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'Two Wongs' joke just harmless fun - poll

'Two Wongs' joke  just harmless fun - poll

A resounding majority of voters think Winston Peters' joke that "two Wongs don't make a right" was just harmless fun, according to the latest Herald-Digipoll.

Pike River families confront Key in Greymouth

Pike River families confront Key in Greymouth

Prime Minister John Key stopped to talk to the Pike River families at a silent protest today, but did not talk directly to Jo Hall, the mother of Judd Hall who was described as a "feral" by Whaleoil blogger Cam Slater.

Swiss student killed on Palmerston North crossing

A woman hit and killed on a pedestrian crossing in Palmerston North yesterday was a Swiss woman studying in New Zealand.

NZ First dump controversial MP

NZ First dump controversial MP

New Zealand First MP Andrew Williams has been dumped by the party after antagonising its hierarchy by publicly complaining about his demotion in the party's draft list.

Arrest in Auckland over Swiss murder

Arrest in Auckland over Swiss murder

A man will appear in court today charged with murdering his partner in Switzerland in 2000.

Dead baby's mum 'trying to make a better life'

Staff at a Hastings motel say the mother of a 6-month-old boy ran screaming from her room after her son's unexplained death yesterday.

Cyclist hurt in hit-and-run

An elderly cyclist was injured in a hit-and-run in Christchurch this morning.

Yachting: Team NZ last in Cardiff regatta

Yachting: Team NZ last in Cardiff regatta

There was good and not-so-good for Team New Zealand on the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff regatta overnight.

Rowing: Kiwi crews advance at world champs

Rowing: Kiwi crews advance at world champs

Four more New Zealand crews moved to the next stage of their classes on the second day of the world rowing championships in Amsterdam early today.

Prayers for Maori King after heart attack

Prayers for Maori King after heart attack

Whanau and supporters have gathered at Turangawaewae marae to pray, after the Maori King had a heart attack yesterday.

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