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EQC privacy breach: 9700 affected

EQC privacy breach: 9700 affected

The Earthquake Commission has apologised to nearly 10,000 claimants in the latest privacy breach blunder by a government department, which saw information about the claimants sent to the wrong person.

Drought spreads to the South Island

Drought spreads to the South Island

The drought encompassing the entire North Island has now extended into the south, with the Buller and Grey Districts now officially being declared drought zones.

Two in court over abducted baby

Two in court over abducted baby

A woman and a man have been charged with child abduction in connection with the baby snatched from the intensive care unit at Auckland's Starship Hospital last night.

Rowing: Kiwis make a strong start

New Zealand's 41-strong rowing team made a solid start to the first world cup rowing regatta of the year in perfect conditions in Penrith, New South Wales today.

Openings likely for some redundant Telecom workers

Software companies Xero and Orion Health say they will be able to absorb at least some of the skilled workers who are set to lose their jobs at Telecom.

Cycling victim farewelled

A woman killed in a freak cycling accident near Taupo has been farewelled in Auckland this morning.

Basketball: Adams, Pitt out of NCAA tournament

Kiwi centre Steve Adams had the stats, but Tall Black Rob Loe got the win to progress to the third round of the US national college basketball championship.

Rugby: Blues back to winning side

Rugby: Blues back to winning side

The Blues have reverted to their victorious combinations for their transtasman mission to beat the Waratahs.

Family defends Devoy's new role

Dame Susan Devoy's family is defending her appointment as Race Relations Commissioner amid calls for her to stand down.

Dive squad seeks shooting evidence

Dive squad seeks shooting evidence

The Police National Dive Squad will be scouring the Waikato River today near where a road worker was shot dead, looking for evidence that might help the homicide investigation.

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