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A special Board of Inquiry has approved a plan to build to a major new stretch of highway connecting Auckland to Northland. The Puhoi to Warkworth extension will cost over $750 million. (AUDIO)
An Air New Zealand plane has broken down at New Plymouth airport and no aircraft can take off or land. The plane had a steering issue while taxiing out to the runway. (AUDIO)
The Prime Minister is continuing to stand by Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee, even though he is being investigated over a breach of airport security. (AUDIO)
The pressure was on Glasgow to deliver an opening Games ceremony to surprise and delight. Organisers well and truly delivered, with a wall-to-wall tartan spectacular.
The High Court has ruled that Kaipara ratepayers must pay for debts the council ran up for the $60 million Mangawhai sewerage scheme, which they didn't told about. (AUDIO)
Evidence gathered solely from a cellphone has been used for the first time to convict a man for possessing child sex abuse pictures. He has been sentenced to 17 months in prison.
The United Nations says an aid convoy has entered Syria from Turkey without Syrian government consent. Until now, almost all aid has gone to parts of the country controlled by Damascus.
The Government may give residents in flood-affected areas of Christchurch financial help, after earlier saying it was an issue for the Christchurch City Council to resolve.
French Polynesia's opposition leader, Oscar Temaru, says he will remind the French High Commissioner to terminate the tenure of President Gaston Flosse.
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