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Griffin's sells for big biccies

New Zealand snack food maker Griffin's Foods has been sold by Australian private equity company Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to Universal Robina Corp of the Philippines for $700 million.

Man in court over pawn shop killings

Man in court over pawn shop killings

A man accused of murdering two pawn shop workers in south Auckland over the weekend has appeared in court.

Woman left in coma after car crash dies

A Hawkes Bay woman has died after a car crash left her fighting for her life in a coma for 10 days.

Attack over holiday upsets 'recharged' Cunliffe

Attack over holiday upsets 'recharged' Cunliffe

David Cunliffe says his Queenstown ski holiday has left him "recharged" and ready to take the battle to Prime Minister John Key in the two-month countdown to election day.

Cold front moving up the country

A freezing blast will make its way up the country today bringing snow to low levels and more rain to the sodden top of the country, MetService warns.

Rugby: Pressure on Smith to join ABs coaching team

Rugby: Pressure on Smith to join ABs coaching team

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie appears resigned to losing his assistant Wayne Smith to the All Blacks next year as Steve Hansen seeks to bolster his armoury ahead of a World Cup defence in England and Wales.

Rain leads to SH1 closure in Northland

Rain leads to SH1 closure in Northland

The collapse of earth under State Highway One means the road will be closed for several days at the Brynderwyn Hills in Northland.

Kayaker dies at Northland waterfall

A man from the Czech Republic is dead after he went over a raging Whangarei waterfall in a kayak during torrential conditions yesterday.

Arrest after Christchurch AOS callout

A woman will face firearms charges after another woman alleged she had a gun presented at her in Christchurch today.

NZ First borrows 'game changers'

NZ First borrows 'game changers'

After railing against political rival Colin Craig's Conservative Party for pillaging NZ First's manifesto and having promised "game changing" new measures, Winston Peters himself borrowed heavily from other parties with policy announcements today.

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