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Book bus crash: One dead

One person is dead after a car and Tauranga's mobile library bus crashed in Welcome Bay, as emergency services try to free another man still trapped.

Boy, 12, taunted from stolen laptop

"Low-life" thieves stole a family's courtesy car then logged into a 12-year-old boy's Facebook page and taunted him, saying "Catch me if you can I'm the ginger bread…

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Crash victims 'kind-hearted' givers

A Southland couple who died in a car crash after going missing on a Sunday drive were a farming couple who were known for their kind-hearted giving. Cyril Kubala, 86…

Business

Xero's Drury downplays US float talk

Xero chief executive Rod Drury has poured cold water on speculation about developments in the company's US listing plans, saying an Australian media report is "wildly…

$65k fine for breaching NZX rules

A company has been fined after associates of the firm traded shares of Z Energy and other companies during the holding period following IPO's.

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Fund managers wary of Orion price

The ink is barely dry on the announcement of Orion Health's up to $150m sharemarket listing and fund managers are already talking down the offer's price - even though…

Rugby

Rugby: Slade called up to Barbarians

The Barbarians have called up last weekend's Bledisloe Cup match winner Colin Slade to take on Australia at Twickenham on November 1. The New Zealand first-five converted…

All Blacks 'must give Carter time'

Robbie Deans believes Dan Carter should be given all the time he needs to get fit in order to take the All Blacks to "another level" at the World Cup.

Deans backs Cheika as coach

Robbie Deans has backed Waratahs coach Michael Cheika to be the best option for the Wallabies' hotseat, saying today he has the singlemindedness required to bind a disparate…

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