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Greece's Finance Minister resigns

In a shock announcement, Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he's resigning, despite the Govt having secured a resounding victory for the 'No' vote.


'Give tenants a voice'

Habitat for Humanity has asked the Government to consult state house tenants before selling up to 1600 state houses in Tauranga…


Pair of lion cubs kept as pets

Two young lions that had been kept as pets in a Gaza refugee camp travelled to Jordan where their final destination will be a wildlife sanctuary.


Hanover settlement some comfort - PM

The $18m settlement between Hanover Finance's directors and promoters and the Financial Markets Authority should be of some comfort to investors, says John Key


Reforms to EQC outlined

Government has outlined the changes it wants to make to insurance cover after natural disasters, including a doubling of the cap on building cover to $200,000.

Runanga supports Sonny Tau

A hui held in Kaikohe saw almost 100 kaumatua and kuia support Sonny Tau continuing as chairman of the Ngapuhi Runanga after it was announced he would face charges of…

Life & Style



Rugby: Highlander victory parade

Thousands of Highlanders fans lined streets for a victory parade in central Dunedin in honour of the Super Rugby champions. The team left the Dental School about noon…



Kia ora: Martinborough

The Wairarapa town isn't just for wine lovers and weekending Wellingtonians, writes Elisabeth Easther.




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