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'Hypocritical' NZ failing eco-treasure

'Hypocritical' NZ failing eco-treasure

The great-great-great-granddaughter of the man who discovered the Ross Sea says the New Zealand Government is destroying her legacy by failing to protect one of the last intact marine ecosystem in the world.

Rugby: Forbes back from eye injury for Counties

Counties Manukau captain DJ Forbes has recovered from an eye injury and has been named in the team to play Manawatu in Palmerston North on Thursday night.

Older Kiwis having unsafe sex

Older Kiwis having unsafe sex

Older New Zealanders are having lots of sex but most aren't doing it safely, a survey has revealed.

Charles, Camilla confirmed for NZ tour

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit New Zealand in November to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Cricket: We'll have fit squad - Taylor

Cricket: We'll have fit squad - Taylor

They were forced to use bowling coach Damien Wright in the field in their latest warm-up defeat but New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor is confident his side will be fully fit for their Twenty20 World Cup opener against Bangladesh on Friday.

Pike River inquiry will not be reopened

The Pike River Royal Commission of Inquiry will not be reopened for more evidence to be heard and there will be no delay in the commission's report being published, a court has ruled.

Pond tragedy: Dad had brain tumour

Pond tragedy: Dad had brain tumour

A man whose son drowned when his ute rolled into a pond on the West Coast was suffering from a terminal brain tumour he did not know about at the time, a family friend says.

Rugby: Mitchell keen to stay in South Africa

Rugby: Mitchell keen to stay in South Africa

Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell says he is keen to stay in South Africa despite his employment wrangle with his former Lions franchise dragging on for three months.

IAG admits policy bungle

Insurance company IAG will pay out up to $3.48 million in compensation after admitting it may have breached the Fair Trading Act in relation to more than 150,000 insurance policies.

Home detention for National Finance director

National Finance director Carol Anne Braithwaite has sentenced to 10 months' home detention at a waterfront Auckland property for misleading investors of the failed firm.

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