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Bizarre police chase

A driver speeding at 150km/h dropped a hitch-hiker off on the side of the road before continuing to flee police until his car caught fire.

Road toll stands at two

The holiday weekend road toll was at two today as the New Zealand Transport Agency urged motorists to be patient on the roads.

Hitch hits televised Lotto draw

A technical snarl hit the Lotto Powerball machine live on air last night with $9m at stake. The televised draw turned to farce when the Powerball machine refused to…



From Russia with promises

Oil tycoon Mikhail Khimich's promises to transform sleepy Waiwera have so far come to nothing. The Herald investigates why his ventures have struggled.


Lone wolf jihadist fears

It is arguably the greatest security challenge of the modern age - how to prevent "lone wolf" fanatics from committing devastating acts of terrorism.


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Moves to protect student apps

An Auckland school is seeking legal advice on how to best protect the intellectual property of students who are designing and programming apps.


Rugby: Euro rugby's new arena

Coliseum Sports Media look set to expand their content after securing some European rugby rights previously screened by Sky TV.


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