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Herald scoops media awards

The NZ Herald has swept the annual Canon Media Awards, winning overall best newspaper, best website, reporter of the year, photographer of the year and more.

The secret diary of John Campbell

"It's been my habit these past 24 years at TV3 to sit down at my desk and work on news stories. But my desk went missing last week and this morning the chair was gone."…

Budget 2015

Stability a plus for small firms

It was pleasing to see the Government didn't have any major surprises for small business in the Budget. We know small businesses hate surprises, Victoria Crone.

Alex Malley: English deserves applause

As a picture of New Zealand's forecast financial performance and the Government's fiscal plans, Finance Minister Bill English's seventh Budget impresses, Alex Malley…


Takeovers better than schemes

Oz study's analysis based on value for shareholders telling with activity picked to rise in NZ this year, Brian Gaynor writes.


Christopher, Robert now endangered names

Christopher and Robert are on the brink of extinction as children's names. But other old standards such as Brian, Kevin, Peter, Paul and Stephen are even rarer, having…


Police seize Nazis' black market art

A pair of horses which once stood outside Adolf Hitler's grandiose Reich Chancellery in Berlin has been recovered by police probing a Nazi black market art ring.

Life & Style





Governance at Blues a dismal failure

According to the New Zealand Rugby Union, there were two major objectives when in September 2013 it opened up a share of the Blues to a private equity company.



Rugby: Blues could trip up Canes

It should be a walk in Eden Park. The Blues barely have enough troops to pick a match-day 23; they are down on loose forwards, experienced players and direction from…

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