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Promise of help for police informer

Police have promised to honour a deal with a Mongrel Mob gang informant who yesterday won a court case against them for failing to help him. The pledge came after a High Court judge's ruling that police did not keep their end of a bargain with former Mob head Anthony Hewison, who has been hiding in Australia since 1997 after informing on fellow gang members. Mr Hewison claimed, during a High Court hearing in March, that in return for providing information about the gang and returning an arsenal...

Waikato prison objectors vow court action

North Waikato residents are outraged by the Government's decision to put a 650-inmate men's prison in their backyard, and have already vowed...

Low lakes bring power caution

People are being warned of possible power shortages because hydro lakes are lower than usual and little rain is expected until the end of...

New Zealand News

School bells ring good news for Grey Lynn

Child liver transplant patients' spared long journey

Terminally ill invite Dr Death to homes

Witness snag ends rape trial

Neighbour tells how bashed pensioner defied thugs

Rally volunteers freed after Motorsport NZ takes rap

Survey shows city men are slicker - razor sharp too

World News

British election - it's all over bar the counting

Spirit of lion invoked for Sukarno

Blessed are the meek - as soon as possible

UN brands Cambodia top world source of marijuana

US jury awards smoker record $7.3bn against tobacco giant

Judge refuses stay of McVeigh execution

Leeds streets erupt with race hate

Business News

Meridian's $70m victory

Back to square one for council

Montana holds fire on Lion penalty

McCafes boosted in 'coffee scene' war

Serious Fraud Office considers Hartner probe

Industry reps out of power board

Dialogue: Let science off the leash

IT News

Disparate health software bunch now brothers in arms

Court ruling critical to hacker charges

Bank chooses its technology core

Partnership creates MBA entrepreneurs

Buoyant tech trade show belies tough times ahead

Telemedia joins the tech-wreck

Young skater hits the jackpot with shoe design

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