Emily Cooper

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Susan Austen was previously acquitted of aiding the death of her friend.

Euthanasia advocate fined $7500 for importing drug her friend used to take her own life

Susan Austen was found not guilty for aiding the suicide of Anne Marie Treadwell.

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Twenty-six bars, cafes, restaurants and food trucks on the waterfront are trialling a plastic straw-free future.

Wellington bars and restaurants trial ban on plastic straws

Twenty-six bars, cafes, restaurants and food trucks on the waterfront are trialling a plastic straw-free future.

'This is a legitimate wound' - former soldier fights stigma of mental health with Poppy Day appeal

"I walked into the medical centre, burst into tears and said 'I can’t do this anymore,'" Mark Compain told 1 NEWS.

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The case is being heard in Wellington.

Iwi and environmental groups take fight against iron sand mining to High Court

Court this morning opened with a karakia and waiata by iwi representatives.

Central Wellington building deemed potentially unsafe is evacuated

Occupants were given until 4pm to evacuate the Boulcott Street building.

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Six fire truck were at the scene this afternoon attempting to contain the blaze.

Video: Large fire guts two storey Wellington property

Fire services received multiple calls at 2:30pm today about a fire in Oriental Bay.

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One female squirrel, which was believed to have been stolen, was later found hiding.

Intruders attempt to steal Squirrel Monkeys from Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo's chief executive believes the intruders will have monkey bites on them, after breaking into the enclosure with bolt cutters.

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Corrections says it is reviewing its re-homing procedures, but the community of Roslyn wants further steps.

Rehoming of sex offenders 'needs to be a hell of a lot better', says anxious Palmerston North community

The community of Roslyn is petitioning to Parliament for a publicly available sex offender register, among other safety measures.

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Nicole Thornton says it should be mandatory for store or shop toilets to be accessible to those with the bowel disease.

Watch: 'It can be a scary thing' - young Crohn’s disease sufferer speaks on behalf of Kiwis with the condition as petition delivered to Parliament

Nicole Thornton, 13, spoke to a select committee today. The petition calls for access to employee toilets for sufferers.

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The new road is being welcomed but it won't be completed for another six years.

Decision made on alternative route to Manawatu Gorge - set to cost upwards of $500m

State Highway 3 through the gorge has been closed since April after large slips came down.

Everest Base Camp gym class nabs Guinness World Record for Kiwi men

It took the Kiwi team nine days to hike to Everest Base Camp, where they took the fitness class at 5300m above sea level.

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Susan Austen's defence team argued she did help the victim get a drug, but not with the intention she would use it.

Woman in euthanasia trial didn't help friend commit suicide, court told

Susan Austen is facing two charges of importing Pentobarbitone and a charge of assisting suicide.

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Susan Austen is charged with assisting suicide and two charges of importing a Class C drug.

Police criticised for searches in case of woman accused of aiding friend's suicide

Susan Austen is on trial following the death of Annemarie Treadwell.

Susan Austen is accused of helping a 77-year-old woman, who was suffering from health issues, commit suicide.

Court to hear expert evidence on lethal drug in trial of woman accused of assisting suicide

A GP is currently giving evidence at the High Court in Wellington.

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Susan Austen is charged with assisting suicide and two charges of importing a Class C drug.

Three week trial of woman accused of helping friend commit suicide gets underway in Wellington

In June 2016 Anne Marie Treadwell was found dead in her room in a retirement village.

Supporters stand outside the Wellington High Court.

'Lots of love!' - Supporters turn out for woman accused of helping ill 77-year-old commit suicide

Fifty euthanasia supporters gathered outside the High Court this morning.

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The archaeological find includes part of a wall dating back to the New Zealand Land Wars.

'Treasure trove' of colonial history unearthed by Wellington road works

Early buildings, a fort and shells have been discovered at the CBD site.

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Jorge Eduardo Riquelme Cruz has been charged with disregard for the safety of a transport facility.

Tourist appears in court after drone flight grounded helicopters fighting Wanaka fire

The 33-year-old is charged with disregard for the safety of a transport facility.

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The area is set to get hotter and drier.

Proposed Wairarapa water saving scheme won't come cheap

Farmers say something needs to be done as the area is set to get hotter and drier

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Around ten members of the Indian and Chinese communities, many of them dairy owners, showed up to Parliament today to put a stop to crime and violence in the community.

Watch: Business owners head to Parliament to protest growing levels of crime and violence in NZ

Around 10 members of the Indian and Chinese communities have this afternoon met with the Police and Justice Ministers.

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Te Papa vertebrate curator Alan Tennyson says New Zealand is already famous for giant birds and this identification adds to that reputation.

Scientists discover fossil of colossal human-size penguin in New Zealand

The penguin - called kumimanu - would have been taller than a man and weigh about 100kg.

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A new study out today shows retailers are facing more organised and violent crimes.

Retail crime costing the industry $1 billion a year, new report finds

The report was released today by Retail New Zealand and Otago University.

Table top still life of foods high in healthy fats such as olive oil, Salmon, nuts and avocados with vegetables and herbs.

Steer clear of popular Paleo Diet, Ministry of Health recommends

The ministry has released its guidance for healthcare practitioners and those who give advice for weight management.

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Trains to run as normal in Wellington tomorrow as rail workers' strike called off

The Rail Maritime Transport Union were to strike in the capital for the second time on Friday.

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The driver was shot by passengers in his taxi in the Wellington suburb of Miramar.

Police hunting pair over shooting of Wellington taxi driver to review cab's video

The Capital Taxis driver was shot in the shoulder and police are looking for a male and female passenger.

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Thousands attended the opening of the new museum and community centre in Foxton.

New museum celebrates Maori and Dutch heritage

Thousands attended the opening of the new museum and community centre in Foxton.

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Apple customers warned of scam that's fleeced hundreds of dollars from users

MBEI says its highly likely to be a classic phishing scam.

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