriors running into another ambush

The Warriors have had the misfortune of running into a few ambushes and they face another one this weekend when they tackle a Manly outfit under the spotlight of the drugs probe across the Tasman.

Rugby: Weepu's availability a bonus for Auckland

Rugby: Weepu's availability a bonus for Auckland

Piri Weepu's availability for Auckland is a big bonus for ITM Cup coach Wayne Pivac.

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