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Rena report released

NZ's maritime authority is investigating how shipping around our coasts can be made safer, as a high-level report into the grounding of the Rena reveals a catalogue…

Updated 43 min ago

Pedestrians seriously hurt

A 6-year-old West Auckland girl was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing today, while an elderly man has been run over by a jeep in a North Shore carpark.

Updated 37 min ago

Children pay tribute to slain teachers

The wounded children of Peshawar Army Public School paid tribute to the teachers who died saving their lives as Pakistan woke to the full horror of the Taliban massacre…

Updated 1 hour ago

Kiwi facing foreign fighter trial

A Kiwi accused of obtaining a New Zealand passport to fight in Syria will stand trial in Melbourne. Amin Mohamed, 23, is charged with four counts of preparing to enter…



Economy grows faster than expected

New Zealand's economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the September quarter as a good start to the dairy season and increased oil and gas activity stoked activity. Gross…

Updated 43 min ago

Dan Carter rings in sharemarket debut

He might have kicked a few balls on the rugby field, but ringing the bell at a sharemarket listing ceremony was a first for Dan Carter today. The All Black first-five…

Spark and Vodafone partner with Telstra

Spark New Zealand and Vodafone, New Zealand's two dominant telecommunications providers, in partnership with Australian provider Telstra, will spend US$70 million building…



Britomart: From dull to hip

Britomart has gone from decay to super cool, churning over $1.3 billion a year to the Auckland economy, says a book tracing the first 10 years of the redevelopment.

Life & Style

The best summer parties in Auckland

It might not feel like it just yet, but summer is here and we're ready to let our hair down. Here are four of the best parties happening, kicking off this Sunday.



Elderly man hit by a Jeep

Emergency services converged on Devonport New World shortly after 12.30pm when the man was hit by the Jeep and trapped underneath the vehicle.





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