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The former Malaysian defence attache accused of attacking a Wellington woman has been remanded in custody after appearing this morning in the Wellington District Court.
One person was shot dead and four students wounded by a student who also died at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the US state of Washington, police have said.
Karoline Tamati, otherwise known as Ladi6, might be able to pack out venues here, but she admits winning crowds over on her recent US tour was a challenge. (VIDEO)
Federated Farmers is urging Trade Minister Tim Groser to insist on the elimination of agricultural tariffs at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks this weekend.
The World Health Organisation says hundreds of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be ready for use by the middle of next year.
A criminal defence lawyer has issued a warning about arming police following a unanimous vote and call by Police Association members for sworn officers to start carrying guns. (AUDIO)
It is believed the terrorist gunman in Canada acted alone. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was shot dead after killing a soldier and going on a shooting rampage in the Canadian parliament.
Mana leader Hone Harawira is calling for a review of parliamentary security in the wake of the Canadian shootings to be extended to cover MPs' electorate offices.
A former Christchurch City councillor has labelled severance pay to the outgoing chief executive 'hush money'. Tony Marryatt received almost $800,000 in final payments.
FFA maritime surveillance sweep of Pacific fishing waters has netted a record 12 vessels in potential breach of their fishing licences.
Manawatu have scored two very late tries to beat Hawke's Bay 32-24 in the Championship final in Palmerston North, earning promotion to the Premiership next season.
Te Mangai Paho says it believes Television New Zealand's decision to outsource its Maori programmes will give the agency more control over what content is produced.
The threat posed by Islamic State militants has forced Auckland-based franchise Burger Fuel to pull out of its only store in Iraq and plans to open others have been put on hold. (AUDIO)
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