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18th June, 20:09

Big chill: Temperatures set to plunge overnight thoughout NZ

Grab your hot water bottle and keep the anti-freeze handy.Meteorologists have tipped tomorrow morning to be the coldest of the year so far, with the Chatham Islands the only district with a zero frost risk.As the big freeze hits...
18th June, 19:04

Warning to be vigilant after taxi driver assaulted in Lower Hutt

The wife of a taxi driver assaulted in Wellington is warning others to be vigilant after a customer pulled a knife on her husband.Harpreet Singh, 31, who works for Hutt and City Taxis, was left with a broken nose and a large gash...
18th June, 18:50

Facebook to take down Brian Tamaki's Muslim hate-speech post

Facebook has vowed to remove a controversial advert by Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki slamming the Islamic movement in New Zealand.The ad went live last week and was criticised by other community members who labelled it hate...
18th June, 18:34

Four injured following reports of three-car collison near Rotorua

Police are responding to reports of a three-car collision on Tauranga Direct Rd near Rotorua.A police media spokeswoman said police received word of the crash at 5.48pm and were on their way to it.She said initial reports indicated...
18th June, 18:29

Fall in teen abortions but overall abortion rate steady

Teenage abortion rates continue to fall, even as New Zealand's abortion rate remains level, Statistics NZ said today.Just 10 per cent of abortions in 2018 were for women under 20, down from a peak of 23 per cent 11 years ago. Teenage...
18th June, 18:04

Opposition turns its sights on Pharmac funding

Opposition politicians have turned their sights on what they say is an embarrassingly small funding increase for the national drug-buying agency in a Government Budget that was meant to focus on health.While the Budget this year...
18th June, 17:04

Ministers attempt to 'defang' claims that the one-billion-trees policy is bad for farmers

The Ministers in charge of the Government's plan to plant one billion trees are attempting to "defang" accusations that forestry is taking over farming in New Zealand.In fact, speaking at a media briefing this morning Agriculture...
18th June, 17:01

Home sellers will be required to give IRD numbers to stop avoidance of brightline tax

Virtually all people buying and selling properties will be required to put their IRD number on land transfer documents from next year, including their main home, in a bid to stop manipulation of the brightline tax.It means that...
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