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Kiwi who died in Vanuatu a doctor

The New Zealand resident doctor who died while diving in Vanuatu worked at Auckland City Hospital.

Slow uptake for ultra-fast broadband

About 1300 users were hooked up to the Government's ultra-fast broadband scheme in the first three months of the year, but rate of uptake for the fibre-based internet services is still less than three per cent.

Fog disrupts Christchurch flights

Thick fog has disrupted most flights in and out of Christchurch Airport this morning.

Rugby: Boric returns for the Blues

Rugby: Boric returns for the Blues

Former All Black lock Anthony Boric will make his first start for the Blues in 14 months.

Mutilated duck carcasses wash up on beach

Far North residents are upset after mutilated duck carcasses washed up on a beach days after the start of the duck hunting season.

Unemployment falls to three year low

Unemployment falls to three year low

New Zealand's jobless rate fell to a three-year low in the first three months of the year as the employment rate grew for the first time in four quarters, fuelled by demand for workers in Canterbury.

Unprovoked road rage attack earns jail sentence

Unprovoked road rage attack earns jail sentence

A judge has sent a man to jail for chasing another man coming out of a church meeting, pulling him over and punching him twice in the face.

Georgie Pie back, at McDonald's

Georgie Pie back, at McDonald's

Starting early next month, McDonald's will begin selling a single Georgie Pie product at 11 of its restaurants in Auckland and Waikato, and isn't ruling out a return of standalone Georgie Pie stores.

KiwiRail accepts responsibility for accident

KiwiRail accepts responsibility for accident

KiwiRail has accepted responsibility for an accident in which a young woman in a wheelchair was hit by a train at a level crossing in Auckland.

Former mayor faces high court trial

A date has been set for the trial of former Central Hawke's Bay mayor Hugh Hamilton on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Markets Authority.

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