Child poverty rates in New Zealand are "stagnating", having
barely changed since 2008, an international report by UNICEF
Events in Dubai over the past few days have thrown into sharp
relief the challenges facing New Zealand when they face
Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.
A man and woman were taken to hospital by helicopter after
their Land Rover rolled down a bank on State Highway 7 near
Hanmer Springs last night.
A Motueka school was in lockdown this afternoon as armed
police hunt a man who is alleged to have presented a firearm
at a group of people.
The Dairy Workers' Union has
followed sister union EPMU by backing Andrew Little as next
Labour leader -- delivering him almost half of the total
union vote for the leadership contest.
'Horrific" Auckland Council rates of nearly $50,000 a year on
land still being grazed by livestock prompted the $37.9
million sale of one of the city's largest land lots.
Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380
superjumbo has landed at Auckland Airport twenty minutes
ahead of schedule as it starts a five-month summer
Solid Energy has delayed making a decision on whether to go
ahead with the re-entry of the Pike River Mine drift after
consulting with families.
A man who was wanted in the US
on child sex grooming charges is believed to have absconded
to New Zealand and worked as a radiologist.
Prime Minister John Key says
the Government will consider following Australia's lead and
suspending visas for travellers from countries affected by
ebola but says those numbers are very low.
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