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Toddler who drowned in West Coast pond named

Toddler who drowned in West Coast pond named

The toddler who drowned in a shallow pond on a farm near Westport has been named.

Netball: ANZ Championship introduces new initiatives

Netball: ANZ Championship introduces new initiatives

The ANZ Championship will take on a new look next season after the TTNL Board approved a host of changes for the eighth edition of the competition.

Wheelchair-bound man charged with dangerous driving

Wheelchair-bound man charged with dangerous driving

A wheelchair-bound man who allegedly drove a car using a walking stick says he has tried to get ACC funding for a modified vehicle for 12 years.

Countdown cleared of intimidating suppliers

Countdown cleared of intimidating suppliers

The competition watchdog has found no evidence that Countdown and its Australian-owned parent Progressive Enterprises used intimidation against suppliers.

Investment on the agenda

Both Prime Minister John Key and Opposition leader Andrew Little want to press visiting President Xi Jinping for Chinese investment that benefits New Zealand.

Six arrested after AOS callout

Six men have been arrested and a number of firearms discovered following an Armed Offenders Squad callout in Christchurch this morning.

$12m landbank goes on market

$12m landbank goes on market

A chunk of land in Remuera big enough for 30 to 60 homes, and valued at more than $12 million, is on the market.

Great-gran takes on thief

Great-gran takes on thief

Dripping blood on to the road outside the park that bears her name, 90-year-old Alice Wylie was unable to keep up with the man who violently tore away her handbag.

Netflix ready to enter internet-TV battle

Netflix ready to enter internet-TV battle

Lightbox, the internet-based television service launched by Spark this year, has welcomed the competition from United States online streaming giant Netflix, which aims to start up in New Zealand in March.

Do not disturb -- rock star's having his afternoon snooze

Do not disturb -- rock star's having his afternoon snooze

Friday night fish and chips, organic food and daytime naps may not sound very rock and roll, but they were all part of Rolling Stone Keith Richards' stay at Auckland's exclusive Cotter House in 2006.

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