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Key backtracks on claim Wellington 'dying city'

Key backtracks on claim Wellington 'dying city'

John Key has backtracked over his claim Wellington is a "dying" city that the Government has no idea how to resuscitate, saying instead the issue is pressure on Auckland.

NZ shaken by two quakes

Two moderate earthquakes have rocked New Zealand this morning.

Slip blocks Wellington rail line

Heavy rain yesterday and overnight has caused a slip blocking the Johnsonville rail line in Wellington.

Mine to be dug under residential area

Consent has been granted for an underground gold mine under a residential part of Waihi, Radio New Zealand reported.

Wellington shaken by quake

A sharp earthquake shook the capital this afternoon, but it failed to rattle most Wellingtonians.

Man jailed for driving into gull colony

A man who drove into a colony of endangered black-billed gulls has been imprisoned.

Rugby: Injury could derail Kahui's Japan contract

Rugby: Injury could derail Kahui's Japan contract

Richard Kahui will have yet another shoulder operation on Wednesday and has conceded his lucrative Japanese club contract is in doubt.

Rule-breaking hunters disappoint rangers

Fish and Game rangers are disappointed at the number of hunters who broke the rules on the opening weekend of the game bird season.

League: Locke injury not as bad as feared

League: Locke injury not as bad as feared

Warriors fullback Kevin Locke does not have a prolapsed disc in his back as first feared.

Cricket: Bracewell puts pressure on Wagner's spot

Cricket: Bracewell puts pressure on Wagner's spot

Bowling-starved Doug Bracewell is making the most of a rare run-out, but whether his efforts are enough to unseat Neil Wagner from the test team remains to be seen.

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