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Pike River families to block trucks

Solid Energy's attempts to seal Pike River mine will be met with a road block after the owners of the access road gave the victim's families legal control of the road…

Uber driver breaks record

An Uber driver has clocked up what is believed to be the longest the company's history when she drove a passenger just under 644km from Virginia to Brooklyn.


Donors to Goff's campaign revealed

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark and rich lister Eric Watson were among the donors to Phil Goff's Auckland mayoral campaign, which raised more than $700,000.




Water hui welcomed

A joint summit on Heretaunga Plains water issues is an opportunity to start changing the way people think about water, says…

No day of rest for new power couple

Incoming PM Bill English and his deputy Paula Bennett will meet in Wellington today to start hammering out the team they want to take into 2017 election.



Every little bit helps at Christmas

Growing up my family weren't the most well off and we often relied on the help of others just to get by. My dad was made redundant more than 30 times (yes, 30 times)…






New Zealand into Cape Town quarters

The embattled All Blacks Sevens have made an encouraging start to the Cape Town international tournament. After a disappointing eighth place finish in Dubai last weekend…

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