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Accused seen high-fiving

A teenager accused of murdering a homeless man in central Auckland was seen on CCTV footage high-fiving his friends moments after it is alleged the attack took place…

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Minister's Dotcom claims 'defy belief'

The minister who oversaw the granting of Kim Dotcom's residency is stretching credibility over explanations as to how the internet tycoon got into NZ, says Labour.

MH17: Major developments today

Today's developments in the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 tragedy in Ukraine, including black boxes handed over, 'death train' released by rebels, and Malaysia diverts…

Basin Reserve flyover plan axed

Those opposed to the proposed Basin Reserve flyover in Wellington were thrilled today after learning of an independent Board of Inquiry's decision to decline consent…


IRD warns of new telephone scam

Inland Revenue is warning of telephone scammers who are targeting people for money and threatening deportation and prison if it is not paid.


Big squeeze on Akl CBD property

Auckland businesses are squeezed for office space, and the central city is experiencing its most critical shortages of commercial real estate on record. So rents could…

Westpac trials new phone payments tech

Westpac says it has become the first bank in New Zealand - and one of only a handful around the world - to begin trialling a Host Card Emulation mobile payment system…


National MP Claudette Hauiti quits

National list MP Claudette Hauiti - who recently returned her parliamentary credit card she'd used for a overseas trip - is calling time on her political career.


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IPOs - deal or dud?

The number of companies wanting to list on the share market are coming through thick and fast at the moment but how do you know if they're going to be a good deal or…


Hard-man Skinner dies at 86

Boxer, grocer and farmer Kevin Skinner, around whom fact and legend swirled during his All Black heyday, has died in Auckland aged 86.


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