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Second teen charged over Whangarei murder

A second teenager has been charged with the murder of Whangarei man Michael Griffin.

Court quashes murder conviction

The Court of Appeal has quashed the murder conviction of a Te Puke man found guilty of killing Tauranga businessman Gary Kimura and substituted it with manslaughter.

Teen hit in head by tractor bucket

A young man suffered serious head injuries when a tractor bucket fell on his head in the Hauraki Plains yesterday.

Cunliffe mulls quitting as MP in 2017

Cunliffe mulls quitting as MP in 2017

Labour's former leader David Cunliffe says he will never run to be leader again and has not decided whether he will stand for Parliament in 2017.

Lorde up for five NZ music awards

Lorde up for five NZ music awards

Lorde is one of the leading contenders for this year's Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

'Bovver boy' gets chance to lord it over MPs

'Bovver boy' gets chance to lord it over MPs

Labour MP Trevor Mallard is better known for arguing with Parliament's Speaker than refereeing but he will soon get his chance to sit in the debating chamber's main chair himself as Assistant Speaker.

Aussie airports collecting Kiwi data

Thousands of New Zealanders travelling to Australia could have "biometric data" such as facial recognition data, iris scans and fingerprints collected, stored and shared among security agencies across the Tasman.

Long delay likely in Cairns trial

Long delay likely in Cairns trial

The perjury trial of former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns may not be heard until October next year to allow international cricketers to give evidence, a British court heard late last night.

Rugby: Fascinating duel unfolds for pivot spot

Rugby: Fascinating duel unfolds for pivot spot

Aaron Cruden is out of the dog box but he's also out of the driving seat with Beauden Barrett endorsed now as the All Blacks' leading No 10.

Netball: Series loss forces Ferns' hand

Netball: Series loss forces Ferns' hand

There wouldn't have been a lot of cheer in the room when Silver Ferns coach Waimarama Taumaunu and her management team met yesterday to review their Constellation Cup series.

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