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Crown case like a cheap Easter egg, says defence in David Benbow trial

The Crown case against David Benbow was marred by so many fatal flaws it was “a million miles” away from proving a murder charge, the High Court was told.

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Large scrub fire near Cape Reinga, Far North

Firefighters have been battling the blaze, but paused efforts overnight.

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Stolen vehicle was involved in serious crash in Christchurch during school pick-up hour

Police have located a stolen vehicle involved in a serious crash in Christchurch and are now seeking youths who may have taken it.

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Inquiries underway after person dies in workplace incident

A person has died after a workplace incident in Jacks Point this afternoon.

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Christchurch Hospital slashes carbon emissions by more than 50%

A new boiler system cuts Christchurch Hospital's carbon emissions by more than 50 percent, Te Whatu Ora Waitaha says.

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Protest against anti-cogovernance rally goes ahead in Auckland

A protest against an anti-cogovernance rally has gone ahead in Auckland, despite the rally being cancelled.

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One dead following workplace incident on Queenstown construction site

Emergency services were called to an incident at Jacks Point near Queenstown. Police say a person has died.

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Possible power cuts avoided after Christchurch homes reduced their electricity usage

People in Christchurch, Rangiora and Kaiapoi were being asked to reduce their electricity use to minimise the risk of power cuts, but the issue is resolved.

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New law blocks gang leaders using family and kids to stash money and assets

The Green Party and the Māori Party both opposed the bill.

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Homeless in paradise: Queenstown residents living in cars, tents

People in Queenstown are resorting to living in cars, tents, hostels and couch surfing as rentals are in very short supply.

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Taranaki Maunga agreement to be initialled on Friday

Co-governance of the 36,000-hectare park has been hammered out, and a deal over the future of the maunga will not end the need to involve iwi and hapū in running the national park.

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One person in serious condition cut from vehicle after two-car crash in Carterton

Four people were injured in the two-car crash, with one in a serious condition.

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Live: Wellington Phoenix vs Adelaide United - A-League Women

Follow live coverage as the Phoenix women seek a rare win across the Tasman, fresh off a narrow loss in Newcastle.

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Stuart Nash 'needs to leave Parliament tonight' - Christopher Luxon

A visibly incensed Opposition leader called Napier MP Stuart Nash’s actions “serious and egregious”.

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Woman charged after alleged hate crime in Palmerston North

The arrest comes after a couple say a female harassed and yelled racial slurs at them in the street.

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Claire Trevett: Stuart Nash’s sacking was a no-brainer - but questions linger

Nash's last sin made his first two pale in comparison.

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South Island asked to conserve power immediately, or risk cuts

Temperatures plummeted, and demand for electricity is beyond what the grid can handle.

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Person dies in Queenstown workplace incident

Emergency services were notified of the incident this afternoon.

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Injured All Black Quinn Tupaea still angry over Darcy Swain's cleanout that caused ACL injury

Still more than three months away from a return to action, the All Blacks midfielder remains angry at the Wallabies lock and says it's going to take a long time to get over.

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Stuart Nash sacked as minister after email to donors emerged

Stuart Nash has been sacked as a minister, after Stuff revealed he had emailed donors detailing private Cabinet discussions.

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Far North iwi warn people to stay off roads as blaze burns in Cape Rēinga

Multiple fire crews have been called to the remote scrub fire at Cape Rēinga.

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Māori historian Ross Calman granted honorary doctorate for work revitalising te reo

When Ross Calman first enrolled at university, he had only a superficial knowledge of te reo and his whakapapa.

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Lawyer who ignored vulnerable clients barred from practising for two years

Overstayers trying to apply for visas to stay in New Zealand had their visas put at risk.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves: An action-comedy that's a huge pile of fun

REVIEW: This is a film that knows what it is here to do. It mostly wants to evoke memories of The Princess Bride. Incredibly, it succeeds.

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Phone Booth at 20: Still one of Colin Farrell's most mesmerising performances

REVIEW: Morally bankrupt and fashion-challenged, Stu Shepard deserves a place alongside Falling Down's D-Fens and Taxi Driver's Travis Bickle as one of cinema's great anti-heroes.

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Suggestions of delay in redress an insult, say survivors of abuse in state care

Survivors of abuse in state care say suggestions they could face delays in receiving redress are an insult.

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Central Stags' Josh Clarkson stars with bat and ball to lead them to Ford Trophy title

Stags' allrounder delivers statement to Black Caps' selectors in Ford Trophy final with unbeaten ton and three wickets.

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Stuart Nash sacked from Cabinet after new email scandal

The latest scandal relates to a pandemic-era commercial rent relief package.

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A Town Called Malice: Neon's lurid, flavourful, somewhat fruity '80s crime-thriller cocktail

REVIEW: This might have pretentious of being the next Animal Kingdom, Sexy Beast or Gangs of London, but it’s best enjoyed as a Guy Ritchie-style caper.

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Inside the world's biggest aircraft flying to Christchurch and Auckland every day

A private shower, your own large TV, and unlimited caviar are among the perks on offer in first class on Emirates' A380 planes.

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Reported armed robbery at Z Energy in Palmerston North sparks fog cannon

A sign in the window of the locked up Z Energy service station asked patrons not to questions staff about the incident.

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Builder loses licence for nine months and fined after poor $170,000 church renovation

Exposed asbestos, a wonky door, and uneven steps were just some of the workmanship issues.

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Cuts avoided after South Island asked to conserve power immediately

Power cuts have been avoided in the South Island after residents heeded calls to reduce their electricity usage.

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Old Auckland police station documents burglary: Michael Robertson sentenced to prison

The documents were found after a series of burglaries at the former police station.

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‘Stop Co-Governance’ rally organiser Julian Batchelor used photo of world’s oldest man to illustrate rally support because attendees wanted to stay anonymous

The so-called Stop Co-governance roadshow uses images of others presented as supporters.

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Citizens Advice Bureau delivers petition to Auckland Council in effort to halt budget cuts

A petition with 20,000 signatures was handed to Auckland Council in a last-ditch effort to halt budget cuts to the Citizens Advice Bureau.

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Pay freeze on high-earning public servants relaxed

A public pay freeze introduced during the Covid-19 pandemic has been relaxed, after the government received updated advice.

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Transpower urges Christchurch residents to conserve power to mitigate risk of cuts

Transpower is calling on consumers in Christchurch, Rangiora and Kaiapoi to reduce electricity usage this evening to minimise the risk of power cuts.

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MBIE told to apologise to seafarers who struggled to get MIQ spot

The chief ombudsman says the ministry acted unreasonably while handling their MIQ case.

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14-hour Stratford standoff ends peacefully

No one was hurt in the ordeal, despite at least three shots being fired by the alleged offender.

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Collaboration is key to building international resilience to natural hazards - GNS Science

A new Memorandum of Cooperation has been signed by GNS Science and Japan’s National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED).

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Tokomaru Bay reconnected to Gisborne with bypass road

The 2.2km route, named Pourau Road, provides a way around State Highway 35's busted Hikuwai No.1 Bridge.

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Second person charged over meth concealed in beer cans

A second man has been charged in relation to a methamphetamine import concealed in a large shipment of Honey Bear House Beer. A search warrant executed two weeks ago at...

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Gloriavale accused of misleading plaintiffs in employment case

The Christian community appeared with a lawyer for closing submissions, despite previously saying they could no longer afford a legal team.

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Spicer Landfill odour issues necessitate short-term solution to space woes - Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is committed to tackling short and long-term issues facing Spicer Landfill, namely odour and needing more room for the city’s waste.

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Excitement as security guards initiate for Fair Pay Agreement - E Tu

Security guards have made their voices heard and now have enough signatures to initiate a Fair Pay Agreement (FPA) for workers in their occupation.

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Coast chair goes in coup - Birchfield removed and deputy Haddock elected

Allan Birchfield hurried out of the West Coast Regional Council chambers today, seconds after five of six councillors voted to sack him from the job.

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Symposium in Wellington to address the Myanmar crisis

An important symposium titled " Myanmar Crisis: Is There a Pathway to Democracy?" will be held in Wellington on Friday 31 March, bringing together experts and key figures from the fields of politics, academia, and human rights.

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Alpine Aqualand to re-open on weekends from Saturday - QLDC

Locals can make a big splash when Alpine Aqualand reopens on weekends once again from this Saturday (1 April).

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Next steps for Awatoto - Napier City Council

Awatoto is getting back to normal with businesses beginning to clean up and plan for recovery.

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Sumatran tiger Mencari dies at Hamilton Zoo aged 23

A Sumatran tiger described as a grand old lady has died at Hamilton Zoo.

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Universities launch 'Piki Ake' - Universities New Zealand

The Pike Ake transition programme seeks to redesign the trajectory for Māori researchers across New Zealand’s eight universities.

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Hamilton Zoo farewells Mencari, oldest Sumatran tiger on record - Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Zoo’s dearly loved Sumatran tiger Mencari has passed away at the grand age of 23.

As the oldest Sumatran tiger in current records, and one of the oldest residents at the Zoo, Dr Baird Fleming, Zoo Director said Mencari will be greatly missed.

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Locally led approach to 2023 Census for Hawke's Bay and Te Tairawhiti - Statistics NZ

A locally led, nationally supported, taskforce has been established to deliver the 2023 Census in the Hawke’s Bay and Te Tairāwhiti, Stats NZ said today.

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Generous donors gift historic property sale proceeds to Hawke's Bay Foundation

It’s hoped the sale proceeds from an iconic Hawkes Bay property launching on the market today are set to underpin the biggest gift ever made to Hawkes Bay Foundation by a single donor.

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Chief Ombudsman recommends MBIE apologises to MIQ seafarers

Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is recommending that the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment apologises to two seafarers over the advice it gave the COVID-19 Response Minister during the pandemic.

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ORC lifts bus drivers’ wages for third time to $30 p/h

The Otago Regional Council is for the third time in seven months lifting the pay rates of bus drivers for its two bus contractors in Dunedin and Queenstown.

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Nelson’s Annual Plan aims to build resilience to severe weather events

Significant recovery costs from August 2022’s severe weather event are one of the key changes in Nelson City Council’s 2023/24 Annual Plan Consultation Document as the organisation looks to increase the city’s resilience to floods and heavy rainfall.

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Foxton surf lifeguards receive recognition for saving family of four

Foxton Surf Life Saving Club have won recognition for a rescue undertaken on Sunday, 5 February, taking out second place in the bp Rescue of the Month.

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Mayor announces next step in the Big Auckland Fix-Up

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown today announced a comprehensive emergency recovery plan which will help rebuild the region and better prepare Aucklanders for future weather events.

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Stoats be gone: Kiwi heading to Motutapu Island once more - Save the Kiwi

More than two years after a stoat incursion put a halt to kiwi being released onto Auckland’s Motutapu Island, this week approximately 25 juvenile kiwi will be released onto the motu, heralding the re-launch of Save the Kiwi’s "To the motu and back" Kōhanga Kiwi programme for Coromandel br

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Exhibition reveals unseen view of Taranaki’s botanical history - NPDC

Taranaki’s botanic history through the eyes of the late Fanny Bertha Good takes centre stage in new temporary exhibition opening at NPDC’s Puke Ariki on 7 April.

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Massey University and Kaplan Professional launch new financial advice Diploma

Now that all financial advisers in New Zealand who are authorised to provide regulated financial advice have met the equivalent of Level 5 (Version 2), a new purpose-built qualification will offer the opportunity to set themselves apart from the crowd.

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Collaborative catchment project aims to better understand E.coli - DairyNZ

A collaborative project between DairyNZ and the Nguturoa Catchment Group in the Manawatu aims to understand, model and manage E.coli in rural waterways.

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Water restrictions dry up for the year - Hamilton City Council

Summer has come to an end without Hamilton moving into water restrictions, in a new record for the river city.

Water restrictions dry up for the year

Summer has come to an end without Hamilton moving into water restrictions, in a new record for the river city.

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Surf Lifeguards incredible Cyclone Gabrielle response recognised by bp - SLSNZ

When Cyclone Gabrielle struck early on Tuesday, 14 February 2023, the Hawke’s Bay Search and Rescue (SAR) Squad responded by heading to the Esk Valley and rescuing many people trapped by floodwaters.

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'Kiwis have low confidence in Govt’s ability to prioritise care for older NZers'

A new survey has revealed that New Zealanders have lost confidence in the Government’s ability to support the struggling aged care sector, and have serious concerns for the future and its ability to provide adequate care for the country’s aging population.

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Let Ports of Auckland do its job - Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says Ports of Auckland is back on track and there is no need to "mess with success."

The Union was responding to news of a review of the Ports of Auckland by Flagstaff Consulting Group being funded by the Mayor’s office.

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Waikato District Council launches new online offering - Council

It’s now easier for Waikato district residents to do business with Council following the launch of their account-based online system.

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Consumer NZ finds supermarket aisles 'awash with dubious green claims'

A Consumer NZ investigation into the green claims on a basket of supermarket goods has found greenwashing claims are rife in Aotearoa.

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Autumn 'health check' for Hunua Ranges kauri begins

A survey of kauri health began today in Te Ngāherehere o Kohukohunui / Hunua Ranges, in the hope it will confirm the forest is still free of the deadly kauri dieback disease.

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Coastguard Auckland celebrates arrival of new vessel - Coastguard NZ

At the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, "Home of the America’s Cup", Coastguard Auckland volunteers and supporters will this Thursday welcome its new Lotto-funded Coastguard Rescue Vessel (CRV) named ‘Alpha’ - made possible through a unique America’s Cup partnership between Coastguard, L

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Increased off-peak discounts among Metlink fare changes from 1 April - GWRC

Off-peak discounts on Metlink bus and train services are among the fare changes being introduced on the Greater Wellington public transport network from Saturday, 1 April 2023.

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Public Forum paints a 'concerning picture' for New Dunedin Hospital - DCC

Mayor of Dunedin Jules Radich says views presented at this morning’s Council meeting highlight why the New Dunedin Hospital must be built with the services, facilities and amenities as specified in the Detailed Business Case approved by Cabinet in 2020.

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Covid-19 data visualisations: NZ in numbers

Track the very latest Covid-19 data in New Zealand, with new charts on the current trends from RNZ data journalist Farah Hancock.

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