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Guilty plea through tears

A man who stabbed his wife and daughter to death in their West Auckland home spent the next seven months trying to dupe health professionals into thinking he was insane…

Glasgow shoppers killed by truck

Six people were killed and at least seven others injured in Glasgow when a bin lorry ploughed into crowds of Christmas shoppers in what appeared to be a tragic accident…

National

Business

Kathmandu shares plunge

Kathmandu's shares have slipped to a near two-year low as the outdoor retailer blames low consumer confidence for a subdued…

Station buy swells APN's radio foothold

APN News & Media has increased its presence in the Australian broadcasting scene through the purchase of Perth radio station 96FM from rival publisher Fairfax Media.

Watchdog's probe clears Fletcher

The Commerce Commission says it found no evidence that Fletcher Building's Winstone Wallboards unit engaged in anti-competitive behaviour to protect its dominance in…

World

Politics

Partial victory in Red Nose battle

A New Zealand charity has won the right to use Red Nose Day in New Zealand after a challenge by an Australian charity, but it has not won its case outright.

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 by police over an assault complaint…

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…

Life & Style

Video

Video

Kiwi story of Christmas

We enjoyed this video so much previous years that we decided to share it with you again. The Christmas Story - as told by the children of St Paul's Church. Courtesy…

Entertainment

Travel

Opinion

SkyCity must meet bargain

SkyCity's bid to build the convention centre was accepted for one reason: it did not need public money. Unless it can meet its side of the bargain, all bets are off.

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Sport

Ko expected to play NZ Open

New Zealand Golf are expected to confirm this afternoon that Lydia Ko will tee it up in next year's national open. The…

Greg Smith appointed coach of Black Ferns

Former Chiefs hooker and Waikato coach Greg Smith has been appointed head coach of the New Zealand Black Ferns team through to the next Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017. New…

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