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Murder accused: 'I killed my man'

A woman accused of stabbing her partner to death on Valentine's Day this year dropped to the floor and cried "I killed my man" after she inflicted the fatal wound, a witness has told the High Court at Gisborne.

Key plays down 'routine' intelligence meeting

Prime Minister John Key says senior US intelligence officials were in New Zealand last week for a "routine" meeting with officials from several countries, but maintains he still does not known exactly who was in town.

Child sex abuser attacked outside court

Child sex abuser attacked outside court

Trevor Hall, the man who sexually abused a 7-year-old girl, has been assaulted outside court.

Oil giant abandons NZ search

Oil giant abandons NZ search

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has abandoned its efforts to explore the Raukumara Basin for oil and gas.

Search expert denies lack of equipment cost lives

A search and rescue expert today denied a lack of specialist equipment cost lives at the CTV Building collapse, which killed 115 people in last February's earthquake.

Million viewers tune in for NZGT finale

Million viewers tune in for NZGT finale

Almost one million New Zealanders tuned in to watch the season finale of New Zealand's Got Talent on Sunday.

Bain compo 'a difficult sell'

Bain compo 'a difficult sell'

Granting David Bain millions of dollars in compensation would be a "difficult sell" for the Government, a University of Canterbury law professor says.

Bike thief sentenced over man's severed finger

Bike thief sentenced over man's severed finger

A 17 year-old Masterton youth who stole a motorbike and later crashed it into its owner, causing injuries including the loss of a finger, was sentenced to 100 hours' community work in Masterton District Court today.

Man killed in motorbike crash named

Police have released the name of a man killed in a motorbike crash in Waikato on Sunday.

2degrees dispute settled out of court

An employment dispute between mobile phone company 2degrees and its co-founder Simon "Tex" Edwards has been settled outside of court.

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