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KiwiRail accepts responsibility for accident

KiwiRail accepts responsibility for accident

KiwiRail has accepted responsibility for an accident in which a young woman in a wheelchair was hit by a train at a level crossing in Auckland.

Former mayor faces high court trial

A date has been set for the trial of former Central Hawke's Bay mayor Hugh Hamilton on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Markets Authority.

Unsafe taxis ordered off road after sting

Four Tauranga taxis have been ordered off the road after they were found to be unsafe during a surprise sting.

Football: Reid named West Ham's player of the year

Football: Reid named West Ham's player of the year

All Whites captain Winston Reid has been named West Ham's player of the season at the Premier League side's end-of-year awards.

Missing elderly man huddles with dog, survives night

A missing 80-year-old Foxton man has been found after spending the night huddled in sand dunes with his dog.

Sailor breaks leg at sea

A Chinese sailor was taken to hospital late last night after breaking his leg at sea.

Man dies after suspected petrol attack

A Christchurch man who allegedly had petrol poured over him before being set alight has died in hospital from his injuries.

Grieving family: Make forests safer

Grieving family: Make forests safer

A Rotorua family whose son was killed in a forestry accident support calls for tougher workplace safety measures and an inquiry into forestry safety.

Man jailed after threat to kill cop's children

Man jailed after threat to kill cop's children

A Rotorua man who threatened to kill a police officer's children and rape his wife has been jailed for eight months.

English bullish over future selloffs

English bullish over future selloffs

Finance Minister Bill English said investor interest in Mighty River Power showed there was enough demand to partially sell Meridian Energy and Genesis.

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