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Diplomat case blunder down to 'single email'

A single email was at the heart of an embarrassing blunder by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade that allowed a Malaysian diplomat facing sexual assault charges to leave New Zealand with diplomatic immunity, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says.

Middlemore to boost security afer baby taken

Middlemore to boost security afer baby taken

An alert that activates when a baby is taken past a barrier is on the cards at Middlemore Hospital after an urgent security review into the kidnapping of a 5-day-old baby from the hospital's maternity ward.

League: Foran key as Warriors eye 'greatness'

League: Foran key as Warriors eye 'greatness'

The Warriors hope Kieran Foran will want to move across the Tasman because the club, as flamboyant club co-owner Eric Watson says, "are about to embark on a period of excellence of hopefully greatness".

Rugby: Hansen keen to break Cup coaching cycle

Rugby: Hansen keen to break Cup coaching cycle

Steve Hansen, the first All Black coach to be appointed beyond a World Cup cycle, hopes he has set a new trend.

Virgin sets up NZ base with eye on Cup

Virgin Atlantic has established a foothold in New Zealand with the appointment of a sales manager and a push to take more Kiwis to England, including Rugby World Cup fans.

Airline sheds low-cost image

Jetstar is attempting to reshape its image in this country as it moves into its sixth year of flying domestic routes.

Cricket: Mills' cup squad selection hinges on medical report

Cricket: Mills' cup squad selection hinges on medical report

Medical reports on experienced seamer Kyle Mills are shaping as crucial for New Zealand's World Cup squad planning.

Christmas weather forecast patchy

Christmas weather forecast patchy

The first Christmas Day weather forecast has been released - and it's not looking so good.

Cross-roof kayak confounds cop

Cross-roof kayak confounds cop

A senior police officer is astounded that a tourist drove along a busy Coromandel highway with a kayak tied to his roof crossways, endangering other traffic.

Woman killed in Taranaki crash

A woman is dead and another seriously injured after a four-vehicle collision in Taranaki this morning.

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