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Lack of rain raises drought fears

Prime Minister John Key says there is a reasonably high chance a drought will be declared soon as the country's farmers become increasingly concerned.

Govt worried about Solid Energy in 2009

The Government was worried about Solid Energy's ambitious investment plans and rosy view of coal prices as far back as 2009 but was unable to order the company to steer a safer course, Prime Minister John Key says.

HMNZS Otago 'not up to Antarctic patrols'

HMNZS Otago 'not up to Antarctic patrols'

The navy may not be able to monitor illegal fishing in the Southern Ocean because its ships are not up to the task.

Ironman seriously hurt in road rage attack

Ironman seriously hurt in road rage attack

The Ironman cyclist who suffered serious injuries in an alleged assault yesterday (Mon) is in a stable condition in Rotorua Hospital.

Woman hit by train in critical condition

A wheelchair-bound woman who was hit by a freight train in Auckland yesterday (Mon) remains in a critical condition.

Broadcaster Phillip Leishman dies

Broadcaster Phillip Leishman dies

Sports broadcaster Phillip Leishman has died. The 61-year-old, who had surgery on a brain tumour last year, became sick again last week and slipped into a coma on Sunday night.

Tennis: What next for Marina Erakovic?

Tennis: What next for Marina Erakovic?

After her dream came true in the form of a breakthrough victory, it's back to the reality of the WTA tour for Marina Erakovic.

Fisherman rescued at Castle Point

A man who fell several metres into the rough sea while fishing from rocks in Wairarapa today was rescued by a local fishing boat.

Fiordland decisions 'political' - Key

Fiordland decisions 'political' - Key

It was inevitable a decision on the future of the Milford Dart Tunnel and Fiordland Link Experience would be a political one, Prime Minister John Key says.

Football: Phoenix's chances fading with missed opportunities

After squandering a host of chances in Sunday's draw with Adelaide, Jeremy Brockie and his Phoenix teammates desperately need to bang in a few against his former club on Wednesday.

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