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Wed, 22 May 2019 03:42:36 GMT
Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell cleared of bullying
Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell cleared of bullying, but concerns raised over behaviour.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:14:36 GMT
Woman admits murdering her 13-year-old granddaughter
Lorraine Smith's wailing roused a neighbour. In her house lay her 13-year-old granddaughter dead at Smith's hand.

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:28:40 GMT
Woman who stole 94-year-old's savings sells house to repay debt
The victim would have been 113 by the time the debt was repaid at $20 a week, so the defendant sold her house instead.

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:59:57 GMT
New Zealand Defence Force conducting untruthful 'PR job' at Operation Burnham inquiry - Hager
Hit & Run co-author Nicky Hager says the Operation Burnham inquiry faces untruthful "PR job" by Defence.

Wed, 22 May 2019 01:02:34 GMT
Fake news and smoke screens: Judge says ignore rhetoric in meth importing trial
Jurors deliberate the fate of men accused of importing drugs with a high-profile sportsman's help.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 15:49:08 +1200
Funding lack threatens Bougainville vote preparations
Bougainville's chief referendum officer, Mauricio Claudio, says just a fraction of the funding promised by the Papua New Guinea national government has been received.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:05:06 +1200
Sport: OFC lodge final appeal in Solomons eligibility case
The Oceania Football Confederation has lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport regarding the eligibility of Solomon Islands footballer Chris Satu.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:52:20 +1200
IMF calls for minimum wage rise in Samoa
The International Monetary Fund has called for Samoa's minimum wage to increase.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:52:12 +1200
MP refuses to provide evidence backing PNG PM citizenship claims
A Papua New Guinea MP has refused to provide evidence regarding his claims that Prime Minister Peter O'Neill holds dual citizenship which could disqualify him from his post.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:57:36 +1200
New Caledonia ponzi scheme busted
A 73-year-old woman has been jailed in New Caledonia as investigations continue into a huge ponzi scheme.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 15:27:07 +1200
Operation Burnham Inquiry: Hager accuses Defence Force of spin and lies
Journalist Nicky Hager has launched a scathing attack on the Defence Force during a presentation to the Operation Burnham Inquiry in Wellington today.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:16:51 +1200
Real estate agent says he was kept in dark about concerns over Christchurch building
A real estate agent says the Christchurch City Council was "unprofessional" not to advise him of earthquake design concerns at a new central city building.

Wed, 22 May 2019 13:50:58 +1200
Auckland Harbour Bridge cycling and walking path design released
The preferred design for a walking and cycling route across Auckland's Harbour Bridge is a 5m-wide path flanking the southbound traffic side.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:44:06 +1200
Influenza hitting Nelson and Marlborough districts hard
Nelson-Marlborough Health says the region is being hit hard by influenza, with more people being admitted to hospital earlier than usual.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:25:47 +1200
Police search for missing tramper
A search is on for 36-year-old Timothy Clements of Rangiora, who has not returned after going tramping on Saturday in the Ashburton Lakes area near Mt Hutt.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 04:50:25 GMT
Parliament staffer accused colleague of rape last year
A staffer told parliamentary bosses she was raped by a colleague last year. He was only stood down today.

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:57:04 GMT
Engineer rejects scathing report on design for Christchurch multi-storey building
Leaked report says the foundations are "10 times too weak", but engineer and city council back the design.

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:23:51 GMT
Welcome Home Loan rule 'out of date' for Wellington buyers
First-home buyers trying to take advantage of Government ownership scheme encounter 'slim pickings' in red-hot Wellington city market.

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:28:21 GMT
Inside a fireball for 55 seconds: When Formula 1 star Niki Lauda recounted that crash
Two of late Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda's world titles followed a horror crash in 1976, a story he recounted often.

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:39:26 GMT
Parliamentary staffer stood down following historic assault claim
A member of parliamentary staff has been stood down following an historic allegation of assault.

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