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Woman's car trapped between trucks

A woman sustained serious injuries when her car became trapped between two trucks in Christchurch this morning.

Norman reversal won't win finance job - Shearer

Norman reversal won't win finance job - Shearer

The back-down by Green Party co-leader Russel Norman on money-printing may make him more compatible with Labour's positions on monetary policy but he will not be finance minister in a Labour-led government, Labour leader David Shearer made clear yesterday.

NZ unis in top 100 newcomers

Two New Zealand universities have been named in the top 100 tertiary institutions younger than 50-years-old.

Soccer deal may end monopoly

The loss of English Premier League soccer to online broadcaster Coliseum Sports Media may signal the end of Sky's virtual monopoly of quality sports content.

Tight budgets threaten health jobs

Auckland health workers face the prospect of job losses as district health boards grapple with a tightening supply of money from the Government.

Months of road closure likely after slip

Months of road closure likely after slip

Dunedin motorists face months of closure on Upper Junction Road near Sawyers Bay after a significant landslip overnight.

'Angelina effect' welcomed as calls to breast cancer helpline triple

The number of women ringing the breast cancer helpline tripled following Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy.

Worst of weather still to come

Meteorologists are warning "the storm is still to come" as a polar blast brings snow, rain and winds to the country this morning.

Rugby: Ranger off leash for All Blacks

Rugby: Ranger off leash for All Blacks

After two stunning performances off the reserves bench against France, Rene Ranger gets the chance to demonstrate his unique brand of high-octane rugby from the opening whistle in New Plymouth on Saturday.

Nun admits breaking girl's arm

Nun admits breaking girl's arm

A nun has admitted breaking the arm of a 9-year-old at Sunday School after the girl failed to get an action song right.

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