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Storm lashes north with flooding, power cuts

Tamaki Drive was closed because of flooding.

The band of wild wet weather sweeping down the country is leaving a trail of fallen trees, flooding and power cuts in its wake.

Updated 37 minutes ago

Genesis shares open higher

Shares in Genesis Energy jumped 17 percent to $1.81 in their first period of trading. Analysts had been expecting this as there was huge demand.

Updated 4 minutes ago

Wife discharged over air rifle shooting

Mona Dudley

The mother of a teenager who died after a school fight last year has been discharged without conviction for shooting her husband with an air rifle.

Updated about 1 hour ago

Fonterra farmers in dark on China ban

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Fonterra dairy products at the centre of last year's botulism scare are still banned from entering China, but farmers have been kept in the dark.