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Sutton accuser not alone

The woman who filed a formal complaint of sexual harassment against her boss Roger Sutton was driven to take a stand because of what she says was similar treatment of…

The rapid fall of Bill Cosby

With every day that passes, it seems the rosy image of Bill Cosby as the beloved, sweater-clad dad of The Cosby Show is being further tarnished by allegations that he…

Sausages save man's sliced finger

A slab of frozen sausages and a mercy dash through peak-hour traffic on Auckland's motorways in a police car saved the day after a man severed his finger while using…

Xi jaunt 'my kind of visit': Key

When they closed the door on President Xi Jinping's Boeing 747 at Auckland Airport yesterday, John Key turned to his wife, Bronagh, and said: 'That's my kind of visit.'…

'Wacky' winemaker tastes success

Yealands Family Wines won the supreme award at the NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards this week, as well as winning the restorative impact award earlier…



Super getting harder: report

New Zealand's fiscal outlook is not dire, but threatens to become so if the issues of an ageing population and poor-quality government spending are not addressed, says…

Secretary still keeper of secrets

The term "secretary" comes from the Latin for secret. Back in the day, a secretarius was someone who worked for someone of great importance, like a king, and was in…


Polly want a crack addict?

Italian police yesterday revealed an enormous collection of animals confiscated in recent months from jailed or arrested mafia bosses.


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Your Money

New banknotes unveiled

The Reserve Bank has unveiled more vibrant and secure banknote designs which will progressively enter circulation later next year.



Barrett ready to light fuse in Cardiff

Wales, consider yourselves warned. The All Blacks are in the mood to run the ball against you tomorrow and in Beauden Barrett they feel they have the ideal man at No…

Testing time for England's coach

With England in turmoil on the field and Samoa in a crisis off it, there will be an unexpected edge to tomorrow's test at Twickenham when they meet for the first time…


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