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Telecom to cut hundreds of jobs

Telecom to cut hundreds of jobs

Telecom says there will be job cuts "well into the hundreds" this year as it seeks to reduce costs across its business.

Alarm at synthetic cannabis-self-harm link

The possible health risks of long-term use of synthetic cannabis have begun to emerge - with the risk of suicide and self-harm in users alarming health professionals.

Crews battle large Wanganui blaze

Firefighters are this morning battling a blaze in the Heads Road area of Wanganui.

Christchurch shaken on quake anniversary

A 'moderate' earthquake gave Cantabrians an early morning wake-up call on the second anniversary of New Zealand's worst natural disaster.

Sevens: Teens named in NZ women's squad

New Zealand women's sevens coach Sean Horan has selected 26 players for a high performance squad that will form the basis of New Zealand's campaigns towards this year's World Cup in Russia and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Teenage boy killed in police pursuit

Teenage boy killed in police pursuit

A 15-year-old boy has died following a crash after a fleeing driver in a stolen vehicle tried to evade police at speed in Christchurch about 12.30am today.

Bail-out likely for Solid Energy

Bail-out likely for Solid Energy

Solid Energy is at a crisis point and a Government bail-out is almost inevitable, mine closures are possible and further job cuts likely in another restructuring to try to salvage the debt-ridden coal mining company.

Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a truck on on the Hauraki Plains this morning.

One dead, one critical after shootings

A man is in a critical but stable condition after being shot in Matamata last night.

Rugby: Well-travelled Filipo a truly modern player

Rugby: Well-travelled Filipo a truly modern player

One of the biggest changes in rugby as it continues to get to grips with professionalism is the way players move from one club or franchise to another.

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