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Waterview's weak concrete

NZ's biggest listed company has revealed how one of its businesses made faulty and weak concrete and sent it out to many building sites, including the Waterview project…

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Wanted man found sleeping on couch

A Northland man arrested over a dramatic rush-hour car chase through Auckland this morning was found asleep on a stranger's couch this afternoon.



Bringing the lovin' back

McDonald's global headquarters is concerned customers aren't lovin' it anymore, and is working on a plan to win them back.


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Japan: Snowblind in Niseko

If perfect ski snow is your passion this is the Japanese destination for you, but don't count on admiring the scenery, writes David Lewis.



Could NZ host the Olympics?

The most powerful person in the Olympic movement today opened the door to New Zealand putting in a bid to host the Games.


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…

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