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Gales buffet Auckland

Lines crews are working to restore power to more than 3700 properties as near-gale force winds buffet Auckland.

Karam wins $535k payout

Joe Karam has been awarded $535,000 in a defamation case against two men who launched an "all-out assault" on his reputation because of his support for David Bain.

Sunny send-off to royals

The sun finally shone on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the last public appearance of their 10-day visit to New Zealand.

Weather a threat to weekend fun

An Easter holiday weekend of showers, shows and shopping beckons for Auckland residents and visitors - with gardeners and diners especially catered for.

Collins battles on two fronts

Judith Collins was under pressure on two fronts yesterday, facing further questions over both the Oravida conflict-of-interest saga and widespread fresh privacy issues…

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National

Museums unite to buy back taonga

A medal gifted to a Ngapuhi chief in 1806 feared to be lost to his descendants forever, is on its way back to NZ after Te Papa and the Auckland Museum joined forces…

Business

New fall in dairy prices

Fonterra's record farmgate milk price forecast may have to come back slightly after international dairy prices fell again at last night's dairy auction, but the decline…

Genesis Energy ready to flip switch

Strong demand for shares in Genesis Energy saw the public pool heavily scaled back yesterday, raising the ire of investors who missed out on getting their desired levels…

World

Technology

Tech skills put NZ on the app

A couple of years ago, Chris Moore was working in a senior technology job at the London headquarters of internet phone giant Skype.

Tech Universe: Wednesday 16 April

IT'S FOOD, JIM: Most of us can't afford our own personal chefs and dieticians, but perhaps 3D printing could help us with our food. A European programme called Personalized…

It's time to stop hating Google Glass

Ever since Google began testing its augmented-reality eyewear, public reaction has moved from "that's amazing" to "if you wear them, you deserve to be physically assaulted."…

Politics

Govt defends Nines cash veto

Any taxpayer money stumped up by the Govt to help establish the NRL Auckland Nines would have gone straight into the pockets…

Dotcom made 'direct threats' - MP

National MP Mark Mitchell has claimed Kim Dotcom was "intimidatory" and made "direct threats" towards the Prime Minister to Mr Mitchell at a barbecue late last year.

Countdown intimidated Lotto - Jones

Labour MP Shane Jones has lashed out at Countdown once again, this time accusing the supermarket giant of squeezing hundreds of thousands of dollars out of Lotto NZ.

Genesis shares scaled back to $5000

The Genesis Energy public share offer has been heavily scaled back, with a cap of $5000 worth of shares set on general applications, the Government said. Due to demand…

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