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Rust hits new Eden Park stand

Rust is already affecting Eden Park's redeveloped South Stand just four years after it was built - but stadium bosses have described the problem as "minor".

Brent Scott 'had nothing left'

The man accused of killing his estranged wife Heidi Welman-Scott had previously booked a plane ticket home to South Africa and according to his best mate had "nothing…

Fears over bowler's mental state

As family, friends and cricket legends gathered at a Sydney hospital to say goodbye to Phillip Hughes, the 25-year-old's sister, Megan, sat with devastated cricketer…

Miracle escape as house crushed

A young Auckland man rose uninjured from rubble after a 55-tonne crane smashed "like a guillotine" through his upstairs bedroom. "It's something I'll never forget -…

Revealed: 'Wildly out' valuations

Real estate industry experts have labelled the latest residential property revaluations dangerous, with calls for the mass appraisal system to be overhauled or scrapped…

National

250,000 expected for 'best free show'

There have been near-disasters with Christmas floats crashing into buildings, rain wrecking the displays and a cat giving birth mid-parade - but the Farmers Santa Parade…

Business

Landlords' top suburbs

Landlords with properties in Otara, Mangere, Glen Innes and Mangere Bridge are reaping Auckland's highest returns.

Opec still pumping despite drop

Reflecting its lessening oil clout, Opec has decided to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result…

Auckland place to find work

New Zealand's economy remains patchy and continues to give off mixed signals, says Shamubeel Eaqub, NZIER principal economist.

World

Sales of guns soar after Ferguson riots

Racially charged protests in Ferguson are fuelling an exponential increase in gun sales among mainly white customers at one of the premier shooting ranges in the United…

Politics

Life & Style

Brunch: Open Table, Ellerslie

The menu is probably the most adventurous I've seen in Auckland. Free-range eggs, toast and tomato sauce made to a family recipe is the only standard option. Less traditional…

Your Money

Technology

NZ mobile industry tracking well - NZIER

New Zealand's mobile phone sector is performing well on an international basis, with competitive pricing and good mobile coverage, according to a report released this…

Rugby

All Blacks trio on China mission

A trio of All Blacks have been on a three-pronged mission to China this week. The players, Aaron Cruden, TJ Perenara and Patrick Tuipulotu, have been in Beijing for…

Sport

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