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Ferguson cops' latest video shock

Video footage appears to shows police firing tear gas and rubber bullets into crowd carrying unconscious woman crying: "She's having a heart attack! She needs help!"

Allen's exit opens up ministry job

The State Services Commission is about to embark on a search for one of the most prestigious jobs in the public service - head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and…

Error exposes carparkers' details

Auckland Transport is working with the Privacy Commissioner after "human error" resulted in hundreds of council carpark holders being emailed the private details of…


New builds beat targets

A plan aimed at tackling Auckland's housing supply shortage has surpassed expectations in its first year, the Government and Auckland Mayor Len Brown say.


Orion's value tops $1b

Orion Health has made an impressive sharemarket debut, but analysts say the software developer has a big job ahead in pulling…

Foreign trusts in IRD sights

The Inland Revenue Department is taking aim at the use of New Zealand trusts by foreigners to shield their income and assets from tax in their own countries following…

Home loans hit $4.9b

New residential mortgage lending hit $4.9 billion last month, its highest level since last March and a 7.2 per cent increase on October last year, according to the Reserve…

Compliance cost big for small firms

Tax compliance costs have increased for New Zealand small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the sector shoulders a disproportionately higher compliance burden…


Slain boy's parents to sue police

The parents of a 14-year-old British boy murdered by a teenager he met on the internet are suing two police forces for failing to prevent his death.


Life & Style

'I am a paedophile...'

Eddie has struggled with his sexual fascination for children but has now spoken out as radical new theories on how to prevent child abuse are aired.

Your Money



Rugby: All Blacks sweep nominations

After a strong season in which they retained their No 1 world ranking, the All Blacks unsurprisingly dominate the 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards nominations.


Black Caps v Pakistan: Day one highlights

Andrew Alderson breaks down the best bits from the first day of the third test between the Black Caps and Pakistan in Sharjah. Important moment: At 175 for three Mohammad…

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