An attempted robbery at a bar last night went wrong when
patrons took to the offenders with pool cues.
A postmortem examination is under way on a body found in a
burnt-out car in a forest area between Taupo and Tokoroa.
New initiatives to cut New Zealand's horrific forestry sector
accident rate have been announced, with the new code of
practice setting out guidelines for complying with health and
Christchurch teachers are not concerned about the legality of
a planned strike in February, saying it is time to tell the
Government "enough is enough".
Low-wage workers look likely to get a small pay rise of under
3 per cent next April after the Government removed social
factors from the criteria for setting the minimum wage.
A woman has suffered moderate injuries after she was impaled
on a spiked fence at a central Auckland church this morning.
Tens of thousands of New Zealanders will be excluded from
Australia's new national disability insurance scheme.
Air New Zealand says it is already benefiting from The
Hobbit, even before the movie's wide release.
Splitting the captaincy roles between encumbent Ross Taylor
and rival Brendon McCullum is emerging as the short-priced
outcome from the New Zealand leadership shambles.
The search is over for a mother and her two children who were
feared taken hostage by a man who was reportedly armed.
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