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Holiday danger spots

Police are putting their traffic enforcement focus on holiday black spots to keep the annual road toll from surging above 300 deaths.

Rates cash eyed for SkyCity

SkyCity chief executive Nigel Morrison yesterday also confirmed his company wants a taxpayer-funded top-up and was willing to walk away from the deal if it doesn't get…

New York gunman had jail history

Police investigating the "assassination" of two patrolmen are poring over the history and records of Ismaaiyl Brinsley - the 28-year-old man at ease with the use of…

National

Business

Kathmandu shares plunge 21%

Kathmandu's shares have slipped to a near two-year low as the outdoor retailer blames low consumer confidence for a subdued…

Station buy swells APN's radio foothold

APN News & Media has increased its presence in the Australian broadcasting scene through the purchase of Perth radio station 96FM from rival publisher Fairfax Media.

Watchdog's probe clears Fletcher

The Commerce Commission says it found no evidence that Fletcher Building's Winstone Wallboards unit engaged in anti-competitive behaviour to protect its dominance in…

Mighty River signs Lake Taupo water deal

Mighty River Power and the Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board have signed a deal over water in Lake Taupo, the terms of which the electricity generator says are confidential…

World

Politics

Cloud over National MP's future

The three-year political career of National Northland MP Mike Sabin is in the balance after a report that he is under investigation…

Poor water blights beaches

A world-class surfing spot and one of Northland's most picturesque strands of coastline are among more than 40 swimming beaches hit with a "caution" label for water…

Sony says Obama kept in the loop

US President Barack Obama has become embroiled in a dispute with the makers of the comedy The Interview over how much the White House knew about North Korea's threats…

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Video

Video

UK Christmas ad a viral hit

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a UK tradition, and the 2014 version is called #MontyThePenguin. It has clocked up over 16 million views in a couple of weeks. The…

Entertainment

New hero a modern Marvel

Disney's new superhero is different. He's fat. He's also gentle. And, if you have a medical ailment, with just a quick scan he'll detect it - and prescribe you treatment…

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