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Tauranga councillor paid $65 an hour

A Tauranga city councillor is getting paid $74,000 a year to spend an average of 22 hours a week on council business.

Cricket: NZ Cricket apologises to Taylor

Cricket: NZ Cricket apologises to Taylor

The New Zealand Cricket board has apologised to Ross Taylor for the way the captaincy affair was handled but is standing by the decision to make Brendon McCullum skipper.

Gruesome details of murder revealed

Gruesome details of murder revealed Warning: explicit content

A Rotorua woman has admitted the gruesome murder of her lover Michelle Hoffman-Tamm.

Drug-dealing granny jailed in Wellington

Drug-dealing granny jailed in Wellington

A drug-dealing grandmother who drove around Wellington for years delivering cannabis has been jailed for nearly seven years for her part in a multimillion-dollar drug syndicate.

Papakura death treated as suspicious

Police are treating as suspicious the death of a 23-year-old woman in a sleepout in Auckland.

Brazen bag-snatcher strikes in Napier

An elderly woman's was left shaken after her bag was snatched in broad daylight by a teenager on a bike.

Fat tax could improve health: study

Fat tax could improve health: study

Taxing fizzy drinks and fatty foods and subsidising fruit and vegetables could have significant health benefits, a new study has shown.

Search continues for missing hunter

The hunting companions of an 85-year-old man missing in the Nelson Lakes National Park since Monday have joined the search for him.

Woman dealing drugs from Lotto outlet jailed

Woman dealing drugs from Lotto outlet jailed

A woman who dealt drugs from a Lotto store has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.

Broadband problems hit Telecom again

Broadband problems hit Telecom again

Telecom says it has been hit with another broadband problem this morning - just one day after two outages left hundreds of thousands of customers without internet access.

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