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Brown's black budget

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has released the first draft of a new 10-year budget that includes $2.8 billion of cuts to capital projects.

Hospitals struggle with flu surge

A hospital struggling with an upsurge of influenza and similar illnesses is appealing to patients to see their GP early rather than waiting and going to the emergency…


Election 2014


Westland Milk payout slashed

Westland Milk Products, the Hokitika-based dairy cooperative, has overtaken rival Fonterra in cutting its forecast payout to farmers.


Life & Style

Seven ways to stop a tantrum

While toddler tantrums are to be expected, they can still be distressing for the child and the parent. Here are some ideas to curb the meltdown.

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Tennis: Opening doubles win for Erakovic

Marina Erakovic and doubles partner Arantxa Parra Santonja have advanced through to the second round of the US Open. The New Zealand and Spanish duo were too strong…

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