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PM calling for answers over buildings
New Zealand

PM calling for answers over buildings

Modern buildings in central Wellington should never have been so badly damaged in Monday's quake and only lucky timing prevented any deaths, a seismic engineer says.

Explorers seek new heights
New Zealand

Explorers seek new heights

Six teams of Kiwi explorers will attempt to become the first to climb challenging new routes on some of the most precarious peaks on Earth.

Drug accused 'not a bad person'
World

Drug accused 'not a bad person'

Former boss of arrested Kiwi Peter Gardner says he's "hard-working, loyal guy" as Mfat says girlfriend's release down to China.

Blackout: More delays
New Zealand

Blackout: More delays

Auckland suburbs that have been without power for more than a day and a half face a further delay until the lights come back on.

Bio beats out Luminaries
Lifestyle

Bio beats out Luminaries

A "stunning" biography of a Wellington art dealer has beaten Eleanor Catton's acclaimed novel The Luminaries to win the top New Zealand Post Book Award.

Sex attacks amid taxi claims
New Zealand|Crime

Sex attacks amid taxi claims

Twelve alleged sexual assaults were among almost 200 formal complaints laid against taxi drivers and companies with NZ Transport Agency in the past year.

Student union manager sacked
New Zealand

Student union manager sacked

Auckland University's student union was justified in sacking its general manager for financial mismanagement involving a loan to cover $1.4m in debt, a court has ruled.

The rain dump isn't over yet
New Zealand

The rain dump isn't over yet

More heavy rain will sweep across Auckland and Northland today after downpours dumped up to 100mm of rainfall overnight.

Fatal fall: Murder charge
New Zealand

Fatal fall: Murder charge

Gable Tostee has been charged with murder a week after Kiwi woman Warriena "Rrie" Wright plunged 14 storeys to her death from his Gold Coast apartment balcony.

Answers wanted over balcony fall
New Zealand

Answers wanted over balcony fall

Fighting back tears, the sister of a young Kiwi woman who fell to her death from a Gold Coast balcony has described the pain of not knowing what happened.

Energy labels welcomed as first step
Business

Energy labels welcomed as first step

A fast food chain's move to display nutritional information on menu boards has been called a step in the right direction, but dietitians say food outlets could do more.

Fatal fall: Tostee's filming obsession
New Zealand

Fatal fall: Tostee's filming obsession

The man who was with a young Kiwi woman before she plunged to her death says he is "obsessed with recording everything" and had security cameras in previous homes.