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Winz charged over deaths

WorkSafe has filed a charge against the Ministry of Social Development following the Ashburton Work and Income shootings last September.

Officer attacked by dog

A police officer has suffered injuries to his entire body after a man assaulted the officer then set his dog on him outside a Winz office.

UK's most hated woman fires up NZ

AUDIO: There's no excuse for being overweight, you can judge kids by their names and it's okay to miss their birthday - that's the opinion of loudmouth mum, Katie Hopkins…

X Factor: Ratings plummet

They say there's no such thing as bad publicity but X Factor NZ suffered its lowest ratings to date last night, following a week of controversy.


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MP salary system to be overhauled

Politicians' pay-rises have been cut and their salaries will now be pegged to those of the wider public sector. Prime Minister John Key announced an overhaul of the…


PayPal pulls services from Mega

PayPal has ceased processing payments for the Kim Dotcom founded Mega - the file storage and encryption firm looking to join the New Zealand stock market via a reverse…

TVNZ profit drops

Profits delivered by Government-owned broadcaster TVNZ are down year-on-year as the company failed to offset the impact of a weak advertising environment. Despite growth…

Mexicali Fresh buys burger chain

New Zealand's oldest gourmet burger franchise chain Burger Wisconsin, has been bought by the parent company of Mexican food franchise Mexicali Fresh for an undisclosed…


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Visit by father of surfing marked

Dozens of surfers took to St Clair Beach yesterday to mark the centenary of Duke Kahanamoku's visit to Dunedin. Organiser Shay Dewey said the event was a celebration…





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