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Abuse: Learning from Sophie

Physical abuse is easily defined. But not emotional abuse. Schools should teach how to recognise and deal with such behaviour in a relationship.

Lessons from million-dollar baby

Lydia Ko shows how it is done as she meets junior golfers for one-off training session. "Hopefully I can see a couple of them on tour or on TV one of these days."

Brent Scott 'had nothing left'

The man accused of killing his estranged wife Heidi Welman-Scott had previously booked a plane ticket home to South Africa and according to his best mate had "nothing…

Fears over bowler's mental state

As family, friends and cricket legends gathered at a Sydney hospital to say goodbye to Phillip Hughes, the 25-year-old's sister, Megan, sat with devastated cricketer…

National

Miracle escape as house crushed

A young Auckland man rose uninjured from rubble after a 55-tonne crane smashed "like a guillotine" through his upstairs bedroom. "It's something I'll never forget -…

Business

Opec still pumping despite drop

Reflecting its lessening oil clout, Opec has decided to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result…

Auckland place to find work

New Zealand's economy remains patchy and continues to give off mixed signals, says Shamubeel Eaqub, NZIER principal economist.

World

Politics

Life & Style

Fashion: Shades of cool

Tranquil colours influenced by nature provide a fresh source of inspiration for eyewear this season, with eyewear designers veering away from classic black and gaudy…

Your Money

Technology

NZ mobile industry tracking well - NZIER

New Zealand's mobile phone sector is performing well on an international basis, with competitive pricing and good mobile coverage, according to a report released this…

Rugby

All Blacks trio on China mission

A trio of All Blacks have been on a three-pronged mission to China this week. The players, Aaron Cruden, TJ Perenara and Patrick Tuipulotu, have been in Beijing for…

Sport

NRL: League's waterfront wish

The Warriors will fight to keep their home at Mt Smart, but new chief executive Jim Doyle believes a waterfront venue remains the best long-term solution to Auckland's…

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