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Hero mum's brain surgery

A teenager who attacked and badly injured a good Samaritan who intervened as he tried to snatch a bag off another woman may not have acted alone.



John Key tops tourism's wishlist

Tourist industry leaders have a short wishlist for the next John Key Government and topping it is having the Prime Minister continue in the tourism portfolio.

Fonterra deal boosts Beingmate

Shares in Chinese baby-milk maker Beingmate Baby & Child have rallied sharply since Fonterra entered an alliance with the firm, which includes the Kiwi dairy giant buying…

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1.4 million Ebola cases by January

New estimates by the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically, the CDC says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations…

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SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport

The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence…



Cycling: Villumen finishes ninth in Spain

New Zealand's perennial world champion cycling time trial contender will have to wait another year for a crack at the title. Linda Villumsen finished ninth at the world…

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