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The NZ cricket legend was acquitted of perjury by a jury which considered verdicts for 10 hours and 17 minutes following a marathon trial lasting eight weeks.

More Kiwis face homeless old age

Growing numbers of Kiwis risk becoming homeless in old age because of falling home ownership rates, rising rents and static housing subsidies, the Salvation Army says…

Woman's fightback 'amazing'

One of the first people on the scene after a half-naked Malaysian diplomat indecently assaulted a Wellington woman has spoken of his admiration for the victim.

Eye on calves already

MPI says it had started an investigation into the alleged mistreatment of bobby calves well before the issue came to light in a television programme over the weekend…

Air NZ heads to Argentina

Air New Zealand's flights from Auckland to Buenos Aires begin today, boosting competition in the travel market between this country and South America.

NZ coach still has concerns

Pink ball test cricket has another significant advocate - New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, who believes it can work at home, in the right conditions and with some minor…

Inquiry report kept on hold

The release of a report on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' decision to grant immunity to Muhammed Rizalman bin Ismail will be put off at least until he is sentenced…



Baby found buried alive

California authorities are looking for the mother of a newborn baby girl who was buried alive near a Compton bike path.

Fears for surfers in cartel country

Friends of two Australian tourists missing for more than a week in Mexico will travel to Sinaloa following a report that the men's van may have been found.


SleepDrops targets $1.2b market

Kirsten Taylor is targeting the US$800 million ($1.2 billion) sleep medication market as part of global expansion plans for SleepDrops.

Consumers expect better from farmers

The origin of some of our most nutritious food does not bear thinking about. Milk, eggs, even some fruit, are nutrients intended for the young of other species.


Life & Style

Homeware update: Artsy pastels

For this week's homeware update we were inspired by the works of Melbourne artist Sarah Kelk. Adopting Kelk's palette of soft greys, dusky pinks and baby blues, with…



Jonah Lomu memorial at Eden Park

Jonah Lomu was farewelled at an emotional public memorial today at Eden Park. Several rugby identities, including former All Black coach John Hart and Eric Rush, delivered…






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