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Police warn rental car firms

Rental car agencies are being advised to be wary of a woman with a large scar on her face.

Hunter 'broke all the rules'

A man who accidentally shot his friend while they were duck hunting has avoided prison.

Car chase ends on beach

A driver trying to flee police was forced to give up after getting stuck on an Auckland beach.

Child hit by car

A child suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car in South Auckland.

Lavish meal on taxpayers' tab

Trade minister's meal, including foie gras and toothfish, cost $300 - and that was before the wine.

Alleged gunman charged

Police Aucklander charged with firing gun at police after car chase in Bay of Plenty.

Fraudulent high life revealed

Details of couples' high life funded by stealing millions revealed after name suppression lapses.

Armed home invasion

Police nab skimmers

Labour jumps in poll

Cunliffe Labour handed some rare good news on the last day of the current Parliament, with a new poll showing a rebound in fortunes.

Fishing practices outlawed

Parliament has outlawed the practices behind slave-like fishing practices in New Zealand waters.

Match-fixing 'No 1 threat'

Govt 'short-changing' veterans

Finlayson's FBI meeting

Attorney-General Chris Finlayson won't say if he discussed Kim Dotcom with FBI deputy director FBI Mark Giuliano today.

Microchip plan on hold

A North Canterbury primary school has put a hold on its controversial microchip bracelet programme.

Fairfield eco-centre gets boost

The bid for a sustainable education centre at Fairfield College has been aided by a $15,000 research grant.

Govt: We'll fix Novopay

Discipline numbers for pupils improve

School's microchip 'reward' plan

School's hope to track pupils' good behaviour with microchip bracelets prompts concern from parents.

I lived in fear of pain

Yoga A bad-luck combination of genes and habits caused me excruciating pain until I took a new approach.

Could Ebola reach New Zealand?

The worst Ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, authorities here say.

Staff on front line at hospital

Whanau helping hospital

Flu surge hits hospital

Wellington Hospital is being stretched by winter sickness, with some ED patients waiting more than six hours for a bed.

Cheesemakers raise the bar

Miles Janet King Wairarapa sheep farmers become pioneers in their field.

Wild wind behind rural fires

Firefighters kept busy as winds up to 130kmh level powerlines and fuel scrub fires over Canterbury.

Time to trim the fat

Working dogs in demand

Sheep milk - better for ewe

Sheep milk holds out the promise of being a potential money maker for New Zealand farmers, with the bonus of a lower ecological impact.

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Opinion poll

The lower drink-driving limits from December are:

Great - too much carnage on our roads.

Overkill - targets moderate drinkers, not the heavies

Still too little - make it zero tolerance.

Sensible - punishment is in line with lesser breaches of limit.

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