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Waterview's weak concrete

NZ's biggest listed company has revealed how one of its businesses made faulty and weak concrete and sent it out to many building sites, including the Waterview project…

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Sick-note doctor censured

A doctor convicted of 37 charges of forging sick notes has been censured without being given a period of suspension by the Health Practitioner's Disciplinary Tribunal. Daniel…

Snowden GCSB docs not 'fabricated'

The "fabrication" claim has been part of the Prime Minister's standard response to revelations of activities carried out by New Zealand's electronic eavesdropping agency…



Bringing the lovin' back

McDonald's global headquarters is concerned customers aren't lovin' it anymore, and is working on a plan to win them back.


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Japan: Snowblind in Niseko

If perfect ski snow is your passion this is the Japanese destination for you, but don't count on admiring the scenery, writes David Lewis.



Pacquiao could face disciplinary action

Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Nevada…


Rugby: Carter comfortable at 12

If Dan Carter wants to be playing more at first five for the Crusaders, he's not showing it. The All Blacks first five's final Super Rugby season has seen him largely…

Loss of key players leaves big holes

The Blues will likely be without loose forward Jerome Kaino and utility back Charles Piutau for the rest of the season, so let's look at how damaging their absences…

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