Cocaine worth up to $1m is found in passenger's two suitcases after landing at Auckland on South American flight.
9:02pm Whistle blower Edward Snowden details how NZ and other countries were instructed by US on how to get around impediments to mass surveillance.
A toddler injured in an alleged assault will have some degree of brain damage, doctors say.
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Woman accused in fatal beating of disabled Featherston man got on her "stomping boots" before murder, court hears.
Money from a woman's fraudulent EQC claims has passed out of reach to her family in India.
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Tough new sanctions under which the worst student loan defaulters will be arrested at the border passed through final stages at Parliament.
Capital & Coast District Health Board will have an interim chief executive for at least another year.
AgResearch directors can expect a grilling from southern sheep and deer farmers in Gore tomorrow.
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