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Bodies of Kenya crash victims on way home

The New Zealanders injured in the Kenyan minivan crash have been evacuated to the capital Nairobi while the bodies of those who died are on their way back home.

Govt ignored ministry call to trim ACC levies

Struggling workers and businesses could have benefited from almost half a billion dollars in ACC levy cuts this year if the Government hadn't disregarded Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment advice, it has emerged.

Transtasman bar to Qantas alliance

Qantas has been barred from preparing for a transtasman alliance with Emirates due to concerns the deal would lead to inflated airfares between Australia and New Zealand.

Woman critical after fall from building

A woman has been rushed to hospital after she is believed to have accidentally fallen from a central Wellington building early this morning.

Collins backtracks on jail compensation

Justice Minister Judith Collins has backtracked on a law change that would have ensured compensation for ill-treatment of prisoners by the state was used to benefit victims rather than being given to the inmates.

Bennett trumpets drop in DPB numbers

Bennett trumpets drop in DPB numbers

The number of sole parents on the domestic purposes benefit dropped by 5000 last year - a drop Social Development Minister Paula Bennett is attributing partly to her new policy requiring sole parents to get jobs when their youngest child turns five.

Gay cops not allowed to parade in uniform

Police officers who want to march in next month's Auckland Pride Parade will reportedly not be allowed to wear their uniforms.

Cricket: Time for NZ to consider all options

Cricket: Time for NZ to consider all options

Hard thinking must be done before New Zealand next set foot on a test ground.

Air NZ keeps the faith with Boeing

Air NZ keeps the faith with Boeing

Air New Zealand remains confident in its Boeing 787 Dreamliner programme, even though the aircraft has been grounded by US safety authorities.

Right words key to house sales

Right words key to house sales

It's more than just a pretty picture that lures a home buyer to a house - it's the words used to describe it too.

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