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Key: Govt must weigh risk, rights

Key: Govt must weigh risk, rights

Prime Minister John Key said the Sydney siege gunman highlighted the conundrum for authorities over protecting citizens against potential terrorism and over-stepping their powers.

$20,000 fines for riding quad bike without helmet

$20,000 fines for riding quad bike without helmet

A Marlborough couple have been fined $20,000 each following multiple instances of riding a quad bike without a helmet - including with small children on board.

Govt spending cuts key to surplus

Govt spending cuts key to surplus

The Government's widely touted return to surplus is likely to take a further 12 months and is largely reliant on cuts to spending.

Twerking, tahini? Google has the answer

Twerking, tahini? Google has the answer

What is love? It's a question on many Kiwis' lips, according to Google.

Diplomat case blunder down to 'single email'

A single email was at the heart of an embarrassing blunder by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade that allowed a Malaysian diplomat facing sexual assault charges to leave New Zealand with diplomatic immunity, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says.

Middlemore to boost security afer baby taken

Middlemore to boost security afer baby taken

An alert that activates when a baby is taken past a barrier is on the cards at Middlemore Hospital after an urgent security review into the kidnapping of a 5-day-old baby from the hospital's maternity ward.

League: Foran key as Warriors eye 'greatness'

League: Foran key as Warriors eye 'greatness'

The Warriors hope Kieran Foran will want to move across the Tasman because the club, as flamboyant club co-owner Eric Watson says, "are about to embark on a period of excellence of hopefully greatness".

Rugby: Hansen keen to break Cup coaching cycle

Rugby: Hansen keen to break Cup coaching cycle

Steve Hansen, the first All Black coach to be appointed beyond a World Cup cycle, hopes he has set a new trend.

Virgin sets up NZ base with eye on Cup

Virgin Atlantic has established a foothold in New Zealand with the appointment of a sales manager and a push to take more Kiwis to England, including Rugby World Cup fans.

Airline sheds low-cost image

Jetstar is attempting to reshape its image in this country as it moves into its sixth year of flying domestic routes.

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