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Teina Pora finally free

Privy Council quashes convictions for rape and murder of Susan Burdett in 1992. The former star school league player had spent 20 years in prison for the crimes.

NZ's part in spy network exposed

New Zealand's role in the vast United States spy network is about to be revealed, giving an unprecedented insight into the workings of our intelligence agencies.



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Abbott confirms 300 more troops

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed yesterday that 300 more of the Australian Defence Force would be deployed to Iraq in a non-combat training role.

$163m blowout - and counting

The $163 million cost of changing the child support rules will increase further when the IRD implements a completely new computer system.


Wall St dips as car sales disappoint

Wall Street moved lower from record highs overnight after disappointing car sales lowered the appeal of equities for now, as investors await a speech from Federal Reserve…

Bryers needs to get back on feet

Mark Bryers is running out of time to get back on his feet, his lawyer told a High Court hearing seeking to discharge the former boss of Blue Chip.

Martin Aircraft stock proving volatile

The Martin Aircraft Company is proving to be a highly volatile investment, with the New Zealand jetpack maker's stock price rocketing one minute and crashing back to…


Life & Style



Taylor Swift becoming a godmother

Our social media scout Cam Mansel gives you the run down of things you might have missed in the weird and wonderful world of celebrity social media.



Dylan Cleaver: Even the stinkers are good

The ICC, unwittingly, might have stumbled upon the magic algorithm that lifts a tournament from the mundane to the spectacular. Sharpen a pencil to jot this down, because…


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