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Triathlon: Hewitt fails to make podium

Triathlon: Hewitt fails to make podium

Andrea Hewitt had her eyes on providing a golden start to New Zealand's Commonwealth Games campaign. Instead she was left with the harsh feeling of fourth.

Cops say sorry to rapist's victims

Cops say sorry to rapist's victims

Police have apologised to Malcolm Rewa's victims over the length of time it took to catch the serial rapist and prevent his offending.

PM: 'I'm very disappointed in Gerry'

PM: 'I'm very disappointed in Gerry'

Prime Minister John Key says he was "really disappointed" after Gerry Brownlee bypassed airport security this morning, but he has been quick to back him.

Fatal crash in BOP

Fatal crash in BOP

A person has died in a three-vehicle collision on State Highway 2 at Apata in Bay of Plenty.

Poppy Appeal raised $1.7m

More than $1.7 million was raised during the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

Cunliffe may boycott leaders' debate

Cunliffe may boycott leaders' debate

Labour leader David Cunliffe is refusing to rule out withdrawing from TVNZ's election debate if it insists on having presenter Mike Hosking as the moderator and has also questioned Prime Minister John Key appearing alongside All Blacks on the Rugby News cover.

Kiwi's surf-rage video goes viral

Kiwi's surf-rage video goes viral

Dropping in on another surfer's wave is the laid-back sport's greatest crime.

Positive drug test for train driver after crash

Positive drug test for train driver after crash

A train driver who had smoked cannabis in the days before a crash at Lower Hutt last year no longer works for KiwiRail, the company says.

MP admits charge card also used to buy petrol

Outgoing National MP Claudette Hauiti admits using her parliamentary charge card to buy petrol for her personal car in a further breach of the rules on card use.

Let the Games begin, Glasgow

Let the Games begin, Glasgow

With a vigorous wave of the New Zealand flag, Valerie Adams kicked off the Kiwi presence at the 20th Commonwealth Games this morning (NZT).

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