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Boy wakes from coma

An 11-year-old stabbed in the head with a pair of classroom scissors has woken from a coma - and his survival means the boy believed responsible will not be charged.

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Dramatic rescues from floods

At least a dozen families were in a welfare centre last night after one of the longest and most damaging storms in years lashed the country.

Kids shun rugby for football

In the aftermath of the tragic death of Jordan Kemp, we examine the way parents are increasingly turning their back on rugby to keep their children safe.

Football: Germany's Loew on a high

If you think the All Blacks are consistent - take a look at the German football team. Just like their cars and appliances, German sides are uber reliable, in a much…

National

Business

Fonterra's deal targets China

Fonterra's alliance with the American healthcare giant, Abbott, will allow the cooperative to accelerate its expansion in China.

Banking boss helps migrants

BNZ's head of migrant banking, Frank Cui, reckons he has a pretty good grasp of the challenges immigrants face when building a new life in NZ.

Guidance for young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs can tap the business secrets of experienced directors and mentors through a new fund kicked off by the University of Auckland Business School.

Politics

World

Remembering the Ramones

NEW YORK (AP) The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And…

Life & Style

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Rugby

Rugby: Playoff spots decided

The Crusaders, the Chiefs and the Highlanders have each earned spots in this year's Super Rugby playoffs. New Zealand conference winners the Crusaders finished in…

Sport

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