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Book bus crash: One dead

One person is dead after a car and Tauranga's mobile library bus crashed in Welcome Bay, as emergency services try to free another man still trapped.

Boy, 12, taunted from stolen laptop

"Low-life" thieves stole a family's courtesy car then logged into a 12-year-old boy's Facebook page and taunted him, saying "Catch me if you can I'm the ginger bread…

IRD hot on heels of tax dodgers

If the house always wins, then the taxman isn't far behind - at least not during the last year - when IRD won almost 85 per cent of the litigation it was involved in…

Pregnant Kate goes back to work

The Duchess of Cambridge has resumed her royal duties after spending more than two months out of the public eye while suffering from acute morning sickness.

National

Business

$65k fine for breaching NZX rules

A company has been fined after associates of the firm traded shares of Z Energy and other companies during the holding period following IPO's.

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Technology

Winter winds mystery solved

A team of leading scientists, including a Kiwi, have gazed beyond our planet to solve a mystery phenomenon tampering with winter weather patterns. In newly-published…

Rugby

Updated 25 min ago

All Blacks 'must give Carter time'

Robbie Deans believes Dan Carter should be given all the time he needs to get fit in order to take the All Blacks to "another level" at the World Cup.

Deans backs Cheika as coach

Robbie Deans has backed Waratahs coach Michael Cheika to be the best option for the Wallabies' hotseat, saying today he has the singlemindedness required to bind a disparate…

Rugby: 11 new caps in Maori All Blacks

Eleven new caps have been named in the Maori All Blacks squad to take on Japan next month while the scheduled match in Singapore has been axed due to pitch issues. The…

Sport

Black Caps' lack of preparation showed

Brendon McCullum's expression summed up the first ODI of a long summer about right: South Africa killed New Zealand softly at Bay Oval in Mt Maunganui yesterday.

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