New Zealand man sentenced to 12 years prison for brutal murder of wife

Man sentenced for brutal murder of wife

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealander was sentenced to life in prison Friday for his wife’s murder in a case that sparked an international manhunt after he abandoned his toddler daughter at a train station and fled to the United States.

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NZ man found guilty of wife’s murder after abandoning toddler in Australia, fleeing to US

NZ dad who dumped toddler guilty of wife’s murder

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealander was found guilty Saturday of his wife’s murder in a case that sparked an international manhunt after he abandoned his toddler at a train station and fled to the United States.

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We’re different, New Zealand tells Indian students

WELLINGTON - The New Zealand education sector has moved to distance itself from attacks on Indian students in neighbouring Australia, saying they were “totally different societies”, a newspaper reported here Wednesday.

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Fiji judges re-appointed

WELLINGTON - Fiji’s Chief Justice, Briton Anthony Gates, who ruled last year that the military’s seizure of power in a bloodless coup in December 2006 was legal, has been re-appointed, it was reported from the capital Suva on Saturday.

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No compensation for man cleared of murder

WELLINGTON - A New Zealand man, who spent 10 years in prison for a murder the Court of Appeal found he did not commit, was denied compensation Thursday after a lawyer’s report that he probably had carried out the crime.

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