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Death an 'absolute tragedy'

A senior police officer involved in the search for missing Christchurch rebuild worker Hayden Cossey has described the "absolute tragedy" of finding him dead at a remote…

NZ pilots' retirement row

Two Kiwi pilots have won the right to stay in their jobs, after arguing that being forced to retire at the age of 55 was discrimination under New Zealand laws.



Kathmandu warns of slow Christmas

Kathamandu Holdings, the outdoor equipment retailer, has reported a slowdown in sales growth after a subdued start to Christmas shopping in its Australian market. The…

APN buys Perth radio station from Fairfax

Australia's APN News and Media said it had bought Perth radio station 96FM from rival publisher, Fairfax Media, for A$78 million. APN, which recently put its New Zealand…



Cloud over National MP's future

The three-year political career of National Northland MP Mike Sabin is in the balance after a report that he is under investigation…

Poor water blights beaches

A world-class surfing spot and one of Northland's most picturesque strands of coastline are among more than 40 swimming beaches hit with a "caution" label for water…

Sony says Obama kept in the loop

US President Barack Obama has become embroiled in a dispute with the makers of the comedy The Interview over how much the White House knew about North Korea's threats…

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UK Christmas ad a viral hit

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a UK tradition, and the 2014 version is called #MontyThePenguin. It has clocked up over 16 million views in a couple of weeks. The…


The best NZ TV moments of 2014

New Zealand TV website The Spinoff is recapping 2014 and looking forward to 2015 all week. Here they present the best and strangest moments in New Zealand television…




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