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Ex-PM facing legal action

Ex-Prime Minister Jenny Shipley says she will "vigorously defend" legal action she is facing from the liquidators of collapsed property group Mainzeal.

How to upstage the bride

Her smile says 'congratulations' but her eyes say something else. The wedding photo that went viral, for all the wrong reasons.

$1m for this $495k home

The agent says the price demonstrates the fierce competition among investors and developers for properties with subdividable sections.


Houses paid by drug sales seized

Two residential addresses in Whakatane with a combined value in excess of $500,000 have been restrained by order of the High Court at Rotorua. These properties were…


The woman who took on Fifa

It was this woman's decision to give the final go-ahead for the prosecutions and to request that Swiss police begin rounding up the most important men in football.

Archbishops knew of sex abuse priest

Two Sydney archbishops knew of paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale's "sexual problems" and that he should be kept away from children, an inquiry has heard.



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Long haul pays off for tenacious Canes

It's taken time but the Hurricanes are more than competitive and have led the charge in the competition this year with 12 wins from 13 games under new coach Chris Boyd…

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