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Prostitution law reform hasn't worked: PM

Prostitution law reform hasn't worked: PM

Prime Minister John Key said he didn't think prostitution law reform had worked in New Zealand.

Rugby: Leicester too good for NZ Maori

Rugby: Leicester too good for NZ Maori

The New Zealand Maori have today suffered a first-up defeat on their three match tour of the United Kingdom, losing to the Leicester Tigers 32-24.

Fugitives caught on West Coast in court

Two of three fugitives hunted by police in a remote mountain range have appeared in court this morning.

Proposal for 'cannabis tourism' in Northland

Cannabis law reformers want Northland to trial marijuana liberalisation in a bid to increase tourism after the American states of Colorado and Washington voted to legalise the drug.

Australian clergy abuse scandal spreads to NZ

New Zealand clergy face being interviewed by Australian police as part of a Royal Commission investigating how institutions including churches allegedly covered up claims of child sex abuse, a victims right advocate says.

Rugby: All Blacks wary of Italy's set-piece play

Rugby: All Blacks wary of Italy's set-piece play

Italy looked a rusty side in their return to test rugby against Tonga but one warning shone through for their next outing against the All Blacks.

Young girls binge-drinking more than boys

Young teenage girls are now slightly more likely to binge-drink than boys of the same age - but experts say the girls are still being led on by older boys.

Hallensteins cops flak for playmates promo

Hallensteins cops flak for playmates promo

Using three blonde playmates to market a New Zealand menswear brand has been labelled "obvious", "cheap" and "sexist".

Prince Charles to celebrate birthday in Wellington

Prince Charles will celebrate his 64th birthday in Wellington today where the royal couple will open New Zealand's Diamond Jubilee gift to the Queen.

Rugby: Smith and Ellison the walking wounded

Rugby: Smith and Ellison the walking wounded

A decision on whether to send Tamati Ellison and Ben Smith home has been delayed to allow the All Blacks more time to fully assess the pair's respective injuries.

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