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Criminal Bar Association to survey lawyers about harassment, bullying
Concerned at allegations of bullying and harassment in the legal fraternity, the Criminal Bar Association plans to survey lawyers to gauge how widespread the problem is. The Criminal Bar Association of NZ will survey all of its... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:44pm 

Peru bus plunges off highway killing dozens
A coach travelling along the Pan-American Highway in Peru has plunged off the road, killing at least 35 people, local police say. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 12:24am 

Whanganui residents encouraged to report online fraud to Netsafe
Online scams and fraud cost Whanganui-Manawatu residents $609,000 last year - but the actual figure is likely to be much higher.Online safety organisation Netsafe says New Zealanders reported losing $10.1 million to online scams... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 12:13am 

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New Aussie mining boss earns A$500,000 less than her predecessor
ANALYSIS: Fortescue's founder, Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest, made quite a statement last November when he appointed Elizabeth Gaines as the miner's new chief, and Julie Shuttleworth, as her deputy. But Twiggy's private quest for social equity and justice can only go so far in a workplace where the "leaner and meaner" mantra reigns supreme. So the issue of pay parity for the new female boss, who replaced Nev Power this week, was a non-starter in this environment. Which might be why Fortescue chose to announce Gaines' pay packet on the same day as its half-year results. The miner reported a fall in revenue, earnings and a lower than expected dividend thanks to falling prices for its low quality iron ore. 
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 10:44am 

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Ex-CEO of Brazil's JBS released from pre-trial detention
SAO PAULO (AP) — The former CEO of the world's largest meatpacker has left Brazilian jail after months of pre-trial detention on insider trading charges.Judges on Brazil's Supreme Court ruled that the risk that Wesley Batista would... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 8:03am 

New Caledonia town shuts in protest at crime
A small town in the north of New Caledonia will shut down all its services for the day in protest at recent lawlessness. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 7:04am 


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Animal welfare group says too many dogs are being euthanised
An animal welfare advocacy group says Auckland Council is making money out of killing dogs. 
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 1:33pm 

Cop dishes out 'instant Car-ma' to dodgy Auckland driver
A frustrated Auckland motorist has been dealt a dose of instant justice after his attempt to illegally beat the heavy traffic was foiled.On Wednesday afternoon a road user fed up with congestion at Auckland's SH1 Port on-ramp ... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 12:43am 

Human Rights Commission in denial about problems with its own staff harassment procedures, says Andrew Little
The victim of a sexual harassment incident at the Human Rights Commission says she feels vindicated after the Justice Minister backed her claims. 
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 11:53am 

Riverhead quarry trial: Jury shown images of masks allegedly purchased by abduction-accused
A man accused of abducting a woman off the streets of Auckland allegedly bought two Halloween masks in the weeks leading up to the brutal attack. 
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 11:53am 

'Fundamental flaws' in handling of sexual harassment case at HRC
There were fundamental flaws with the way a sexual harassment complaint at the Human Rights Commission was handled, the Justice Minister says. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 10:23am 

Hawke's Bay murderer Sam Tehei granted parole
Hawke's Bay rapist and murderer Sam Te Hei has been granted parole after serving 30 years behind bars. Te Hei, 55, was serving a life sentence for the murder of Napier teenager Colleen Burrows, whose body was found on a riverbank... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 10:13am 

No support for sexual harassment complainant a 'fundamental flaw'
There were fundamental flaws with the way a sexual harassment complaint at the Human Rights Commission was handled, the Justice Minister says. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 10:04am 

Police arrest three after late-night beach chase between towns
Three people have been arrested after trying to outrun police in a midnight beach dash in Horowhenua. 
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 8:33am 

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Singapore City Harvest megachurch leader Chew Eng Han 'tries to flee by sea'
The man was trying to flee before his jail term for fraud, say police in Singapore. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 7:53am 

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