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The police in Hamilton have arrested an 18-year-old woman after the kidnapping of an 8 week old baby this afternoon, and she was helping them with their inquiries.
Police hunting a gunman who robbed a dairy in Invercargill this afternoon say they have security footage of the hold-up and are following various lines of enquiry.
A father who rammed a car, hitting one man and pinning another between the two vehicles, says he would do the same again if he was called on to protect his son.
The Auckland Council looks set to change its rating policy next year to save home owners from a rates increase linked to rising property values.
A body found in rugged terrain in Tararua Forest Park is believed to be that of a hunter, who left Palmerston North to go hunting on Sunday morning.
Forestry's weak safety culture must be changed to stop injuries and save lives, a major review released this morning has found. (AUDIO)
An Anglican minister says if the church wishes to be respected by Christchurch residents, it needs to rethink its stance on the quake-damaged cathedral.
Power Play with Chris Bramwell - If the National Party had got its way three elections ago, then this year the Maori seats would have been abolished.
An Australian royal commission on trade unions has cleared former prime minister Julia Gillard of criminal conduct in relation to a 1990s corruption case.
Australia and Fiji have jointly announced they will exchange High Commissioners.
New Zealand Cricket says there is no booze ban in place for Jesse Ryder following his recall to international cricket for the New Zealand 'A' tour of the UAE next month.
The Forest Industry Contractors Association is welcoming the recommendations of a major review into safety and workplace practices in the industry.
New Zealand's largest bank, ANZ, is expecting the economic environment to be favourable for it over the next year.
The Māori word of the week is: homai - pass to me. Homai he inu māku. Pass me the drink (please).
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