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Threats to staff close offices

Stuff.co.nz - ‎8 hours ago‎
Minister for Social Development and the Work and Income CEO have made assurances the safety of staff is paramount in light of Monday's shooting at the Ashburton Work and Income office.
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NZ police to investigate quake building failure

The Rakyat Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
An undated handout photo released on March 2, 2011 showing rescue services at work on the Canterbury Television (CTV) building. The building crumpled then burst into flames after the 6.3-magnitude tremor on Feb 22, 2011, killing those trapped inside, ...
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Election 2014: Greens unveil wage changes

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Greens have unveiled their 'Workers' Policy' today which would include a rise in the minimum wage to $18. Photo / NZ Herald.
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Labour: National admitting defeat on Chch rebuild

3News NZ - ‎9 hours ago‎
National will start winding back the functions of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority by moving it within the prime minister's department, if it gets another three years in government.

UN demands release of captured Fijian soldiers

Fiji Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
THE Fijian public has been reassured by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that no expense will be spared in attempting to locate and aid Fijian peacekeepers currently held captive by a militant group in the Golan Heights.
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Labour 'once again late' on passport issue

Voxy - ‎8 hours ago‎
Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said the 'announcement' by Labour 's Trevor Mallard that if elected, a Labour-led government would restore passports to 10 year validity clearly shows how inattentive Mr Mallard is on this issue.
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Unemployment major issue for Waiariki voters

Māori Television - ‎5 hours ago‎
Unemployment is the major issue for the Te Waiariki electorate, and the results of a Māori Television poll clearly show who most voters want to remedy this situation.
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Police seek further information following Harter guilty plea

Voxy - ‎8 hours ago‎
Police say there could be more victims of a child sex offender who taught in schools in Hawke's Bay and Wellington. Charles Harter, 63, appeared in the Hastings District Court today on nine charges of indecent assault.
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Interisland sailings cancelled after mechanical failure

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Mechanical problems caused sailings for the interisland ferry Kaitaki to be cancelled until tomorrow night, KiwiRail says. The Cook Strait service would not resume until its scheduled 8pm crossing tomorrow from Wellington to Picton, KiwiRail spokesman ...
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Mighty River worker charged with $2m fraud

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Whakamaru Dam, one of the hydro dams on the Waikato River owned by Mighty River Power. Photo / Alan Gibson. NZX-listed Mighty River Power has been caught up in an alleged $2 million employee husband-and-wife fraud.
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Sheep rustled from city park

Radio New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
There's been a spate of sheep rustling in Auckland's Cornwall Park over the past few weeks. Sheep grazing in Cornwall Park.
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Man accused of Swiss murder appears in court

Newstalk ZB - ‎8 hours ago‎
A man accused of murdering a woman in Switzerland in 2000 made a brief appearance in Auckland District Court this afternoon. APNZ reports the 42-year-old man, originally from Sri Lanka, was granted continued name suppression by Judge Barry Gibson ...
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Queenstown policewoman found guilty

Otago Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Queenstown policewoman accused of racially abusing a taxi driver in the resort last year has been found guilty. Jeanette May McNee (44) was found guilty on one charge of offensive language stemming from an incident on November 3. No conviction has ...
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Anger after NZ radio stations publish J-Law photos

Stuff.co.nz - ‎10 hours ago‎
'PROMOTING RAPE CULTURE': New Zealanders have voiced their anger at The Edge radio station for publishing naked photographs of Jennifer Lawrence on its website.

Two injured in Kapiti Coast crash

3News NZ - ‎2 hours ago‎
A helicopter has been called to the scene of a major crash on the Kapiti Coast tonight. One person was flown to Wellington Hospital with critical injuries and two others were transported by ambulance.
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Auckland Unitary Plan panel starts initial deliberations

Stuff.co.nz - ‎16 hours ago‎
An independent hearings panel has its work cut out for it as it kicks off the process of considering the views of more than 13,000 submitters in the first stage of deliberations on Auckland Council's Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

Attempted aggravated robbery in Hawera

Radio New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police have appealed for witnesses to help their investigation into an attempted aggravated robbery in Hawera. They said a man entered a dairy just before 7pm yesterday, aimed a pistol at the store keeper and demanded money.
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IRD tax scam head jailed

Newstalk ZB - ‎10 hours ago‎
Katrina Briggs was yesterday sentenced to more than four years in prison, after leading an organised syndicate to claim 270 tax refunds, earning $700,000.
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Internet Mana alliance shaken by trust issues

3News NZ - ‎6 hours ago‎
Rifts in the Internet Mana alliance have stepped up a level, with Mana's second-in-command refusing to express trust in Kim Dotcom.
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