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Here's how Aussie media reacted

"Mitchell Starc nearly steals show!" After the Black Caps' thrilling win over Australia at Eden Park, the Aussie pundits had a lot to say.

Team NZ billionaire backs Dalton

Matteo de Nora, the Swiss-Italian who has poured millions into Team NZ, has given his full backing to Dalton and the troubled America's Cup syndicate's board.

NZ troops can opt out of Iraq

Soldiers may be excused from going to train Iraqi forces in fight against Isis, for personal reasons. The Defence Force says it is part of being a "good employer".

Average Auckland house price $764K

Average asking prices for houses for country smash through the half-million-dollar barrier for the first time but in Auckland the rampant market is surprising even the…

National

Liner offers help to boatie

One of the world's most famous cruise liners offered to join a rescue mission after five fishermen ran aground in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf.

Business

Why politicians get donations

Analysis of election candidate donations has shown a wide variety of businesses are willing to open their wallets for politicians.

Blue Chip creator on $310k paycheck

Bankrupt former Blue Chip creator Mark Bryers is drawing a salary of A$300,000 ($310,000) from a similar business in Australia. Bryers, who has filed an application…

Biopure plans fast growth in China

Like many infant formula exporters, the outlook darkened for Biopure Health after the Chinese Government introduced a raft of strict import requirements last year.

World

Double coffin for couple

A devoted husband and wife married for 60 years who died within days of each other will be buried together in a double coffin…

Yet more misery for Abbott

For an hour or two yesterday, Australian PM Tony Abbott left the curse of his leadership troubles behind, only to have to endure the curse of the cricket at Eden Park…

Goodbye Mr Spock

Actor Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction world, he also left his mark on science itself.

Life & Style

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Entertainment

Enthralling doco for binge generation

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki says The Jinx : The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst , his story of a New Yorker with privilege who's free despite suspicions of his involvement…

Travel

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Sport

Cricket World Cup

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