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21st death: Man charged

A 36-year old man has been charged with murder after a death at a 21st birthday party, which police say may have been sparked by an argument over the music.

Two NYC officers 'assassinated'

The two New York City police officers who were ambushed and shot to death in their vehicle were "quite simply, assassinated", the police commissioner said.

Mum's heartbreak as gamer jailed

A mother is heartbroken and feels punished after her video gaming partner bashed and critically injured their baby boy, an act described as "a complete horror story"…

National MP accused of assault

John Key's office is refusing to comment on reports of an assault complaint against National's Northland MP Mike Sabin, directing media queries to police.

Len Brown mansion up for sale

Embattled Auckland Mayor Len Brown is selling his family home. The exclusive Tiffany Close property on the outskirts of Manukau City has been listed for sale.



'Rock star' economy in numbers

This was meant to be the year of the "rock star" economy. Finance Minister Bill English now describes it as the "rock solid"…

Chillin' but still wired

Kiwis might be hanging up their business suits for the holiday, but iPads and laptops are must-pack items for many holidaymakers.



US gives North Korea warning

President Barack Obama declared yesterday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate…

Phelps admits drink-driving

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drunken driving, almost three months after he was arrested on leaving a Baltimore casino.

SkyCity 'holds the cards' - Labour

SkyCity is holding all the cards in the latest round of negotiations with the Government over its increasingly expensive convention centre, Labour's Economic Development…

The secret diary of the PM

Cameron was there, of course. We hugged, and he said, 'Yo dawg sup LOL.' He could have just sent a text, but it was good to see him...

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Post-match reaction

Post match reaction from coach Ramon Tribulietx and a number of players following Auckland City FC's remarkable 3rd place…


Devilskin's 'mindblowing' rise

The hype may have died down in the months since the release of Devilskin's chart-topping debut album, We Rise, but it's cranking up again as the Hamilton rockers plot…




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