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Blessie trial in jeopardy?

The story about the Blessie Gotingco case, which ran in an overseas publication, contained several comments that could result in the trial being aborted.

AT accused of bullying couple

Council property agents have been warned off "bullying" an elderly couple into a rush sale of their home for a new highway parallel to the Southern Motorway.



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Price hike for 'affordable' homes

The Government's much-flaunted affordable home build in Auckland has just become a little less affordable after developers were granted a series of price hikes.


Sheep meat price drops 10%

Sheep meat prices have fallen by about 10 per cent over the past two months, driven by a drop in demand in China and difficult conditions in another important export…

McDonald's unveils world turnaround plan

McDonald's wants to "simplify, simplify, simplify " but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale. CEO Steve Easterbrook said today that he will…


Isis claims link to shooting

Two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been killed, authorities said.

Life & Style




Maine: Catch a fresh dining scene

After a last day of hiking at Maine's Acadia National Park, creeping up the steep face of Precipice, the hand-over-hand ascent on the east side of Mount Desert Island…




All Blacks injury toll

The All Blacks are suffering their fair share of injuries in this World Cup year. As No. 1 hooker Dane Coles returned to action for the Hurricanes, three other test…

Rugby: Hurricanes re-sign dynamic duo

Outside backs Matt Proctor and Nehe Milner-Skudder have re-signed with the Hurricanes until the end of 2017. Both Milner-Skudder, 24, and Proctor, 22, have proven themselves…

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