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Tongan cops committed for Fungavaka trial

Five Tongan police officers are among those set to stand trial over the manslaughter of New Zealand constable Kali Fungavaka.

Yachting: America's Cup officially opened

Yachting: America's Cup officially opened

The America's Cup has been officially opened, with a glamorous and at times comically over-the-top ceremony at the event village in San Francisco today.

TV3 loses rights to Home & Away

TV3 loses rights to Home & Away

TVNZ has poached popular Australian soap Home & Away from TV3 after indebted parent company Mediaworks lost the show's rights.

Man groomed boys for sex

Man groomed boys for sex

A 30-year-old man who sexually groomed young boys and made contact with one of his victims via Facebook has been sentenced to 11 months of home detention.

Submitters fire up at GCSB hearing

Submitters continued to voice their opposition to the Government's controversial new GCSB legislation in an occasionally fiery committee hearing at Parliament this morning.

Red meat sector 'stuck in its ways'

Red meat sector 'stuck in its ways'

The New Zealand beef and lamb industry is at risk of being an insignificant player in the country's economic recovery if it does not adopt a more integrated approach, ANZ Bank said.

Search on after man shot in buttocks

A man has been shot in the buttocks in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood this morning.

Teacher censured for 'back-handing' pupil

A relieving teacher has been censured for serious misconduct and ordered to undertake non-violence classes after "back-handing" a Year 9 nine child repeatedly over the head for making helicopter noises.

Teacher caught stealing food from children's lunchboxes

A teacher at a childcare centre has been censured after she was caught on camera stealing food from the lunchboxes of her pupils.

Cricket: Vettori unavailable for NZC contract

Cricket: Vettori unavailable for NZC contract

Daniel Vettori announced today that he has made himself unavailable for either a New Zealand Cricket or Northern Districts retainer contract in the 2013-14 season.

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