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Aunt saw girl struck by car

The aunt of an eight-year-old smashed by a car on a pedestrian crossing saw the accident unfold in her rear-view mirror just seconds after she passed the youngster.

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A review of the movie you can't see

Few people will get to see 'The Interview' - the film canned yesterday by Sony after a hack attack linked to North Korea. But Jake Coyleap did. So what's his verdict?…

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Putin blames West for ruble collapse

Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to shore up the plummeting ruble…

Carter rings in a so-so start for Arvida

As Grant Adamson lay in hospital after a brain aneurism Michael Ambrose gave the late retirement village visionary a promise - one that was kept with the float of Arvida…

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Hager 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…

Council wins back accreditation

Christchurch City Council has won back its accreditation as a building consent authority almost 18 months after it was stripped for holding up the earthquake-hit region's…

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New French connection for Dan Carter

He has signed what's understood to be the richest contract in rugby, but Dan Carter says his decision to join Paris club Racing Metro 92 wasn't all about money.

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