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Bolger's big taxpayer tab

Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger has racked up more than $100,000 in travel expenses on the taxpayer tab in the last three years.

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.

The daughter Diana longed for

For some of those watching, the symbolism must have evoked nostalgic tears; for others sheer pleasure that, one generation on, it had happened at last.



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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.

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Shane Bond reveals fast bowling secrets

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Rugby: Carter comfortable at 12

If Dan Carter wants to be playing more at first five for the Crusaders, he's not showing it. The All Blacks first five's final Super Rugby season has seen him largely…

Loss of key players leaves big holes

The Blues will likely be without loose forward Jerome Kaino and utility back Charles Piutau for the rest of the season, so let's look at how damaging their absences…

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…

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