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Maori Council water appeal dismissed

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal by the New Zealand Maori Council to block the Mighty River Power partial privatisation.

Botham on bungy jumping, fishing, sandflies and wine

Botham on bungy jumping, fishing, sandflies and wine

Cricket great Sir Ian Botham headed for The Hills today in attire Sir Michael Hill would have been proud of.

Insurance should fund cardboard cathedral, court told

Insurance should fund cardboard cathedral, court told

A multi-million dollar insurance payout for the earthquake-crippled Christ Church Cathedral should be used to help fund the Anglican Church's temporary cardboard cathedral, a court heard today.

Basketball: Doubt over future of Breakers' coach

Basketball: Doubt over future of Breakers' coach

Breakers' coach Andrej Lemanis will reach a significant milestone tomorrow night when he is in charge for his 250th ANBL match, but there's growing doubt about how many more he might add.

Drought declared in Northland

Drought declared in Northland

A state of drought has been officially declared in Northland.

Woman killed on Waikato farm

A woman was killed on a Waikato farm yesterday when the vehicle she was driving rolled down a bank.

Wanaka-bound adventurer stars in Air NZ video

Wanaka-bound adventurer stars in Air NZ video

Adventurer Bear Grylls has teamed up with Air New Zealand to create a new safety video for the airline.

Gay marriage Bill passes select committee

A bill to legalise same-sex marriage should be passed into law, a Parliamentary Select Committee has recommended.

Son's cancer treatment 'barbaric' - Kiwi mum

Son's cancer treatment 'barbaric' - Kiwi mum

A Kiwi mother who launched a legal battle to try to stop her son from having radiotherapy for his brain tumour has stood by her stance, saying the treatment is "barbaric and plain torture".

Xtra email hit by new hacking attack

Xtra email hit by new hacking attack

Yahoo! Xtra's most recent hacking ordeal is "a fact of life" given the prevalence of cyber criminals, according to Telecom.

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