The man who took a private prosecution against John Banks
says he will do the same against Labour leader David Cunliffe
if police do not charge him over a tweet he posted on
The Crown has today closed its case in the jury trial of the
Arataki man accused of bashing and robbery of two French
tourists in Papamoa last year.
Ten new permits have been granted for oil exploration in New
Zealand, including five offshore permits.
Phil Nisbet was hospitalised with what he thought was a nasty
reaction to an insect bite on the day his wife is accused of
first trying to kill him, a court heard today.
Former Black Cap Jacob Oram said today there were "a lot of
times" when he had wondered whether someone on the field was
involved in match-fixing.
Lifeguards and swimmers tried desperately to revive a woman
who died at a public pool in Wellington this morning.
Labour would raise the age of eligibility for New Zealand
Superannuation to 67, make KiwiSaver compulsory for employees
and increase the KiwiSaver contribution rate if voted into
The fatter we get as a nation, the more we seem to lie about
what we eat, a study has shown.
Big Day Out organisers are trying to keep fans happy with
three new bands following the loss of headline act Blur.
The gap between 15-year-old students who are excelling and
those who are failing has widened despite the Government's
increased focus on the "tail" of educational achievement.
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