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Reserve Bank raises Official Cash Rate

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The Reserve Bank has raised its benchmark interest rate to 3 percent in a widely expected move that is likely to push up mortgage rates.

Updated 14 minutes ago

Rural help offered for big clean-up

Blown away  - a Whataroa farm garage demolished during the Easter storm.

Federated Farmers' West Coast president is meeting South Westland farmers to canvass the extent of damage from the Easter storm which devastated the region.

Updated about 1 hour ago

ANZAC memorials planned nationwide

Dawn services will be held throughout the country followed in many places by civic services.

The spirit of the Anzacs will be alive and well as racing cars take to the track at Pukekohe for the New Zealand round of the Super V8s on Friday.

Tribe wants a halt on Tuhoe law

Taken by Rosemary Rangitauira 22 March 2013 Wellington

A tribe in the Ohope area of Bay of Plenty wants a freeze put on the Tuhoe Treaty settlement legislation.

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