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'Screams of delight' pushed flying fox noise over limit, says council

Auckland Council has revealed that "screams of delight" from children using a flying fox at a playground exceeded allowable noise levels by 16 decibels.

Tycoon's $423m yacht arrives in NZ

Tycoon's $423m yacht arrives in NZ

One of the world's biggest superyachts has arrived in Auckland this morning.

Throat sliced in concrete saw mishap

Throat sliced in concrete saw mishap

A man escaped with his life when the concrete-cutting saw he was operating kicked back, slicing open his throat.

Irate users target Vodafone

Hundreds of New Zealand Vodafone customers have condemned a proposal by the telecommunications company to cut local customer services jobs and outsource some of the work to the Philippines.

Hot springs could solve mystery of life on Mars

Hot springs could solve mystery of life on Mars

They're perfect for postcards -- but could Rotorua's bubbling hot springs also help solve the mystery of life on Mars?

Prices rises at dairy auction

Prices rises at dairy auction

Dairy prices continued to improve at this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction, the GDT price index gaining 1 per cent since the last sale a fortnight ago. It was the third consecutive rise in prices since the last sale of 2014.

Fire at chicken farm

Firefighters are trying to control a large blaze at a chicken farm in New Plymouth this morning.

Uber complaint sparks review of taxi rules

Uber complaint sparks review of taxi rules

A review of taxi regulations has been launched following a complaint from new industry player Uber.

Baby's death investigated

Baby's death investigated

A 16-month-old toddler is believed to have died in a car at Whanganui Hospital on Friday.

Kiwi sees friends killed in avalanche

A New Zealander holidaying at a Japanese ski resort witnessed an avalanche engulf and kill two friends at the weekend.

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