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Murder trial jury retires

The jury in the harrowing Hayden Miles murder trial has retired for the night after three hours of deliberations.

Manslaughter charge over boy's death

Manslaughter charge over boy's death

A 42-year-old Raetihi woman charged with the manslaughter of a 9-year-old boy has been granted interim name suppression.

Accused in Ryder case wanted to 'name and shame'

Accused in Ryder case wanted to 'name and shame'

The man accused of breaching a suppression order by posting a video online of Jesse Ryder's two alleged attackers says he felt he had to "name and shame" the two men.

Tongan fishermen rescued after sinking

Seven Tongan fisherman have been rescued after their ship sank and they found themselves stranded on a small tropical island.

Chopper squadron 'treated orders like guidelines'

A military tribunal has been told an Air Force helicopter squadron treated standard orders like guidelines that gave good "generic guidance" rather than absolute orders to obey before a fatal crash three years ago.

Power outage knocks out Eftpos

A power outage has shutdown some Eftpos terminals in Auckland this morning.

Dotcom will seek compensation

Dotcom will seek compensation

Kim Dotcom will be seeking compensation through a fresh court action against the Government Communications Security Bureau after it illegally spied on the internet tycoon.

Severe weather watch as rain bears down

Severe weather watch as rain bears down

A severe weather watch is in place for the top of the North Island with a heavy rain system from the north Tasman Sea reaching land this morning.

Mighty River offer opens

Mighty River offer opens

Brokers and analysts are predicting a strong take-up of Mighty River Power shares as the offer opens to the public today.

Changes loom for judges

Changes loom for judges

Judges are facing the biggest overhaul of accountability in decades, with the Cabinet considering legal changes that would compel the judiciary to publish annual reports, bring transparency to judicial appointments and attempt to stem criticism washing up against the bench.

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