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Passport renewal cost cut

Passport renewal cost cut

The Government has announced cuts to the cost of passports, with an online renewal option that will save passport-holders $28.80.

Rugby: Young Blues will surprise in 2013

Rugby: Young Blues will surprise in 2013

Gut feel - the Blues are going to go surprisingly well in 2013.

Blogger appointed Truth editor

Blogger appointed Truth editor

The author of the right wing blog Whale Oil has been appointed editor of the Truth newspaper.

League: Iro leaving the Warriors

League: Iro leaving the Warriors

Warriors' assistant coach Tony Iro has been granted an early release from his contract to pursue other opportunities, with reports linking him with a return to the Roosters.

Another Greymouth firm axes jobs

In yet another blow to the Greymouth economy, Stillwater Lumber has laid off 12 staff as it readjusts to the economic recession.

Road worker trapped under 15-tonne roller

A road worker who was trapped beneath a 15-tonne roller near Gisborne for 45 minutes this morning is now in stable condition.

Mum blames energy drinks for son's breakdown

A mother has blamed her teenage son's secret energy drink habit for a breakdown in his mental health.

Murder followed unwanted sexual advance

Murder followed unwanted sexual advance

A hitchhiker murdered a motorist who picked him up and offered him a bed for the night after he made an unwelcome sexual advance, a court has heard.

Northland man stabbed in chest

A 19-year-old man was to have surgery after being stabbed in the chest in a Northland home.

NZ linked to huge cocaine bust

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra says it has strict security measures after reports that a massive drug haul in Algeria came from New Zealand in a powdered milk container.

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