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Labour MPs ejected from House

Labour MPs ejected from House

Speaker David Carter has ejected MPs from the House for the first time, kicking out Labour's Trevor Mallard and Chris Hipkins this afternoon.

Climber rescued from Mount Awful

Climber rescued from Mount Awful

A climber suffered head injuries when he fell about 100m from Mt Awful in Mt Aspiring National Park this morning.

Rugby: Game time crucial for Leonard at Chiefs

Rugby: Game time crucial for Leonard at Chiefs

Chiefs halfback Brendon Leonard has timed his return from injury perfectly following Tawera Kerr-Barlow's broken jaw, but now wants regular game time or he is likely to join a growing number of team-mates heading overseas.

New school for Wakatipu Basin

New school for Wakatipu Basin

The Government has announced a a new school will open in the Wakatipu Basin by 2015.

Distraught family waits for yachtie to be found

The distraught family of a well-known Wellsford yachtie are waiting in hope for his body to be found.

Police concerned about missing Katikati man

Fears are growing for a missing Katikati pensioner who has not been seen since setting off from his home by car yesterday morning.

Hefty fines possible for flouting watering ban

Wellingtonians who flout the region's outdoor water use ban are being warned for now - but fines of up to $20,000 could follow for repeat offenders.

Sunsmart app wins national award

A smartphone app which measures UV exposure and issues a warning if the user is at risk of getting burnt has taken out a prestigious national technology competition.

Cricket: Taylor still not comfortable in Black Caps

Cricket: Taylor still not comfortable in Black Caps

Former New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor has admitted he is still not comfortable in the Black Caps team environment following their dramatic series draw with England yesterday.

Ultrafast broadband plan unveiled

Ultrafast broadband plan unveiled

Telecom, New Zealand's biggest internet retailer, has entered the consumer fibre market and says customers will be able to sign up to its ultra-fast broadband plans from tomorrow.

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