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Tsunami sirens of limited benefit

Tsunami warning sirens that sounded across Auckland in a test-run at the weekend are not favoured by our national emergency agency.

Top cops yet to prove fitness

Only four of the country's top eight police officers have passed a new fitness test.

No plan to get Kiwis out of Korea

No plan to get Kiwis out of Korea

The Government says there are no plans to evacuate New Zealanders from the Korean peninsula, despite reports of contingency arrangements being put in place by Canberra for Australian citizens.

Facebook post spawns riotous party

Social media is used overseas to incite democracy and create revolutions - but in New Zealand it's used to organise "booze-fests", a victim of an out-of-control party says.

GC creator says criticism hurt

GC creator says criticism hurt

The man behind The GC, Bailey Mackey, says criticism about the show hit him deeply - but don't expect him to be making any changes to his style.

Key damps down Korean war talk

Key damps down Korean war talk

Prime Minister John Key has talked down suggestions New Zealand would defend South Korea in the event of an attack from the North.

Tributes flow as bodies recovered

Tributes flow as bodies recovered

The chief executive of 2degrees, killed with his wife when their light plane crashed off the Waikato coast on March 30, has been described as an "unbelievable brother and selfless friend".

Danish MP hadn't done homework on powhiri

Danish MP hadn't done homework on powhiri

The Danish politician who controversially called powhiri "uncivilised" and "grotesque" knew exactly what she was going to see - but may not have read the briefing documents given to her.

Car crashes into pensioner's flat

A car crashed into a pensioner's flat in south Auckland overnight.

Motorcyclist killed in crash

A male motorcyclist has died in a crash in Mt Roskill.

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