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Israel and Palestinian fighters have agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza starting at 4pm Saturday New Zealand time. The temporary ceasefire was mediated by the United Nations.
A transport lobby group said it is considering legal action over consent given to a highway connecting Auckland to Northland. The Puhoi to Warkworth highway will cost $760 million.
The British are buying premium New Zealand wine this year at a rate beaten only by product from France. One in five bottles over £7 bought in Britain is from New Zealand.
As has been the case at many previous Commonwealth Games, it is volunteers who are greasing the wheels to ensure the smooth running of Glasgow 2014.
India's chef de mission at the Commonwealth Games has reportedly criticised the food, space, bathrooms and TV sets in the athletes' village in Glasgow as being far inferior to Delhi.
Airport staff in New Plymouth have cleared the runway after a plane broke down as it was preparing to take off on Friday afternoon, forcing some flights to be cancelled.
At least two Palestinians have been killed and scores wounded in the West Bank during a protest against Israel's military campaign in Gaza that has seen the death toll climb above 800. (AUDIO)
Auckland's electric train service will be running again Saturday afternoon but further tests are needed to find the fault that disabled the trains this week.
The Health Department in American Samoa says it has confirmed the acute rash outbreak as cases of Chikungunya, a virus similar to dengue fever.
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