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Giant rockslide on Mt Cook

Giant rockslide on Mt Cook

A giant rockslide at Aoraki/Mt Cook this afternoon missed a popular trampers' hut by just 200 metres.

No charges over school bus death

Police have decided no charges will be laid over the death of a 5-year-old boy who was hit and killed by a school bus on the West Coast last year.

Car deal kidnapping accused in court

Four young Gisborne men, including three brothers, have been further remanded on bail after appearing in court today on serious charges following a vehicle swap that went wrong last week.

NZers flop in Aussie citizenship exam

NZers flop in Aussie citizenship exam

Kiwis hoping to become Aussies don't appear to know their neighbour well, with New Zealanders among the worst performers in the Australian citizenship test.

Emily Longley's killer bashed in jail

Emily Longley's killer bashed in jail

A British man convicted of murdering New Zealander Emily Longley has reportedly been beaten up in jail and had his cell torched, after he pinned up photos of his victim in his cell and bragged about receiving fan mail.

Bank cuts its home loan rates

 ASB Bank has cut its three, four and five-year fixed home loan rates.

Kiwis in mercy dash to help solo sailor

A solo sailer who spent 56 hours in a life raft in the Southern Ocean after encountering rough weather has been rescued by a cruise ship, assisted by Kiwi interpreters.

Weather settles as kids eye return to school

The warm settled weather looks set to continue for most of the country as children prepare to go back to school.

Eight injured in Whangarei crash

Eight injured in Whangarei crash

Eight people were taken to hospital after a stolen car crashed into another vehicle containing six people near where a police patrol had stopped to speak to a cyclist.

Bodies of Kenya crash victims expected today

The bodies of three members of a Tauranga school group killed in a bus crash in Kenya are expected to arrive home today.

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