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Business

$3b spent in Xmas lead-up

Kiwis have already spent more than $3 billion in the lead-up to Christmas. Paymark yesterday revealed it had processed more than 59 million electronic transactions..…

Judge rejects $250,000 bid

Auckland businessman William Yan has been denied access to seized assets to pay private school fees for his children and to service the mortgage on his luxury apartment…

World

Politics

Cloud over National MP's future

The three-year political career of National Northland MP Mike Sabin is in the balance after a report that he is under investigation…

Sony says Obama kept in the loop

US President Barack Obama has become embroiled in a dispute with the makers of the comedy The Interview over how much the White House knew about North Korea's threats…

US gives North Korea warning

President Barack Obama declared yesterday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader.

Life & Style

Video

Video

UK Christmas ad a viral hit

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a UK tradition, and the 2014 version is called #MontyThePenguin. It has clocked up over 16 million views in a couple of weeks. The…

Entertainment

Sol3 Mio singer proposes

The audience at last night's Auckland Sol3 Mio concert found themselves drawn into a real-life opera as tenor Pene Pati proposed to his girlfriend, soprano Amina Edris…

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