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Drink-driver astounds police

Drink-driver astounds police

A drink-driver towing a large boat on a trailer who astounded police when he gave one of the country's highest breath-alcohol readings has pleaded guilty today.

Facebook shame: 'We made a graveyard at 6am'

Facebook shame: 'We made a graveyard at 6am'

Two Waipawa women who took 15 memorial crosses from a remembrance site for fallen soldiers say they regret their actions, but did the right thing by returning them.

NZer treated in wake of bombings

One New Zealander was treated for a cut chin in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Firefighter in bullying claim stays on

Firefighter in bullying claim stays on

A volunteer firefighter and calendar pin-up girl who left her job at the Feilding Volunteer Brigade citing a "bullying culture" has withdrawn her resignation.

Tourism gets $158m funding boost

The Government's $158 million boost for promoting tourism has been welcomed by the industry, although one leader says some of it should stay in this country to get the sector's foundations right.

Football: City looking good for semis berth

Football: City looking good for semis berth

The prospect of another huge payday looms large for Auckland City and their supporters heading into today's fourth round OFC Champions League games.

Thatcher funeral debate rages

Thatcher funeral debate rages

A coffin bearing the body of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was placed in a chapel in Britain's parliament before her funeral as a debate about the ceremony's scale and guest list deepened.

Hospital staff snooped on X-rays of eel inside man

Hospital staff snooped on X-rays of eel inside man

Thirty-three health workers have been disciplined for snooping at X-rays and other information on the man who had an eel removed from inside him at Auckland City Hospital.

Rugby: Crowds return as Blues win

Rugby: Crowds return as Blues win

The Blues' fortunes have risen in the Super 15 and so have their crowds.

Woman killed in Rotorua crash named

The moped rider who died in a crash near Rotorua today has been named as 72-year-old Anna Lea.

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