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Phillip John Smith factsheet released

A judge has released a heavily redacted police summary of facts in the case of Phillip John Smith.

Aratere delayed again

Interislander ferry Aratere is delayed today, after a cancellation stranded hundreds yesterday.

ABs urged: Ditch boozy sponsors

ABs urged to ditch Steinlager sponsorship to help wean NZ sport off dependence on booze dollars.

Work to start soon on campus

The first foundations will be laid at the new $80 million arts and creative technologies campus in the heart of Wellington next year.

Damning report into Rena

Crew failed to stick to navigation and watchkeeping standards for at least six voyages before container ship's grounding.

Mother haunted by son's death

A woman has told how every night she pictures her trapped son bleeding to death as fire and ambulance officers watched on.

Phillip Smith escape report

Bungled robbery attempt

#illridewithyou turned into song

In the aftermath of one of Sydney's darkest days, there was a spot of colour.

Alleged mule to front KL court

A Sydney woman facing the death penalty in Malaysia does not realise the gravity of her situation.

Sea Shepherd intercepts fisher

Siege's missing seven minutes

A trail of carnage after massacre

Scattered shoes, broken eyeglasses and trails of blood mark the scene where 148 students and teachers were killed.

An unsung musical hero

johnny cooper Johnny Cooper, who died this week, was a modest hero of the New Zealand music scene.

Life story: Community-minded 'Nan'

"Nan" Wright will be remembered as the life and soul of Newtown's Te Ara Hou apartments.

Farm manager had world at his feet

Purpose, burgers, and help for kids

Goldswain dedicated to air rescue service

John Goldswain was a lifesaver to many through his association with the Life Flight Trust.

$38.7b for roads, public transport

$38.7 billion investment in roads, regional networks, public transport and cycleways confirmed by Government.

Brownlee's war on defence jargon

Acronyms will go MIA in Defence Force briefing papers as new minister Gerry Brownlee says NOMW (not on my watch).

Flag needs to 'scream NZ'

Police to share raid docs

Brownlee security details differ

Gerry Brownlee walked past a Chch Airport security officer before the man could tell him he had to go security, report shows.

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