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Special delivery from Putin

Napier man Stan Douglas is stunned. It's not every day you get a note on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.


China sets growth target around 7pc

China has set an official economic growth target of about 7 per cent for this year, according to a work report to be delivered Thursday by the country's premier. The…

Housing crisis: Jump in house listings

An increase in Auckland housing stock for sale at the city's biggest real estate agency is being claimed as evidence of success in tackling Auckland's housing…

NZ's biggest apartment plan

A new $300 million 800-unit Albany project, promoted as New Zealand's largest residential apartment development, has just been announced. Martin Cooper of Harcourts…


Search for MH370 may be scaled back

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott expressed hope missing Flight MH370 will be found, but suggested the search may be scaled back as he marked one year since it vanished…

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WHO: World must slash sugar

The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day, according to a new report.






Cricket World Cup

Open letter to Martin Crowe

Herald reader and Pakistani cricket fan Danyal Rasool with an open letter to New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe. Dear Martin, I never watched you play. I wasn't…

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