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Judge says Fiji not out of the woods yet

SUVA - A judge of the Fiji High Court, who yesterday cleared the way for national elections next month, says he agrees with comments by the former Chairman of the Great Council of Chiefs, Sitiveni Rabuka, that the country is still not out of the woods....

Police assess zap dart and blinding laser

Crime-fighting tools that blind, electrocute, punch and suffocate are being considered for police use. A range of devices for frontline officers...

Dougherty payout a chance to flee past

David Dougherty will use his $868,728 compensation payout for wrongful imprisonment - awarded after he was acquitted of raping and abducting...

New Zealand News


Koru Club off limits to Freedom flyers

Dad's role seen as more than fathering

Climbers to touch the sky on tower climb

Tattoos rate over Dead Sea Scrolls

Shadbolt's good deed ruined

Mental health workers blast new site

Auckland school opts out of role in students' personal problems

Murder victim was a drifter who pursued funeral meals

World News


George Speight committed on treason charges

Police wrestle Palestinian bomber to ground

Politician and intern: home searched, polygraph, DNA next

The race for the 2008 Olympics

US plans missile defence test sites in Alaska

Canada geese should be culled and grilled says

Business News


King hit for Lion offer on Montana

Panel urges Government to cut high costs of compliance

Legal battle no bar to selling asset

Qantas reserves seat for Air NZ

Back Orifice virus victims helped by accused: witness

Gold put up as dotcom currency

Alarm bells sound over gas reserves

IT News


Back Orifice virus victims helped by accused: witness

New Zealand trailing in world e-commerce race

Internet providers get legal protection against vigilantes

Gloves off as big two get mobile

Real-time scrap for control of struggling giant

Welsh court NZ high-tech firms with cash carrot

Wooing youth with rugby and music

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