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Study points way for Hector's dolphin recovery

Study points way for Hector's dolphin recovery

New Zealand's endangered Hector's dolphin population could recover if protection measures were extended to 100m deep throughout its habitat, according to a new University of Otago review.

Golf: Ko leading amateur again

Golf: Ko leading amateur again

World No1 amateur Lydia Ko has saved her best for last at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on the LPGA Tour in California to secure the leading amateur honours for the third time in a major.

Jeep search progresses in drive-by shooting case

The mystery Jeep which was parked near where roadworker George Taiaroa was shot dead almost three weeks ago may have been driven towards Taranaki, police say.

Flavell comments 'kind of blackmail': Sharples

Flavell comments 'kind of blackmail': Sharples

Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples says MP Te Ururoa Flavell's statements that he will leave politics if he does not become leader before 2014 amount to ''a kind of blackmail''.

Cellphone guides lost tramper

A tramper overdue from a walk in the Arthur's Pass National Park last night used the light from his cellphone to guide him out of the bush.

Lotto-winning family eyes new home and cars

Lotto-winning family eyes new home and cars

A Blenheim family has claimed their $10.8 million Lotto windfall - three weeks after winning the prize.

Drought-breaking rain on the way

Drought-breaking rain on the way

Drought-breaking rain is expected to saturate most of the North Island next week, with falls of up to 80mm forecast for some areas.

Inland Revenue to probe tax haven links

Inland Revenue will investigate New Zealand links to off-shore tax havens after receiving information from the International Consortium of Journalists.

Fast food giant rejects youth rates

Fast food giant rejects youth rates

McDonald's and Restaurant Brands have joined a scree of retail giants who have decided against paying 16 to 19-year-olds the new youth wage.

Teen dismembered, court hears

Teen dismembered, court hears

Christchurch teenager Hayden Miles was killed before he was dismembered and buried at two city cemeteries, a court heard today.

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