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Pressure on top cop to retract eulogy

The country's second most highly ranked police officer is under pressure to retract a funeral eulogy said to attack the integrity of a former Cabinet minister.

MP 'free' to appear on 'Ellen'

MP 'free' to appear on 'Ellen'

The Prime Minister has given his blessing for minister Maurice Williamson to appear on the Ellen DeGeneres show after Mr Williamson became the unexpected face of gay rights for his "big gay rainbow" speech.

Mum steps in for 'sorry' Savea

Mum steps in for 'sorry' Savea

All Black Julian Savea has moved out of his family home and his mother is acting as a go-between for the rugby star and his partner after he was charged with assault.

Wild weather sweeps across country

Wild weather sweeps across country

Soaked Nelson residents are bracing for more heavy rain this afternoon as authorities study historical slip sites amid the threat of another torrential downpour.

Julian Savea charged with assault

Julian Savea charged with assault

Hurricanes and All Blacks wing Julian Savea has apologised to his partner and her family after it was revealed he had been charged with assault.

'Explosive' weather hits Nelson

'Explosive' weather hits Nelson

Nelson is the latest region to face the wild weekend weather.

Golf: Ko storms home for share of 10th

Golf: Ko storms home for share of 10th

World No1 amateur Lydia Ko has stormed home in the final round of the LOTTE LPGA Championship in Hawaii.

Raglan hit by small tornado

A small tornado brought down a tree, broke windows and damaged a roof in Raglan this afternoon.

Woman seriously hurt as car hits pole

A woman was seriously injured when the vehicle she was in crashed into a pole in south-west Christchurch this morning.

Flooding forces evacuations

Flooding forces evacuations

The worst of the flooding that forced the evacuation of dozens of holidaymakers in Bay of Plenty yesterday appears to be over.

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