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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.

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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…


Hagar gets hearing

Investigative journalist Nicky Hager's application for a judicial review into the police search of his Wellington home following the release of his Dirty Politics book…


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…

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.



Jamie Foxx comments on Sony Hack

Jamie Foxx, starring in the Sony film 'Annie' opening on Christmas Day, says he "wouldn't be able to live in America" if his email was hacked. He says context is key…


News bloopers of the year

Stumbling reporters, sexual innuendo, incredibly lengthy awkward pauses and a "shag on the rocks" have all made it into…

Hollywood stars slam Interview axing

Director Judd Apatow, actor Rob Lowe and other Hollywood identities are outraged Sony has bowed to pressure from hackers and pulled The Interview from cinemas.




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