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Woman hit by car in Wellington

Wallace St in the Wellington suburb of Mt Cook is currently closed to traffic between John and Hargreaves streets, as a result of the incident.



Shares fall in light day's trade

New Zealand shares fell in light trading, with Ebos Group, Tower and A2 Milk leading the index lower. The S&P/NZX 50 Index fell 31.88 points, or 0.4 per cent, to…


Legislation on jail time possible: Key

Prime Minister John Key has been briefed on the Supreme Court ruling that Corrections had misinterpreted the law and some prisoners had been held in jail too long.

Turia blasts 'racist' children's law

Maori Party co-founder Dame Tariana Turia has blasted the Government for "institutional racism" in its proposed reform of child protection laws. She said a proposal…

Sri Lankan PM to visit New Zealand

The first-ever visit to New Zealand by a Sri Lankan Prime Minister comes in the middle of a dispute between the two countries over an elephant.





How to pick your perfect cruise

Cruising might be more popular than ever, but there are still plenty of travellers who have yet to discover the joys of a holiday at sea.




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