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Couple charged over child's broken leg

An Upper Hutt couple have been charged with child neglect after a 3-year-old girl was hospitalised with a leg so badly broken that doctors considered having it amputated.

Media ban on Doha fire trial

A blanket media ban is preventing coverage of a court hearing into the deadly Doha mall fire that killed 19 people, including New Zealand triplets.

Midwife could face action

A midwife could face disciplinary action for failing to take proper care for a young woman whose baby was born with no heartbeat after she went into early labour.

League: Punter picks eight to win $250,000

League: Punter picks eight to win $250,000

A Wellington punter has collected a $250,000 payout from the TAB after successfully picking eight second round NRL winners.

Sections bought in 1939 reap family $7 million

Sections bought in 1939 reap family $7 million

A World War II soldier's smart investment in prime Auckland land has provided a windfall for his family 80 years later.

David Shearer's $50,000 'oversight'

David Shearer's failure to declare a US-based bank account containing more than $50,000 on the MPs' Register of Pecuniary Interests was an "unfortunate" mistake of a type the Labour Party is quick to criticise the Government for, Prime Minister John Key says.

Music for TV item on violence 'bad taste'

Women's Refuge has criticised a Seven Sharp story on bystander reaction to violence against women which used the song Smack My Bitch Up as a backing track.

Dad wins right to name health workers in son's case

Dad wins right to name health workers in son's case

A father who won the right to name health workers who cared for his son before his death says "Zac will rest easier" because the precedent-setting ruling won't be challenged.

Rugby: Father's fears for Jerry Collins

Rugby: Father's fears for Jerry Collins

Jerry Collins seemed perfectly fine when he spoke to his manager before flying out of Auckland for Japan last Tuesday.

Rugby: Key Chiefs' trio in frame to play Highlanders

Rugby: Key Chiefs' trio in frame to play Highlanders

They are flying high in the New Zealand conference and the Chiefs are about to be strengthened by the return from injury of three key players.

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