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Steve Braunias and the $1.4b walk

The Big Read: The Waterview Connection is the biggest and most complex roading scheme in NZ. Steve Braunias puts on sensible shoes to see history in the making.

'Our dad was an honest cop'

In the family's first ever interview, the daughters of a police officer involved in the Crewe murder case say their father would never have planted evidence.

Blatter re-elected FIFA president

Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president this morning in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption storm that engulfed the leadership of world…

Theft of heirloom reopens wounds

An old olive wood Bible has been stolen from an Auckland family in a brazen daylight robbery - and they are now offering a reward in a desperate bid to have it returned…

23 games in 22 days for WC mates

The group left Wellington last night and were due to arrive in Auckland in the early hours of this morning for the tournament opener between New Zealand and Ukraine.


Serious morning crash in Te Puke

Emergency services responded to a serious crash involving a logging truck and a car on SH2, between Pah Road and Rangiuru Road in Te Puke at around 7.35am this morning…



Saving for family values

Revolving credit mortgage means you borrow only when you have to and makes your money work harder, writes Mary Holm.


Auckland's projects revealed

Surplus Crown land at Manukau, Avondale, Massey East and Hobsonville are set to be offered up to private development companies.

Life & Style

In praise of friendship

The world's most admired writers and poets have long extolled its virtues. Here, Yvonne Van Dongen explains why she'd take friendship - old and new - over romance any…







Rugby: Sharks topple Rebels

A two-try haul from skipper Scott Higginbotham wasn't enough for the Melbourne Rebels to achieve a break-through win in…

Rugby: Brumbies fight past Bulls

The Brumbies have kept their hopes of a Super Rugby finals berth alive after beating the Bulls 22-16 at GIO Stadium on Friday night. But they face an anxious wait to…

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