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Seales ruling no blanket law

Allowing Lecretia Seales to die on own terms would not make mercy killings legal, lawyer says.

Man tries to lure girl into car

"Scary" man tries to lure an 11-year-old girl into his car as she walks home from swimming pool.

Wife-killer wants counselling in jail

Man who bashed his wife to death with a tomahawk takes Corrections Department to court to get counselling.

MPs' workload 'lightest for 20 years'

1:50pm While Parliament sat on Saturday to ram through Budget legislation, study suggests Parliament business at lowest ebb since before 1996.

Silver fern prominent in popular flag options

2 min ago Adding the silver fern looks to be among the most popular proposed changes to the New Zealand flag, an online survey suggests.