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Greens up, National falls

National has taken a hit in the first poll since Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics was released but the Greens, not Labour, are the big winners so far.

Funds offer hope for burnt boy

Jack Dragicevich was almost 3 when he pulled a bowl of boiling water over himself, scalding his chest so badly he needs skin grafts every two years.

Seven sunny days ahead

Auckland and the top of the North Island are in for a week of fine weather in the first prolonged sunny period since the start of June, according to MetService. Meteorologist…

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Key: 'I was on holiday'

John Key has emphatically restated he was not told of the SIS's intention to release sensitive documents to Cameron Slater, despite two letters suggesting he was.


NZ wine pops its export cork

New Zealand wine has established itself as a major commodity after exports increased by 10 per cent in volume and value…

Assignee drops bankruptcy bid

Authorities are giving up the fight to put former property developer Jamie Peters back into bankruptcy and will withdraw their case against him from the Court of Appeal…

Movie row buried four years on

Four years after a bitter industrial row over the filming of The Hobbit the New Zealand screen industry body Spada and actors union Equity have made their peace.

Sheep shortage pushes wool up

New Zealand wool prices have risen over the last few weeks and have performed strongly over the last year because of a wool shortage, ASB Bank said in the latest issue…


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Ikahihifo gives flu the boot for start

Warriors lock Sebastine Ikahihifo is raring to go in Sunday's clash against the Roosters after recent struggles with his health saw him sit out last Sunday's defeat…

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