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Drugs hidden in uniform

A flight attendant who worked for Air New Zealand for 24 years has been charged with bringing methamphetamine into the country concealed in his uniform jacket.

Sharples: 'We made a lot of noise'

Pita Sharples has defended the Maori Party's decision to go into government with National, as he joined other politicians in making a farewell speech as an MP today.

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Business

Dollar dives after rate hike

The Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has raised the official cash rate as expected - leading the kiwi dollar to instantly take a tumble.

Facebook earnings soar

The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow and more people used it, more often.

Politics

Greens launch solar schools policy

Greens Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman is launching his party's 'Solar in Schools' policy this morning at Laingholm Primary School in Auckland.

World

47 dead as plane crashes in Taiwan

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island overnight, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

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Sport

Kris Shannon: Let the Games begin

With a vigorous wave of the New Zealand flag, Valerie Adams kicked off the Kiwi presence at the 20th Commonwealth Games this morning (NZT). The Glasgow Games opened…

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