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Inquiries into 'freak' Twizel accident

Inquiries into 'freak' Twizel accident

Two investigations have been launched to examine how a 3m dirt pile collapsed on top of a boy, almost suffocating him, in Twizel over the weekend.

Doctor operated, unaware of blood refusal

A surgeon who operated on a woman who later died in hospital from blood loss was unaware she had signed a declaration refusing to receive blood products.

Boy hit by car seriously hurt

A 4-year-old boy has been hit by a car in Waihi Beach this afternoon.

Carter re-elected speaker as Parliament sworn in

Parliament has been sworn in during a ceremony historic for the fact all three of the branches of the New Zealand judiciary officiating were women.

Lorde cops ban in San Francisco

Lorde cops ban in San Francisco

Lorde's hit song Royals has been banned from local radio in San Francisco this week, ahead of the World Series baseball championship, in which the San Francisco Giants will face off against the Kansas City Royals.

Policies improved after hospital deaths

Policies improved after hospital deaths

Hospital policies have been improved following the deaths of three people at South Island hospitals over a three-year period, a coroner says.

Woman killed in Chch crash named

Woman killed in Chch crash named

The father of a Christchurch woman killed in a car crash on Friday night says the family are working through their "shock and grief" at the loss of his daughter.

Dotcom must reveal assets

Dotcom must reveal assets

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom has lost an appeal against a court decision that has forced him to reveal all his assets to Hollywood studios taking him to court.

Mt Maunganui search unsuccessful

Police have reopened the track around the base of Mt Maunganui after an unsuccessful search for two missing people.

EPMU backs Little in leadership bid

EPMU backs Little in leadership bid

The EPMU executive will this morning endorse Andrew Little in the four-way Labour leadership contest.

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