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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.

Key's chance to take control

If Key wants to make life a lot easier, he should immediately seek leave to make a personal explanation when Parliament sits, writes John Armstrong.

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.

Price hike for 'affordable' homes

The Government's much-flaunted affordable home build in Auckland has just become a little less affordable after developers were granted a series of price hikes.



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Air NZ tackles Dreamliner bug

Dreamliners will be shut down completely every three months after tests by Boeing exposed a problem that could cause the plane to lose control.

Sheep meat price drops 10%

Sheep meat prices have fallen by about 10 per cent over the past two months, driven by a drop in demand in China and difficult conditions in another important export…


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.

Life & Style




On autopilot

Winston Aldworth wonders how long it will be until pilots are completely replaced by machines.





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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