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League champ killed

Up-and-coming league player, Luke Tipene, has been identified as the 17-year-old killed during last night's brawl.

King's students suspended

Private school King's College says students implicated in a bullying incident will be suspended for the rest of the school year.

Fundraising dinners criticised

One of the Maori Party's electorate chairs has criticised the party's use of Prime Minister John Key and former Prime Minister, Dame Jenny Shipley for fundraising dinners…

SBW 'among the best ever'

The All Blacks aren't quite sure what they will get from Sonny Bill Williams in Chicago. They hope he will blow their socks off, but don't particularly care if he doesn't…



80% of tech high-flyer sells to Japan

One of New Zealand's fastest-growing tech companies, baggage handling and logistics systems firm BCS Group, is selling an 80 per cent stake to Japanese rival Daifuku. The…

Singapore's super jumbo

The line of passengers taking pictures of the plane they'd just stepped off at Auckland Airport this week was proof that big aircraft make a big impression.



Obama hopes to get House in order

Last week, Barack Obama stopped by the Dr Martin Luther King Jr community centre on Chicago's South Side to cast his vote in the US midterms, the medley of congressional…

Life & Style


Celebs do Halloween

At parties and charity balls around the world celebrities donned one costume or another and headed out, or put on a skunk costume like North West and padded around the…

Your Money


Global smartphone sales get boost

Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research has shown.



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