Prime Minister John Key speaks to unspecified guests at the Conqueror factory opening in October 2012
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Breaking news: Allegations that new homes, schools and factories pose fire safety risk due to product failure

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By Ian Wishart Up to two thousand lives could be at risk and newly-built primary schools, factories and more than a hundred Housing New Zealand homes may have to undergo immediate safety testing amid allegations that a company knowingly installed wall and roof insulation panels that failed fire safety tests. The company Conqueror International Ltd, touted by Prime Minister John [...]
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Taniwha mystery solved: salt water crocodiles visit NZ?

Big Cat mysteries
March 17, 2017 0

There are Aussie pelicans in the Kaipara, but is the Maori ‘taniwha’ or Ngarara based on encounters with another Aussie migrant? An old scientific study from the 1980s indicates Australian saltwater crocodiles are occasional summer […]

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Mini-skirt invented 7,000 years ago

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March 7, 2017 0
New discovery rocks human history studies Ancients wore mini-skirts, necklaces, and smelted copper, 8,000 years ago, report scientists   Belgrade (dpa) – A “sensational” discovery of 75-century-old copper tools in Serbia is compelling scientists to [...]
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Emergency mobile TXT alerts going nationwide

March 7, 2017 0
Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says the implementation of a new nationwide channel for sending alerts about emergencies to mobile phones is on track to be up and running by the end of the year. [...]
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National superannuation age rising to 67 from 2040

March 6, 2017 0
The Government will progressively lift the age of eligibility for NZ Superannuation from 65 to 67, starting in 20 years’ time, Prime Minister Bill English announced today. “New Zealanders are healthier and living longer so [...]
New Zealand

The New Jihad – the radicals next door

November 22, 2016 0
THE NEW JIHAD The struggle to keep the lid on radicalisation   As the ripples from the Charlie Hebdo and Lindt Café terror attacks continue to spread, questions are being asked in cafes, workplaces and [...]
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    Estradiol dangers

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    Sep 05, AU edition RAGING BULL There’s nothing more red-blooded than a juicy slab of steak, but BARBARA SUMNER-BURSTYN reports that a female sex hormone linked to ‘gay’ behaviour in animals and adverse effects on [...]
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    X In The Suburbs

    December 14, 2013 0
    X IN THE SUBURBS: Apr 05, AU Edition X IN THE SUBURBS Ecstasy and other party drugs used to be an import-only business. But now, home-grown gangs have figured out the trick to pill-making and [...]
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    ENDANGERED SPECIES: Apr 05, AU Edition ENDANGERED SPECIES Redefining the Australian family She works hard for the money. She works hard at home. He’s burning the candle at both ends, chasing the dollars they desperately [...]
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    May 05, AU Edition WAYNE’S WAY Butcher. Cop. And one of the most storied coaches in Rugby League. JENI PAYNE sits down with legendary Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett – and finds a seemingly quiet [...]
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    ISLAM’S MESSAGE TO THE WEST We’re coming to get you Earlier this month the terror group Jemaah Islamiyah hit Bali again. Now, in this exclusive interview for Investigate magazine in Australia and New Zealand, given [...]

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