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Speed cameras miss motorbikes

Motorcyclists could be getting away with speeding because half of mobile speed cameras point in the wrong direction to pick up rear-mounted number plates.

Malik admits murder of wife, daughter

A man mental experts had found was feigning mental illness to avoid trial has admitted murdering his wife and daughter.

Kim Dotcom ruling due today

The country's highest court will rule today on whether search warrants used to raid Kim Dotcom's mansion three years ago were legal.

Tributes pour in for Joe Cocker

Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, has died aged 70 after a battle with cancer. (VIDEO)

Fewer people remaining illegally in NZ

New figures show the number of illegal overstayers in the country is at its lowest in almost 15 years.

Matthew Stevens murder-accused in court

Three people have appeared in court charged with the murder of Lower Hutt man Matthew Stevens.

Ramp finally installed for Auckland family

An Auckland family with a severely disabled daughter that had been waiting two years for a ramp to help them look after her have finally had it installed.

Christmas shoppers bite on Apple

iPhones and iPads have taken out the number one spot in TradeMe's most-searched list for December.

Survey reveals nation's health

Hazardous drinking is highest among young people, but has gone down, according to the latest annual Health Survey.

Landmark ruling for women

A lone caregiver has won a moral victory in a long-running pay equity case - a victory unions say will impact on women across many sectors.

Supreme Court out of aged care pay battle

The Supreme Court has decided that it will not intervene in a landmark case over low pay rates in the aged care sector. (AUDIO)

Routeburn reprimand for DoC

The Ombudsman is questioning DoC's decision to allow a private company to increase the number of walkers it takes on the Routeburn Track. (AUDIO)

Rudd lawyers working on damages

A team of international lawyers is working to find out what damages they believe AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd should receive for a dropped charge.

Big rescue job for small injury

Police are slamming the actions of a pair of unprepared Auckland men who sparked an expensive rescue operation over a minor injury.

Footie loss shame for Mexicans

A Mexican football journalist says her country is embarrassed that one of its top clubs lost to Auckland City at the Club World Cup in Morocco.

Fisher & Paykel fined over warranties

Fisher & Paykel has been fined $400,000 by the Federal Court of Australia for misleading customers over extended warranties.

Brewers cry foul over beersies

Brewers say their product is being unfairly targeted in a new alcohol harm campaign which suggests people steer clear of beer. (AUDIO)

SkyCity cash 'non-starter' for councillors

Several Auckland councillors say they do not think the council would front up with a cash contribution towards the SkyCity Convention Centre. (AUDIO)

Owners warned on quake strengthening

Commercial properties in central Christchurch risk sitting empty and may face higher insurance premiums if they meet only minimum building requirements.

All Black MacDonald confronts thieves

Former All Black Leon MacDonald confronted burglars who stole 15 international rugby jerseys from his Blenheim home. (AUDIO)