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Top judge dismisses planned terror bill as 'inadequate'

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 19:56
Chief Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann. Photo: supplied via NZ Herald The highest judicial officer in the land has taken the rare step of writing to Parliament to expose holes in a proposed law aimed at shackling Kiwi terrorists who come home after fighting overseas.
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Pharmac backdown over epilepsy drug change

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 18:19
Ken Clark Pharmac has backed down on a controversial drug brand switch affecting patients with epilepsy and mental health conditions after three people died following the change.
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Highlander convicted over assault which left victim with broken jaw

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 18:18
Manaaki Selby-Rickit. Photo: Getty Images Highlanders lock Manaaki Selby-Rickit has been convicted over an assault which left the victim with a fractured jaw.
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Kiwibank cuts 1-year mortgage rate to record low

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 18:11
Photo: Getty Images Kiwibank has reduced its one-year fixed-term home-loan interest rate to a new record low - dropping from 3.55% to 3.39%.
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School shooting spree on 16th birthday

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 18:09
Sheriffs outside Saugus High School after a shooting in Santa Clarita, Californial Image: KHTS Radio via Reuters A Southern California high school student has killed two classmates and wounded three others, pulling a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began.
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Kiwibank cuts 1-year mortgage rate to record low

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 17:10
Photo: Getty Images Kiwibank has reduced its one-year fixed-term home-loan interest rate to a new record low - dropping from 3.55% to 3.39%.
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Hurricane swept cows 3km to beach

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:58
The cows on Cedar Island before the hurricane. Photo: Carolina Wild Ones/Paula D. O'Malley via Reuters Three cows have been spotted beachcombing on a remote barrier island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, swept to an unlikely grazing spot when Hurricane Dorian whipped waves powerful enough to carry them 3km from their home.
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Highlander convicted over assault which left victim with broken jaw

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:16
Manaaki Selby-Rickit. Photo: Getty Images Highlanders lock Manaaki Selby-Rickit has been convicted over an assault which left the victim with a fractured jaw.
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Dead kaka may have eaten possum bait

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:17
Kaka are a popular attraction at the ecosanctuary. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery (file) Two kaka at Dunedin's Orokonui Ecosanctuary have died over the past week after likely eating bait from stations used for eradicating possums.
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Dead kaka may have eaten possum bait

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:12
Kaka are a popular attraction at the ecosanctuary. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery (file) Two kaka at Dunedin's Orokonui Ecosanctuary have died over the past week after likely eating bait from stations used for eradicating possums.
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Federer serves up a masterclass

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:52
Roger Federer produced an astonishing display of power, grace and precision and Novak Djokovic simply had no answer. Photo: Reuters Roger Federer lit up the O2 Arena with a dazzling 6-4 6-3 defeat of Novak Djokovic to hand the Serb an early ATP Finals exit and wreck his bid to end the year ranked number one.
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Two dead in Hawke's Bay crash

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:50
Two people have died in a two car crash on the Hawke's Bay Expressway. Photo: Hawkes Bay Today Two people have died in a two-car crash on the Hawke's Bay Expressway, State Highway 2.
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Speaker says Trump has admitted to bribery

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:36
trump_pelosi_4.jpg US President Donald Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photo: Reuters House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offence under the United States Constitution.
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Destination Queenstown boss stepping down

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:23
Graham Budd. Photo: Supplied Destination Queenstown boss Graham Budd is swapping regional tourism for regional development.
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Manus Is refugee not seeking NZ asylum - for now

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:01
Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel and refugee journalist Behrouz Boochani hongi after his arrival in Christchurch. Photo: RNZ Prominent Kurdish-Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani, who has arrived in New Zealand, will not seek asylum here for now but will look at it later as a possibility.
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Manus Is refugee not seeking NZ asylum - for now

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:00
Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel and refugee journalist Behrouz Boochani hongi after his arrival in Christchurch. Photo: RNZ Prominent Kurdish-Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani, who has arrived in New Zealand, will not seek asylum here for now but will look at it later as a possibility.
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Five hurt after car crashes off Banks Peninsula cliff

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 13:48
A car carrying five people has driven off the road down a bank in Port Levy, Canterbury, this afternoon after 1pm.
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Five hurt after car crashes off Banks Peninsula cliff

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 13:47
A car carrying five people has driven off the road down a bank in Port Levy, Canterbury, this afternoon after 1pm.
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Pharmac backdown over epilepsy drug change

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 13:35
Ken Clark Pharmac has backed down on a controversial drug brand switch affecting patients with epilepsy and mental health conditions after three people died following the change.
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School shooting spree on 16th birthday

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 13:20
Sheriffs outside Saugus High School after a shooting in Santa Clarita, Californial Image: KHTS Radio via Reuters A Southern California high school student pulled a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and fired on fellow classmates on Thursday morning, killing two and wounding three others.
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