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Man in court today after major drugs bust in American Samoa
The main defendant arrested after police drug raids two weeks ago in American Samoa has waived his rights to a preliminary hearing in the District Court. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 7:35pm 

Jail sentence for Christmas Eve shooting in Stokes Valley
A man who shot a resident in the arm in Stokes Valley on Christmas Eve last year has been sentenced to one year and eight months' jail, after he pleaded guilty to a range of charges part way through his jury trial. 
© 2017 7:25pm 

Detective dies in peace after Red Fox Tavern arrests
The original lead detective investigating the Red Fox Tavern murder died in peace after two arrests were made in the infamous cold case earlier this year.John Gott was the officer in charge when publican Chris Bush was shot dead... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 7:04pm 

Meth couriered to Milton inside thermos flasks
Two people have been arrested in relation to drugs supply in Southland. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 5:55pm 

Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory
Apple's main iPhone supplier has stopped illegal overtime by school age interns in a factory in China 
© 2017 BBCWorld 5:55pm 

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Chorus scheme growing evidence of exploitation in sector, union says
A scheme that saw people from India working on unpaid contracts on Chorus' fibre optics programme in Nelson, supports growing evidence of the exploitation in the sector, New Zealand's largest private sector union says. 
© 2017 4:54pm 

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Two arrested after police respond to reports of firearms incident in Christchurch
Two men have been arrested after police responded to reports of a firearms incident in central Christchurch. 
© 2017 4:05pm 

French Polynesia air crash ten years ago heading to court
France's highest court has cleared the way for a trial of airline and aviation officials accused of involuntary homicide over a plane crash in French Polynesia. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 3:35pm 

Do Justice League's post-credits scenes mean anything for the franchise's future?
There was one question lingering in audiences' minds after watching Justice League: Do the two very cool and surprising post-credits scenes mean anything for the future of DC Comics on the big screen, especially after the film's sub-US$100 million ($145 million) opening weekend? 
© 2017 2:25pm 

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Father of six jailed for 15 years for rape in Samoa
Thirty seven year old Iakopo Vitale has begun serving a 15 year jail term for the rape of his two sisters-in-law. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 7:35pm 

'Vicious, cowardly' robbery traumatises Northland shopkeeper
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and are looking for a second offender after a ''cowardly and vicious'' knife-point robbery that left a Northland shopkeeper traumatised. Detective Sergeant Chris Fouhy, of Mid North police,... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 7:04pm 

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Tennis star Maria Sharapova under investigation for housing fraud case
Tennis star Maria Sharapova is being investigated by Indian police in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case after endorsing a luxury housing project that never took off.Real estate firm Homestead Infrastructure have been accused... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 6:14pm 

Jury retires in Hawke's Bay murder trial after being asked to 'walk in bloodstained shoes' of accused
A jury on a murder trial has retired after being asked to metaphorically walk in the blood-stained shoes of the accused man as he kicked his victim to death. 
© 2017 5:45pm 

Political Roundup: Vital progress in dealing with Pike River mine tragedy
The Pike River mine disaster shook New Zealand politics and society. The circumstances that led to the preventable death of 29 men, and the denial of justice to their families, means it remains politically fraught. The government's... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 5:04pm 

Whangarei poultry farm accused of ill-treatment of hens given the all-clear by MPI
Official inspections of a Whangarei poultry farm have found no evidence of abuse or neglect. 
© 2017 4:54pm 

Beatings, arrests as police trash Manus centre in raid
Kurdish journalist and refugee Behrouz Boochani has been arrested during today's raid of the closed Manus Island detention centre. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 4:15pm 

Pike River prosecution withdrawal unlawful - Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has ruled WorkSafe's decision to withdraw prosecution of Pike River mine boss Peter Whittall, in exchange for payments to the victims' families, was unlawful. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 3:15pm 

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