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Pike River case heads back to court

The Pike River saga is back in court today, with legal action being taken over the decision to drop all charges against former mine boss Peter Whittall.


Protests after cop cleared

Police in Cleveland,Ohio, made multiple arrests during protests over the acquittal of a patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects after a high-speed chase…

Irish ayes smiling

A top Irish Catholic leader said the Church needs a "reality check" as the predominantly Catholic nation voted to approve gay marriage.


Investors mull SCF legal action

Out-of-pocket South Canterbury Finance investors will meet today in Auckland to join others rallying behind a probe looking into possible legal action.

Leipzig chance for NZ: Simon Bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges takes over as head of the International Transport Forum as the organisation tackles ways to boost global trade and tourism at its annual…


Stagger out your children law in Myanmar

Myanmar's president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart despite objections by a visiting senior US diplomat and…

Government not so 'clean and green'

The Government is spending millions on increasing greenhouse emissions, making a mockery of attempts to fight climate change, the Green Party says.

Life & Style




Auckland: Fancy free Sundays

Music jams, history lessons, making new friends - the best things in life can be enjoyed for nix in Auckland, Diana Clement discovers.




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