Leading Headlines

'Gobsmacking' blowout

The cost of implementing a new child support system has rocketed to $163 million - a blowout that dwarfs the bill for fixing the controversial Novopay school payroll…

Winz shooting: payouts on cards

Victims of the Ashburton Work and Income shooting and their families could be in line to receive payouts after one Crown agency took the unusual step of prosecuting…

CWC: Brittle middle order exposed

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson faces a selection conundrum leading into what should be New Zealand's least challenging assignment of Cricket World Cup pool play - Afghanistan…

Keys taken off snappy tourists

An incensed Dunedin man took car keys from a tourist who had stopped to take photos on Otago Peninsula, causing eight vehicles to back up on the narrow road.

Skydiver saved after seizure

An Australian man posting under the name Nomadic Adrenaline has uploaded this incredible video of the moment he suffered a seizure during a sky dive.


War criminal claim checked

Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand but says "I'm sure someone will look into it".


Bryers faces court grilling

Former Blue Chip boss Mark Bryers returns to the witness box today as the High Court continues its look at his application…

Capital puts Rocket Lab on countdown

Rocket Lab has attracted new financial backing from one of the United States' oldest venture capital firms and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin to put it on course.

Terms of trade fall 1.9%

New Zealand's export dollar does not stretch as far as it did, after the terms of trade fell 1.9 per cent in the last three months of 2014.

Diligent expects 19% rise in sales

Diligent Board Member Services expects sales growth of up to 19 per cent in 2015 as it attracts customers to its BoardBooks service, and plans to launch a new product…


Life & Style



Visit by father of surfing marked

Dozens of surfers took to St Clair Beach yesterday to mark the centenary of Duke Kahanamoku's visit to Dunedin. Organiser Shay Dewey said the event was a celebration…





Netball: Latu shows way for Mystics

Mystics' shooter Cathrine Latu bounced back from a recent health battle to lift her side to a composed win over the Tactix in Christchurch last night.

Cricket World Cup

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