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Dreamworld set to reopen

The theme park reopens today but will it be able to shake off the tragedy that killed four people and shut the attraction for six weeks?

'I was off my nut' - Drug addict

A drug addict accused of lacing a four-year-old girl who later died with drugs has told a jury he was too drugged up and 'off his nut' to know what he was doing.

National

The rise of Paula Bennett

Seen by colleagues as a strong communicator, Paula Bennett's often bubbly demeanour contrasts to the more reserved style of new PM Bill English.

World

Business

Traffic gridlock hits Air NZ flights

Traffic chaos around Auckland Airport meant some Air NZ passengers missed flights and the airline is warning of risk of more disruption throughout summer.

Politics

Lifestyle

How to avoid a wine hangover

Wine drinkers will know the pain of the next day hangover - but now it can be revealed just why wine headaches are so bad.

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Entertainment

Travel

Washington Monument closed until 2019

The Washington Monument will remain closed for at least the next two-and-a-half years, the US National Park Service says. The 170-metre tower was shut down on August…

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Rugby

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