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MPs' one last spend-up

Departing and defeated MPs went out with a splurge on the taxpayer tab, with Mana leader Hone Harawira the biggest-spending MP, new expense details show.

Gunman's motive unclear

Terror arrived at the doors of the Canadian government today, as at least two gunmen mounted what appeared to be a co-ordinated attack in the heart of the capital.

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John Key's conversations with blogger Cameron Slater were not in his capacity as Prime Minister, he said yesterday as he faced questions in Parliament.

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Rugby: Highlanders add trio

The Highlanders have signed Tasman duo Alex Ainley and Marty Banks and Taranaki wing Waisake Naholo. Ainley has had a strong season at lock with the Makos after returning…

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League: Beale out to repay Kearney's faith

New Kiwis winger Gerard Beale admits he needs to repay the faith shown by Stephen Kearney, after his surprise call up for the opening Four Nations match against Australia. After…

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