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Fast food giant rejects youth rates

Fast food giant rejects youth rates

McDonald's and Restaurant Brands have joined a scree of retail giants who have decided against paying 16 to 19-year-olds the new youth wage.

Teen dismembered, court hears

Teen dismembered, court hears

Christchurch teenager Hayden Miles was killed before he was dismembered and buried at two city cemeteries, a court heard today.

Man denies murdering schoolgirl

Man denies murdering schoolgirl

The man accused of killing Christchurch schoolgirl Jade Louise Bayliss has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Powhiri comments 'lost in translation'

Powhiri comments 'lost in translation'

A Danish politician who called the powhiri "uncivilised" and "grotesque" said the meaning of her comments in a newspaper column were lost in translation.

Convicted killer maintains his innocence

A man serving a life sentence or rape and murder, who has maintained his innocence, today faces the Parole Board for the 11th time.

Satisfaction, sadness as bodies recovered

The head of the navy dive team says recovering the bodies of the 2degrees chief executive and his wife from the wreckage of a light plane crash has been difficult and was "tinged with sadness".

House could collapse if crashed car removed

House could collapse if crashed car removed

Structural engineers will assess how to remove a crashed car from a flat that police say is in danger of collapsing.

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.

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